History Databases

Gale In Context: Biography icon Biography (Gale in Context)
  • Contextual information on the world's most influential people, searchable by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth or death dates and places, gender, keyword, and full-text
  • Contains more than 650,000 biographical entries on international figures from all time periods and areas of study

Black Life in America

This primary source collection offers an expansive window into centuries of African American history, culture and daily life—as well as the ways the dominant culture has portrayed and perceived people of African descent.

Gale In Context: U.S. History icon U.S. History (Gale in Context)
  • Contextual information on hundreds of the most significant events, topics, and people in U.S. history
  • Empowers learners to develop informational literacy and critical thinking skills by offering a comprehensive, media-rich selection of reference works, news and periodical articles, vital primary sources, and more

Gale In Context: World History icon World History (Gale in Context)
  • Offers a chronicle of the cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race from antiquity to modern day in the form of rare primary sources, reliable reference, and multimedia content
  • Content is aligned with state and national curriculum standards