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How to use this guide

Thanks for using the Valley Cottage Library's research companion to Ms. Reed's "American Revolution" assignment.

Use the links on this page to find encyclopedia entries, journal and magazine articles, and primary source documents pertaining to the American Revolution. 

IMPORTANT: If you are using this guide from home or from your school, you might have to enter your library barcode number to access the databases on this page.

Click on the "Primary Sources" tab for databases, websites, and books with speeches, letters, and other primary source documents from people associated with the American Revolution.

If you have any questions or suggestions to make this guide better, please contact us.

Grace Riario, Teen Librarian: gonzalez@rcls.org

Lauren Moore, Librarian lmoore@rcls.org

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Encyclopedia Britannica

Enter your search terms here to access articles from the Encyclopedia Britannica.
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Educational E-Book Collection

Salem History Online

Articles, biographies, and primary sources documents pertaining to important historical events.

Salem History





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Biography in Context

Are you researching a person? Type his or her name in the following box to get biographical articles.

Annals of American History

An excellent source for quotes from people associated with the American Revolution.  


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Grolier Online

Click to search Groiler Online or open one of the articles below.