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Newspaper Guide for History 200C: American Classics

resources for newspaper assignment for Fall 2015 History 200C

Welcome!

This guide will teach you about American newspapers in the 1800s. You will learn about the history of the American newspaper industry, and about the development of journalism and the concept of news. You will also learn about the people who produced newspapers as well as the people who read them.

Use the "Finding Historical Newspapers" page to access the digitized newspapers you'll use in your History 200C newspaper assignment.

Waud, A.R. "An Armed Neutrality". Engraved by G.H. Hayes. p. 291 in Beyond the Mississippi by Albert Richardson. Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Co., 1869.

Image credit: Waud, A.R. "An Armed Neutrality". Engraved by G.H. Hayes. p. 291 in Beyond the Mississippi by Albert Richardson. Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Co., 1869.