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American History

Explore library resources related to U.S. history.

What is in this guide?

This guide includes library resources with information about various topics related to U.S. History. Pay close attention to the search tips and examples provided on each page. They will help make your research more successful. If you are having trouble, ask a librarian for help.

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Explore Topics

Gale in Context U.S. History

Once on the Browse Topics page, you can scroll through the list of topics, or use the drop-down menu to see topics by category.

Click the topic links to run a search for resources related to that topic.

Gale in Context: Browse Topics

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases from off campus is similar to what you use to access the PCC campus portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. For the username, use the first part of your myPittCC email address only. DO NOT include The password is exactly the same as what you use to log in to the campus portal. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses.