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American History - General Resources

American Studies at the University of Virginia
A variety of American history information, maps, and virtual tours. Some topics covered include: American Slave Narratives, Democracy in America, Frontier in American History, and The Capitol Project.

American History 102: Civil War to the Present
An excellent site which includes a great deal of information regarding American history, covering such topics as: the effects of the Civil War, the "Old West," Spanish-American War, Prohibition, the Great Depression, the Civil Rights movement, Nixon and Watergate,
and much more.

American Memory
Collections of primary source and archival material relating to American culture and history.

Archiving Early America
The Internet's unique resource for early America. Here you will find primary source material -- all digitally displayed -- from 18th Century America. An array of original newspapers, maps and writings -- authentic documents that form an historical record of a significant time in the American experience." Includes the First State of the Union Address and the Farewell Address by George Washington, plus 'Treaties and Ordinances,' newspaper clippings, etc.

The History Place
This site is a treasure chest filled with large collections of historical imagines, sounds, and information waiting to be opened. Included is an exceptional presidential section.
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The History Net
Various history magazines contribute many interesting articles and photos at this site. The focus of this site is on American history, with current and previous issues providing a variety of articles on America's past. Use the 'Article Index" or the "Article Search" to help find a specific article. You can also test your knowledge of history with their "Daily Quiz." An index to theleft of your screen will take you to world history pages.

National Museum of American History
This timeline explores the American heritage through objects in the Museum's collections and exhibitions. To find more detailed information, click on any image.

United States History
This site presently contains documents such as the Constitution, and the Mayflower Compact, as well as a timeline of American history from 1492-1935.
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