Connects contemporary issues with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with those of other countries.
A bibliographic resource that provides a robust source of information focusing on the history and life of the United States and Canada
Discover details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful from their modern-day perspectives.
An irresistible yet authoritative online resource that covers popular culture in America, both past and present—in a package as dynamic as the topic it covers.
This interactive database offers a combination of authoritative research sources and engaging current events features on all 50 U.S. states.
Complete with overviews of more than 30 wars, this resource includes timelines, causes and consequences, portraits of opponents, and links to supporting facts and figures.
Develops global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that influence our world.
Ranging from the dawn of prehistory, through the great ancient empires, to the beginning of the Renaissance, this unique online resource explores history in every corner of the globe.
Covers a broad range of topics including the evolution of modern Europe; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; and the last 100 years of conflicts and international cooperation.
A comprehensive reference resource that makes research on faith and belief across humanity easier and enables a deeper understanding of the complex issues facing us in the 21st century.
A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies
Country Reviews, Country Wire, Data, Maps, the Global Guide and the Political Intelligence Briefing and Wire. Grades 6-12
Facts and arguments on current events topics and social issues.
Research information on the lives of important inventors, explorers, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, women and more.
Research information about the world around you including families, maps and holidays.
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.
Created for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines Gale reference content with age-appropriate videos, periodicals, primary sources, and more
Full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted website