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History, Recent U.S.: Home

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This subject guide covers recent US history, with “recent” defined rather broadly, as the history of the US starting in 1890.  This is a broad, general guide. 

Citing Sources

MU Libraries Citation Styles (MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian)

MU Libraries EndNote Instructions and Guides (EndNote citation management software)

Writing an Annotated Bibliography (MU Libraries guide)

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