Last Updated: Aug 17, 2016
Databases are ideal for beginning your research because they will provide a lot of basic information quickly and they are so easy to cite!
- American Government: ABC CLIO
Type the name of the colony/state in the search box.
The MLA citation for each source is at the bottom of the article.
- Student Resources in Context
This database has a "browse topics" tab on the left hand side of the screen. When you choose the name of your colony/state, you will be brought to a portal that has an overview article and a variety of other articles that will be helpful.
Additionally, you can look at the articles on this page about the economic development of the colony.
You can also use the search box to find specific information.
The MLA citation at the bottom of the article.
If you need a password, use 'elvis.'
- Economic History of individual colonies
These articles came from Student Resources in Context.
- Daily Life Through History
Type "Colonial North America" into the search bar.
Switch tabs to "Topic Center" and choose "Introduction to Colonial North America."
Each article's or image's MLA citation will be at the bottom of the page.