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HIST 2600: American Civil War

One of the most hotly debated academic issues of the Civil War remains the motivation of common soldiers to fight in what still remains America’s costliest conflict.

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Schedule a time to talk with Amanda Binder, librarian for History, Political Science/MPA, Public Policy, Interdisciplinary Studies and Latin American Studies!

  • CONNECT: Schedule an appointment with me through Connect (undergraduates only) - If Connect is not working, use the FORM below.
  • EMAIL: Email me at with dates/times that work for you
  • FORM: Use the Research Consultation Request form

You can also use our CHAT service to get help from other librarians. Meetings can be in-person, by phone or online using Zoom. 

Schedule research appointments through Connect

1. Visit Connect (limited to undergraduates). Can also access from My Charlotte site.

2. Click on "Make an Appointment"

3. Select "Academic Support (Tutoring/Mentoring)"

4. Select "Atkins Library Research"

5. Select "Research History" or "Research Political Science" or "Research Latin American OR Interdisciplinary Studies"

6. Find my name under Librarian (Amanda Binder)

7. Scroll through current and future weeks to see my availability and claim an appointment!


Searching for scholarly articles in JSTOR

How-To Video: Searching Historical Newspapers

How-To Video: Searching for Secondary Sources

Atkins Chat