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Resources to help students complete Social Studies assignment on American social reformers
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Facts on File

Facts Cite

Fact Cite


World Book Online


Primary Sources

Salem Press eBooks



Search for famous persons in the ABC-CLIO AMERICAN HISTORY database:

American HistoryThis database has original content written for high school students.


Gale Databases and eBooks

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Fact on File

Search Issues & Controversies in American History


Annonatated Bibliography

Your annotated bibliography should Summarize, Assess, Reflect.

  • Summary of main topics covered by your source..
  • Author or intent. Who wrote the piece and why
  • Is it a biography of the person or is it informational on your topic?
  • Explain how this sources answers your research question.
  • Intended audience: high school students, general, or scholarly
  • Primary or Secondary: If it is a Primary source mention that it is, if not do not mention.
  • List special features: maps, pictures, timelines, diagrams
  • Note any shortcomings of the work.
  • How is this article different from the other articles you are using?
  • Keep 3rd person point of view: Do not use I, me, you, us, ours.

Works Cited

Use CVHS NoodleTools account to create your works cited/works consulted page for this assignment. 

CVHS Library NoodleTools account

Log in: firstname_lastname

Password: student ID number


What are Primary and Secondary Sources

What are Primary, Secondary and Teriary Sources?

Primary - first hand account, statistics, audio and video recordings, speeches, objects

Seconday - Reviewed or Summarized account of events, textbooks, histories, commentaries.

Teriary - Provide Overview and Context 


Books and eBooks

Useful titles.

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The Lincoln Library of Shapers of Society - Timothy Gall
Call Number: REF 920.02 LIN
ISBN: 9780912168234
Publication Date: 2008-01-01

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American Heroes
Call Number: REF 920.073 AME
ISBN: 9781587654572


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