|United States History Sources and Links
John A. Garraty. 1,001 Things Everyone
Should Know About American History. New
York: Doubleday, 1989.
Vincent Wilson, Jr. (editor). The Book of
Great American Documents. Silver Spring,
MD: American History Research Association, 1967.
Margaret Brown Klapthor. The First Ladies.
Washington, D.C.: White House Historical Association,
The Story of America.
Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest Association, 1975.
American National Biography Online
An exploration of American history through the lives of
the men and women who shaped the nation.
Discover what Abraham Lincoln had in his pockets on the
night he was assassinated, see a film of a break-dancer
from 1898, see fascinating facts about all 50 states and
the District of Columbia, and much more.
Archiving Early America
A unique array of primary source material from 18th
Century America. Scenes and portraits from original
newspapers, maps and writings come to life on your screen
just as they appeared to this country's forebears more
than two centuries ago.
Arlington National Cemetery
The Authentic History Center
Comprised of artifacts and
sounds from American popular culture, this site was
created to teach that the everyday objects in society
have authentic historical value and reflect the social
consciousness of the era that produced them. Authentic
also means conforming to fact, and therefore worthy of
trust, reliance, or belief.
Biographical Directory of the United States
Searchable database that includes
biographies of every past and current member of either
house of Congress.
The website companion to "The U.S. Constitution
& Fascinating Facts About It."
From Revolution to
A hypertext on American history from the colonial period
until modern times.
Independence Hall Association
Founded in 1942 to spearhead the creation of
Independence National Historical Park. The IHA owns the
website ushistory.org, which supports our mission to
educate the public about the Revolutionary and Colonial
eras of American history, as well as Philadelphia
National Women's Hall of Fame
A shrine to some of the greatest women in the
history of this country.
Ohio History Central
A readily accessible, online resource that
documents Ohio's natural history, prehistory, and history
through encyclopedic-style entries that are complemented
with multimedia elements.
Son of the South
Over 7,000 pages of original Civil War content,
including photographs, original illustrations, and
eye-witness accounts. This site also has extensive
sections on the Revolutionary War, the Mexican War, the
Republic of Texas, and Indians.
U.S. Department of State, Office of the
The Office of the Historian is responsible for
the preparation and publication of the official
historical documentary record of U.S. foreign policy in
the Foreign Relations of the United States series. It
researches and writes historical studies on aspects of
U.S. diplomacy for use by policymakers in the Department
and in other agencies, as well as for public information.
U.S. Senate Art and History
Virtual American Biographies
Over 30,000 personalities with thousands of 19th
Century illustrations, signatures, and exceptional life
LINKS OF INTEREST
"Moving Across America"
Thank you to Mia Snyder and her mother Nancy for
telling me about this page.
Taxation History of the United States
A page of links to information covering the
history of taxes in America, with emphasis on the taxes
that spawned the American Revolution.
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