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Colonial America: Home

A gathering of resources about people, places & events during the Colonial Period

How to Use this Guide

This first page contains direct search links to databases, games and links about Colonial Life.  To find books on specific colonial themes click on the red tabs above.  All pages are a work in progress and will continously be updated as resources are located. Thank you for visiting.    -Ms. Callero

What is a reference source?

A REFERENCE SOURCE could be a book, print encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary or thesaurus, or a digital source like a database, online encyclopedia or verified website. Here you will learn the basics of your topic, fast facts and vocabulary words that you can use later as search terms.

Online Encyclopedia

Search for articles in the online encyclopedia.

ProQuest Database

Use the search box below to look for information in our ProQuest Databases

Student Research Center Database

Research databases
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Colonial Games

Learn about the Colonial period while playing the games below.

Interactive Experiences

Click on the links below to become part of the colonial experience.

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