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HIST 205: Historical Methods - Clarke/Arauza: Home

Subject and Keyword Focusing/Narrowing Terms

Combine the following search terms with your ancestry group (Germans, Germans from Russia, German Americans, Mexicans, Mexican Americans, Scandinavians, Swedish, Norwegian, Irish, British, Asian, Japanese, Chinese, etc.....)

Exodus

Migration

Immigration

Emigration

Forced migration

Settlement

Resettlement

Settlers

Relocation

Assimilation

Adoptions

Homestead Act

Try these to further focus:

Social

Culture

Cultural

History

Biography

Economic

Poverty

Military

Political

Work

Jobs

Family

Families

Children

Genealogy

Memoir

Women

Photographs

Diaries

Diary

Interview(s)

Letters

 

 

 

Primary vs. Secondary Sources & Literature Reviews

There are some great resources available on the web for determining whether a resource is considered primary or secondary.

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