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Signing of the Constitution, 1940 painting by Howard Chandler Christy


Cite your sources!

EasyBib: the bibliography maker.

Use these Reliable Resources

Tulsa Public Schools Online Subscription Databases

  • Use History Resource Center: US
  • Use Issues and Controversies in American History -- American History reads like a "Choose your own adventure" novel when you read this database. People argued and debated everything. As you read, ask yourself, "What if? questions. For example, what if The Articles of Confederation had supported a strong centralized federal government instead of a government with strong states' rights? How would things be differen?

Primary Sources


Print Resources -- encyclopedias, almanacs, library books and more

  • Carver Library Catalog - Click on Carver and then login
  • Biographies
    • Go to the 92's (under the flag). The books are arranged by the last name of the person you want the biography for. For example, if you want a book about George Washington Carver, you would go to 92 CAR.
    • Go the 920's (with the other non-fiction books). These books are about groups of people that have something in common. For example, you might find books about African American Inventors, Famous Women, Baseball players, and other groups of people. Usually each chapter is about a different person.
  • Reference books - Use the general and specialized encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference books. Reference books are to be used in the library only. The idea is that you can always get your question answered because the reference books will always be available to you.