ENG 2100T: Writing I - America - the 20th Century - Decade by Decade

Encyclopedia Covering American Decades

Encyclopedias contain overviews of topics, which can include

  • a historical context of your topic
  • names of key researchers
  • theories and key concepts
  • chronologies
  • lists of articles and books about a topic

Events - A Chronology Year-by-Year

Undecided about a topic to choose from your decade, browse through one of these reference books.


Once you have decided on your research topic, you might want to search these encyclopedias.