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Birth of the Modern

Reesarch guide supporting AHCS 121: Birth of the Modern

Getting Started with Historical Research

Start your research by looking through timelines and encyclopedias. Find out what was happening in the world from 1850-today

Art & Design Timelines

Encyclopedias

One very easy way to start your research is to look in an encyclopedia that will provide an overview of basic background information on a topic.

Wikipedia

Wikipedia is an excellent place to get background information. Be sure to check the references for material that will be more appropriate for your projects.See the WIKIPEDIA guide for more help.

Remember: Start your research here. Wikipedia articles do not count as sources in your papers.

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