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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
EyeWitness to History - History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It
American Memory from the Library of Congress
American Treasures of the Library of Congress
Best History Websites
Annenberg Media - A Biography of America

Documenting the American South Homepage
HarpWeek: Explore History
American Cultural History - The Twentieth Century

Colonial America

Hargrett Rare Library Map Collection - Colonial America
EyeWitness To The Eighteenth Century
Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive
Religion and the Founding of the American Republic (Library of Congress Exhibition)
Coin and Currency Collections at Notre Dame
The Plymouth Colony Archive Project
Classics of American Colonial History: Introductory Page
Colonial Williamsburg… Where History Lives

Confederation and Constitution

The Avalon Project: The American Constitution - A Documentary Record

Constitutional Topic: The Constitutional Convention

NARA | The National Archives Experience: Delegates to the Constitutional Convention constitution_founding_fathers.html

The Constitutional Convention of 1787

The Constitutional Convention: Day by Day Summary


19th Century American Culture - Kingwood College Library

Early Reform Movements

America's History in the Making: Antebellulm Reform

Public Education

American Elementary Schools in the Mid-1800s

All Schools Are Public Schools - Chapter One: How We Got “Public” Schools

SCHOOL: The Story of American Public Education

Robert Gilman - How We Got Here: A Brief History of Education
Second Great Awakening

Evangelicalism, Revivalism, and the Second Great Awakening: The Nineteenth Century

Rise of Evangelicalism

From Revolution to Reconstruction: The Second Great Awakening


History Now: Technology of the 1800s

History Now: Inventions of the 19th Century

Temperance Movement

Temperance Movement

Alcohol, Temperance & Prohibition

Women in the 1800s

WIC - Women's History in America

Women's Rights Before the Civil War

PBS: Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Two Paths to Women's Equality: Temperance, Suffrage, and the Origins of Modern Feminism

Women Activists: Overview of the 1800s

Westward Expansion

PBS - New Perspectives on The West
Discovering Lewis & Clark
Washington State Pioneer Life Database
Wisconsin Pioneer Experience
Threads of Gold: Women of the Alaska Gold Rush
Gold Rush! California's Untold Stories, Oakland Museum of California.
The Buffalo Soldiers on the Western Frontier
Westward by Sea: A Maritime Perspective on American Expansion, 1820-1890 (American Memory, Library of Congress)

Slavery and Abolition

North American Slave Narratives
Black History at


The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

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
The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War Home Page