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Fayetteville-Manlius High School
8201 East Seneca Turnpike, Manlius, NY 13104
Principal, Mr. Raymond W. Kilmer, email - rkilmer@fmschools.org
Daily Schedule 7:45 a.m. - 2:06 p.m.
(315) 692-1900
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AP US History

What is a primary source?

A primary source is first hand evidence. It was there at the time of an event. It is contemporary to the period being studied. Examples of primary sources are speeches, letters, songs, legislation, court decisions, journals/diaries, interviews, artifacts, autobiographies, and photographs.

American Memory Page: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem

Avalon Project from Yale: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/20th.asp

NARA 100 Milestone Documents: http://www.ourdocuments.gov/content.php?flash=true&page=milestone

US History Primary Documents by Time Period: http://vlib.iue.it/history/USA/index.html

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: http://www.gilderlehrman.org

Smithsonian Institution: http://www.si.edu

A List of Primary Sources on the Web: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/instruct/guides/primarysourcesontheweb.html

AP TEXTBOOK

http://college.cengage.com/history/us/boyer/enduring_vision/5e/students/ace.html

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