American Colonial History Research Guide - LSC-North Harris

American Colonial History
Articles and lecture notes for Laura Whisler's HIST 1301, United States History to 1877.

Lecture Outline for Test 1

These notes are in Word files. Two packets of notes are available in the Reserve Room (LB 210 on the second floor) if you are unable to access these files.

Lecture Notes for Test 1
Additional Reading for Test 1

Additional reading material

The next two articles are available from Academic Search Complete. To view from your home or office, you must input your library borrower's card number located on the back of your student I.D. card. If you don't have a student I.D., please talk to one of our reference librarians about getting one.

  • The Princess Wild. (cover story) By: LaRoe, Lisa Moore. U.S. News & World Report, 1/29/2007, Vol. 142 Issue 4, p59-60, 2p.
  • The First Black Americans. (cover story) By: Hashaw, Tim. U.S. News & World Report, 1/29/2007, Vol. 142 Issue 4, p63-63, 1p.
Lecture Notes for Test 2

These notes are in Word files. Two packets of notes are available in the Reserve Room (LB 210 on the second floor) if you are unable to access these files.

Additional Reading for Test 2
Additional Reading for Test 3
  • The "Pastry War" from About.com
  • Santa Anna's Leg Took a Long Walk. 
  • "Dred Scott in History" by Walter Ehrlich from Westward. Vol 1 no. 1 Winter 1983. pp. 156 - 161. Located on Reserve.
  • "God's Angry Man," by Stephen B. Oates from American History Illustrated, January 1986, pp. 164 - 172. Located on Reserve.
  • "Bumps & Brains: The Curious Science of Phrenology: The Wrong Idea at The Right Time" by Michael Martin from American History Illustrated September 1984, pp. 144-148. Located on Reserve.
  • The Reconstruction Word Document. 7 pp. Online lecture.
  • Study Guide 14
  • Study Guide 16
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