1) American History - ABC-Clio
This is a database by ABC-Clio. It covers American History from exploration of the New World to the present. The editors write encyclopedia-type articles, provide links to related topics, and links to primary source documents (like speeches and maps) in the right sidebar.
2) Facts On File online database portal
African-American History Online
American History Online
American Indian History Online
American Women's History Online
3) U.S. History in Context
This database provides "packages" of articles from magazines, reference books, copies of primary sources, videos, maps, and more. You can browse through the topics listed or type your keyword into the search box.
EVERYDAY LIFE IN HISTORY:
4) Daily Life - ABC-Clio
This database provides articles and collections of primary source materials, like photographs, that explain what daily life was like. Go to "Eras" and look for:
- Exploring New Lives, the 17th and 18th Centuries, OR
- Revolutionary and Industrial Lives, the 19th Century
Then look for your time period and country. You can find articles on home life, work, education, what people did during their free time, etc..
GENERAL RESEARCH ON ALL TOPICS:
5) Encyclopedia Britannica - High School
General encyclopedias provide overviews on all topics.