American Icons – Junior Paper

American Icons ~ Junior Paper!


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News Sources


Google News is a computer-generated news service providing headlines and links to articles from over 50,000 news sources worldwide, including the Washington Post, the New York Times, CNN, the Boston Globe, etc.

To access the Google News Archives back to 2003, do a REGULAR Google Search, Click on the NEWS tab, then click on TOOLS on the right, and change RECENT to ARCHIVES. 

To search for News before 2003 (back to the 1800s!) use this search:

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Search the New York Times “Time Machine” back to 1851


(you’ll need to login first on the upper right of site: username: password: dragons15)

Book Sources

Search for books in the BHS Library…we have about 25,000 books!


google books

The goal of the Google Books Project is to scan every book in existence in the world. Over 30 million books have been scanned and are available for browsing and reading. Only books with a PREVIEW can be read. Since the pages are scanned, information cannot by copied and pasted from the Google Books website.

Website Tips

Add these Keywords to your Search: American Icon, Iconic, History, Symbol, Represents Search for YouTube videos and Podcasts too!

Citing Sources

Citing your sources in MLA format is easy at EasyBib!

How to cite a book from Google Books:

Burnett, William. Classic American Sports Cars. Scribner & Sons, 2012. Google Book Search. Web. 25 April 2018.

Image credits:
Google News archive: hershey news icon 2003 – 2010
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