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HSS 300 - Indian Removal Act of 1830 and its after-effects in the US: Introduction: Reference Sources

The Indian Removal Act was signed into law in 1830 by President Andrew Jackson. Some tribes went peacefully, but many resisted relocation. This guide provides access to resources for those researching this time period in US History

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Reference books at the OWHL

  • Reference books are located in the Garver Room. (The silent study room).
  • Reference books CANNOT be checked out or leave the library.
  • All reference books will have the prefix REF before the call number.

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Welcome to the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library and the History 300  OWHL Guide. Click on a tab above to see all of the relevant sources that are available for this assignment. If you have any questions, please see a librarian at the Help Desk!

Generally, information develops from specific to broad. An event happens, people report on it, people analyze it, and it becomes a part of the historical narrative. Your research sources should move in the opposite direction, from broad to narrow.

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