Here are several reference and circulating books to get you started in your research:
Set contains 42 articles (25 to 135 pages each) which traces the evolution of key indicators of American social thought through the decades of the 20th century. Key indicators include: immigration, the economy, fashion, housing, sports, family life, race, gender, religion, science, transportation and others.
Volume 1-Chapter 1-Agriculture-Chapter 2-Business and Economics-Chapter 3-Crime, Law Enforcement, and Legal Justice-Chapter 4-Education-Chapter 5-Family-Chapter 6-Health, Disabilities, and Health Care-Chapter 7-Housing-Chapter 8-Income, Spending, and Wealth-Chapter 9-Labor and Employment.
Volume 2-Chapter 10-Media-Chapter 11-Military and Military Affairs-Chapter 12-Miscellany-Chapter 13-Politics and Elections-Chapter 14-Population-Chapter 15-The Professions-Chapter 16-Religion-Chapter 17-Slavery and the Slave Trade-Chapter 18-Sports and Leisure-Chapter 19-Vital Statistics-Reference Resources-Subject Index-Index by Year.
Provides a chronology of Native North American history from 1500 to 1992
Contents:v. 1. A historical overview. Spanish explorers and colonizers. Significant documents. Historic landmarks. The family. Relations with Spain and Spanish America. Population growth and distribution. Language -- v. 2. Law and politics. Education. Business. Labor and employment. Women. Religion. Organizations. Scholarship. Literature. Art -- v. 3. Theater. Film. Music. Media. Science. Sports. Prominent Hispanics.
Chronological listings, from 1900 through 1981, of significant discoveries and developments in medicine, communications, transport, energy, food technology, and other fields.