Evidence found in newspaper, magazine and journal articles is more specific than background information and support your arguments. Scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles are often required for academic papers. These articles are found using subscription library databases.
The short list of databases on this page may be particularly useful for your assignment. A full list of our databases can be found here:
The Chinese Exclusion Act is one example of the short video clips you can view in the Intelecom database. Also see the Films on Demand database for full-length videos.