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U.S. History: Pre-Colombian Era through the 19th Century

U.S. History: Pre-Columbian Era through the 19th Century





General U.S. History Web Sites
American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millenium
Freedom: A History of U.S. Home | PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/historyofus/index.html
EyeWitness to History - History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/
American Memory from the Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/
American Treasures of the Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/
Best History Websites
Annenberg Media - A Biography of America
http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/

Documenting the American South Homepage
HarpWeek: Explore History
http://www.visualhistory.com/
American Cultural History - The Twentieth Century
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decades.html

Colonial America

Hargrett Rare Library Map Collection - Colonial America
http://www.libs.uga.edu/darchive/hargrett/maps/colamer.html
EyeWitness To The Eighteenth Century
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/18frm.htm
Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive
http://etext.virginia.edu/salem/witchcraft
Religion and the Founding of the American Republic (Library of Congress Exhibition)
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/religion.html
Coin and Currency Collections at Notre Dame
http://www.coins.nd.edu
The Plymouth Colony Archive Project
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/users/deetz
Classics of American Colonial History: Introductory Page
http://www.dinsdoc.com/colonial-1.htm
Colonial Williamsburg… Where History Lives
http://www.history.org/history

Confederation and Constitution

The Avalon Project: The American Constitution - A Documentary Record
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/constpap.htm

Constitutional Topic: The Constitutional Convention
http://www.usconstitution.net/consttop_ccon.html

NARA | The National Archives Experience: Delegates to the Constitutional Convention
http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experien... constitution_founding_fathers.html

The Constitutional Convention of 1787
http://etcweb.princeton.edu/CampusWWW/Companion/co...

The Constitutional Convention: Day by Day Summary
http://teachingamericanhistory.org/convention/summ...


1800s

Culture
19th Century American Culture - Kingwood College Library
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/19thcentury.html

Early Reform Movements

America's History in the Making: Antebellulm Reform
http://www.learner.org/channel/courses/amerhistory...


Public Education

American Elementary Schools in the Mid-1800s
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002606/mid1800s.htm...

All Schools Are Public Schools - Chapter One: How We Got “Public” Schools
http://www.frinstitute.org/allschools1.html

SCHOOL: The Story of American Public Education
http://www.pbs.org/kcet/publicschool/evolving_clas...

Robert Gilman - How We Got Here: A Brief History of Education
http://www.context.org/ICLIB/IC06/Gilman4.htm
Second Great Awakening

Evangelicalism, Revivalism, and the Second Great Awakening: The Nineteenth Century
http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us/tserve/nineteen/nkeyinfo/...

Rise of Evangelicalism
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ma95/finseth/evangel.h...

From Revolution to Reconstruction: The Second Great Awakening
http://www.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1994/ch4_p13.htm

Technology

History Now: Technology of the 1800s
http://www.historynow.org/12_2006/historian.html

History Now: Inventions of the 19th Century
http://www.historynow.org/12_2006/interactive.html


Temperance Movement

Temperance Movement
http://www.bookrags.com/research/temperance-moveme...

Alcohol, Temperance & Prohibition
http://dl.lib.brown.edu/temperance/rhetoric.html

Women in the 1800s

WIC - Women's History in America
http://www.wic.org/misc/history.htm

Women's Rights Before the Civil War
http://chn.loyno.edu/history/journal/1984-5/donnaw...

PBS: Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony
http://www.pbs.org/stantonanthony/resources/index....

Two Paths to Women's Equality: Temperance, Suffrage, and the Origins of Modern Feminism
http://www.information-engineer.com/giele/2paths.h...

Women Activists: Overview of the 1800s
http://eportg.cgc.maricopa.edu/published/h/is/hist...


Westward Expansion

PBS - New Perspectives on The West
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest
Discovering Lewis & Clark
http://www.lewis-clark.org
Washington State Pioneer Life Database
http://content.lib.washington.edu/pioneerlifeweb
Wisconsin Pioneer Experience
http://libtext.library.wisc.edu/wipionexp
Threads of Gold: Women of the Alaska Gold Rush
http://www.uaf.edu/museum/exhibits/tog
Gold Rush! California's Untold Stories, Oakland Museum of California.
http://www.museumca.org/goldrush
The Buffalo Soldiers on the Western Frontier
http://www.imh.org/imh/buf/buftoc.html
Westward by Sea: A Maritime Perspective on American Expansion, 1820-1890 (American Memory, Library of Congress)
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award99/mymhihtml


Slavery and Abolition

North American Slave Narratives
http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/index.html
Black History at HarpWeek.com
http://blackhistory.harpweek.com

Reconstruction

The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
http://www.impeach-andrewjohnson.com

Gilded Age

The Gilded Age, 1876-1900
Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1900
Websites for the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Best History Websites: The Gilded Age
The Gilded Age
The Gilded Age
The Gilded Age and Working Class Industrial Communities
Agricultural Problems and Gilded Age Politics
Notable Labor Strikes of the Gilded Age
The Fall of Third Parties in the Gilded Age
Oppulence in the Gilded Age, 1890
Cartoons of the Gilded Aged and Progressive Era

Age of Imperialism

The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/sawhtml/sawhome.html
The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War Home Page
http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898