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SIRS Decades


This database features the 20th century through the perspective of primary and secondary source documents, articles, cartoons, recipes, and more. Explore each decade by clicking on it. There is a nice overview of the decade provided on each main page about the decade. There is a topic tree to the left side to explore more. 

This is a multi-disciplinary look at the decade and can be used for a variety of subjects!

Tips for using:
  • From the main page, click on the Document-Based Questions button to access a fabulous collection of DBQs!
  • From each source within SIRS Decades, you can click the Source button at the top of the page to view Source information. However, there is no citation generator! 
  • You can email yourself a copy of the article with source information as well. However, again there is no citation given.