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HIST 3401 | American Pluralism to 1877: a Resource Guide: Introduction

This Guide offers copyright-free and open-access resources in American history, including maps, digitized primary resources, art and photography, and online textbooks.


This open educational resource supports the teaching of HIST 3401, 'American Pluralism to 1877,' by offering materials for customizable syllabi. These include open source textbooks, databases, primary source documents, videos and more.

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Leo Belgicus Map image - link to Brooklyn College History website


Textbooks - link to Textbooks tab information

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Isaiah Thomas' Massachusetts Spy

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Freedmen voting in New Orleans, 1867

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