Industrial Revolution

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD. – A lithograph poster, 1869, for the Transcontinental Railroad, depicting Chinese laborers and snow sheds on the Central Pacific Railroad.. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May  Accessed 11 Jan 2018.


Search the AHS library catalog for books about leaders and inventions of the Industrial Revolution.


GVRLSearch the Gale Virtual Reference Library for eBook articles about the Industrial Revolution and the men and women associated with that time period.


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U.S. History in ContextUsHistoryInContext   Search for the reform you are studying to find articles from newspapers, reference books, magazines, and more.

ABCCLIO Am HistABC-CLIO American History  and ABC-CLIO American Government    Use the search box to find articles about and images of your subject.

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Salem_HistorySalem History offers a online library of biography, history, and primary source document reference. Search for the Progressive Era leader you are studying.  Ask Ms. Dragoo for the password.

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