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History - United States

Guide to United States History Resources

Revolution & New Nation

African-American Migration Experience - This website presents more than 16,500 pages of text, 8,300 illustrations, and more than 60 maps. It is organized around thirteen defining migrations that have formed and transformed Africans and the nation.

Africans in America; The Terrible Transformation, 1450-1750 - Part of PBS's African-American Journey site, this site offers a rich collection of resources -- images, documents, stories, biographies, commentaries -- on the experience of slavery in America.

The American Revolution - This website provides historic facts, figures, battles, people, places, and events that occurred in the war.

The History Place - Examines the North American colonial era and the American Revolution.

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic - Part of a special exhibit by the Library of Congress, this site provides an interesting mix of images, primary text, and background information on the role of religion in the European settlement of America. The 17th Century looks at the religious persecution in Europe that drove so many to British North America, and Religion in 18th-Century America concentrates on the nation's first major religious revival, the Great Awakening, which took place from 1740-1745.

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 American Independence