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Historical documents are a source of learning. There are a lot of websites online enriched with historical information. Among the Best of History is prominent. You will get history all around the world from that website. Other documents of historical participants, such as letters, records, maps can be a good source document. The study is continuously going on with those documents. Teachings can also include information about people who have lived in the past, such as names, dates of birth, addresses, and other information. The information includes the names of persons and places of interest as well as the dates and locations of events and events. The published documents include letters, records, maps, books, newspapers, magazines, and newspapers of the student period. 

We must be shameful that once upon a time there is a tradition of slavery. How was the life of slavery, how they live their lives and want to be was their sufferings are still again demanded of research? We can visualize some of those histories in museums. The New York Historical Society describes this resource as “a collection of manuscripts and materials documenting the history of slavery in the United States from the beginning of the Civil War to the end of World War II, kept by the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C. Please note that the explanatory essays and personal profiles in these resources are not primary sources, although they provide a useful context. The Salem witch trials were a dark part of history and there were hearings and prosecutions for doing witchcraft. The time was from February 1692 and May 1693. Thirty were found guilty and were executed.

You may be interested in searching the Chronicles of the American Revolution and the New York Times of the National Archives. However, the database does not explicitly classify the items listed in it as primary or secondary, and that it may even contain documents that you may want to use as secondary sources. You will have to apply your own judgment, but if you apply it, you will find a multitude of documents, transcripts, published and unpublished as well as original documents. 

Are we interested in what kinds of jobs women were doing in the past? Basically freedom of a woman was very much limited. They were engaged with baby and household activities. There is a learning page on The Library of Congress. Students can be benefited from there. Most of the digitized material contains a variety of books, magazines, newspapers, books on history, art, literature, the history of science, science fiction, and fantasy. But if you want to learn more you need to go to the exhibition gallery. You will find that there is a massive collection of books and articles.

Continuing to learn from history, one can change his life towards success and can go much much higher. We can easily learn from history. We can correct mistakes. The main way to know history is to read books, watch documentaries, and collect information from various websites. If we can’t correct our past mistakes, there will be misery. Reading history reveals more about the world, when it happened, when there was an outbreak of disease, when war broke out, how the economic downturn ended us, everything we know from history, as well as how people got rid of those problems.