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History - United States

Guide to United States History Resources

Colonization & Settlement

The Columbus Navigation Home Page - Site is devoted to the examination of the history, navigation, and landfall of Christopher Columbus.

France in America - Conceived in partnership with France's national library, the Bibliotheque National de France, France in America/France en Amerique is a bilingual digital library made available by the Library of Congress.  It explores the history of the French presence in North America from the first decades of the 16th century to the end of the 19th century.

Gilder Lehrman - The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to history education.

Internet History Sourcebooks Project - The Internet History Sourcebooks are wonderful collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts for educational use by Paul Halsall. The site and its documents are well organized and the breadth of materials is impressive.  Includes Colonial North America.

 Vistas - Visual culture in Spanish America, 1520-1820.