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American History

American History

Discover rare and previously unpublished American History content. Deep dive into the Plymouth Rock landing, westward expansion, the Civil War, women’s suffrage, the Great Depression, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement, the Space Race, the Gay Rights Movement, the Iraq War, and more. You’ll uncover the inspiring voices of Native Americans, African Americans, women, the LGBT community, and other traditionally underrepresented groups in American History.


With unique tools for research, teaching, and learning, Alexander Street’s American History resources trace North America from its native roots to the emergence and evolution of the United States.

Students, faculty, and scholars will discover:

  • Rare and previously unpublished content
  • The most comprehensive coverage
  • Exceptional partners
  • Award-winning collections
  • Broad-ranging media, including newsreels, documentaries, oral histories, scholarly essays, photographs, newspapers, regimental rosters, conference proceedings, political pamphlets, letters, diaries, and other archival documents

Featured Collections

American History in Video

People who witness notable historic moments, either in real time or on film, remember forever how they felt...

Human Rights Studies Online

In the 20th century alone, more than 20 million people died as a result of genocide. Still millions of others...

60 MINUTES: 1997-2014

For the first time ever, nearly two decades of television’s most preeminent program are available online...

Black Studies in Video

Black Studies in Video is an award-winning black studies portfolio that brings together seminal...

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