Presidential Essay

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Edward Rodgers
Research Portfolio Step 2: Locating Resources Related to Your Topic

1. Visit a library, either in person or online. Access the library’s online database system. Look through the titles of the databases and note five databases that you think would contain articles about the issue you chose in research portfolio step 1. Write or type the names of the five databases.

American Government (ABC-CLIO)

African American History (Infobase Publishing)

African American Experience (ABC-CLIO)

History Reference Center (EBSCO)

U.S. History in Context (Gale)

2. In the five databases, look for articles about the issue you chose to research. List the biographical information about each article and write a question that you think the article might answer.

Does the media play a role in the Presidential Nomination process?

Author (if one is given)
Article title of article Assessing the 2012 U.S. presidential election
Magazine / Journal name Presidential Studies Quarterly
Publication date September 2014
Page numbers of original printed article (if applicable) Presidential Studies Quarterly 44.3 (2014): 384+
Database name U.S. History in Context (Gale)
Library name Gale
Library city, state
Access date 6/22/2016

Database URL

Can the President create a Secret Police?

Author (if one is given) Budiansky, Stephen
Magazine / Journal name American Heritage
Publication date Oct2004
Page numbers of original printed article (if applicable) p55
Database name History Reference Center (EBSCO)
Library name EBSCOHOST
Library city, state
Access date 6/22/2016
Database URL

Did the stock market play a role in Barack Obama getting reelected?

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