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United States History Resources

  • Historical Documents on America and Terrorism (Avalon Project - Yale Law School)
  • Historical Texts (Dick Grefe)

  • The Making of America (a digital library of 19th century books and periodicals)

  • Panoramic Maps, 1847-1929 (American Memory - Library of Congress)

  • Web Sources for Military History (Richard Jensen)

  • Words and Deeds in American History (Library of Congress)

  • American Women's History: A Research Guide
  • National Women's History Project
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1775-2000

  • Harper's Weekly: The Civil War Era and Reconstruction (1857-1877) (full text with illustrations)

  • The Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1800 (full text of an 18th century newspaper)

  • Historical Newspapers - Washington Post
  • Historical Newspapers - New York Times

  • Religion and the Founding of the American Republic (Library of Congress)

  • Early Virginia Religious Petitions (American Memory - Library of Congress)

  • The Capital and the Bay: Narratives of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay Region (American Memory - Library of Congress)

  • Guide to Impeachment and Censure Materials Online

  • Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson (1868)

  • The North American Indian (photographs by Edward Curtis)

  • American and British History Resources on the Internet

  • West Web
  • History of the American West, 1860-1920 (American Memory)

  • Native American History and Related issues
  • American Indians: Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
  • Native American Documents Project

  • American Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library

  • A Century of Lawmaking For a New Nation (U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873

  • American Studies at the University of Virginia

  • AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History
  • Documents in Law, History & Diplomacy, 18th-20th Centuries (Avalon Project - Yale Univ.)
  • 19th Century Documents Project (Furman University)
  • Some Important Documents of American History from the 18th and 19th Centuries [with links to other documents]
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • United States Historical Maps (University of Georgia)
  • American History Sites

  • U.S. Supreme Court (FindLaw) (historic Supreme Court cases)
  • The Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Congressional Record (1995-present)

  • The History Net (National Historical Society)
  • A Hypertext on American History

  • Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-present
  • Biography and Genealogy Master Index
  • Presidents of the United States (POTUS)
  • Presidential Libraries (Herbert Hoover to the present)
  • Thomas Jefferson Digital Archive (University of Virginia)

  • Abraham Lincoln Research Site (Roger Norton)
  • Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project
  • Abraham Lincoln Papers (Library of Congress)
  • Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

  • 19th century American historical figures
  • 19th century United States historical, literary and cultural studies online (Washington State University)

  • Ulysses S. Grant Home Page

  • National First Ladies Library

  • The American South Home Page
  • Documenting the American South
  • AmericanSouth.org

  • The Vietnam Conflict, 1945-1975

  • A Midwife's Tale (The American Experience - PBS)
  • Hoover Dam (The American Experience - PBS)

  • World War I: Trenches on the Web
  • World War I
  • The World War I Document Archive

  • George Washington Diaries (Library of Congress)
  • George Washington Papers (Library of Congress)
  • George Washington Papers (University of Virginia)
  • Thomas Jefferson Papers (Library of Congress)
  • James Madison Papers (Library of Congress)

  • Facts.com (Facts on File News Services)

  • Theodore Roosevelt Association
  • A Gallery of TR Photographs

  • Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers (American Memory - Library of Congress)

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