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U.S. History Spring Research Paper: Find a Topic


Discover a Topic that Interests You

The following online databases can be helpful when you're looking for a topic for your research paper. 


The following Infobase databases are clearly organized and browsable, which can be helpful as you explore topics. They contain overview articles, biographies, primary sources, ebook content, videos and slideshows, images, timelines, maps, and graphs.


In addition to the subscription databases, take a look at the Websites tab of this guide. Many of the websites are great for discovering a topic too!