American History

A Short History of the United States for School Use
Hypertext History: Online American History Textbook
PBS American History
An Outline of American History
The American History Company
Amazon American History Community
Amazon Civil War Community
The Mystery of the Forgotten U.S. Flag Revealed FR Comments
48 Liberal Lies About American History
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, at Amazon USA
Carved stone still mystifies scholars - 19/07/06
'Oldest' New World writing found - 14/09/06
Y chromosome study sheds light on Athapaskan migration to southwest US - 16/07/08
Americas 'settled in three waves' - 12/07/12
Christopher Columbus's Santa Maria wreck 'found' - 13/05/14

The Colonies

Early Colonial Era: Beginnings to 1700
English Colonial Era: 1700 to 1763
American Colonies (The Penguin History of the United States, 1), at
Amazon USA
The Mayflower Compact - 11th Nov 1620
The Plymouth Colony Archive Project
The American Puritans: Their Prose and Poetry, at Amazon USA Terrifying generation after generation of graduate students at Harvard, Perry Miller knew absolutely everything about his subject

Exploration and Settlement of Maine
Digs in Conn. neighborhood find artifacts of 1637 battle - Jul 12, 2010 FR Comments
The War That Made America : A Short History of the French and Indian War, at Amazon USA
White Devil: A True Story of War, Savagery, and Vengeance in Colonial America, at Amazon USA
Richard Sibbes: Puritanism and Calvinism in Late Elizabethan and Early Stuart England, at Amazon USA
The Long Argument: English Puritanism and the Shaping of New England Culture, 1570-1700, at Amazon USA
John Winthrop: America's Forgotten Founding Father, at Amazon USA
The Puritan Dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop (2nd Ed), at Amazon USA
Jonathan Edwards: A Life, at Amazon USA best known for his fire-and-brimstone sermon, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
Colonial America: A History, 1565-1776, at Amazon USA
Colonial America (5th Ed), at Amazon USA
The Puritan Experiment: New England Society from Bradford to Edwards, at Amazon USA to 1758
American Colonial Ranger: The Northern Colonies, 1724-64, at Amazon USA
It's hardly Pocahontas: new exhibits portray Jamestown colonists as killers and rapists - 17/03/07
Philadelphia's Forgotten Founders - 08/07/08 Robert Morris and James Wilson were two of the most important, yet least publicized, of the Founding Fathers. FR Comments
After 3 years of Pequot War research, it's time to dig - 22/02/10
Remains of English Jamestown colony leaders discovered - 28/07/15

The French and Indian War 1754-1763

The French and Indian War: the war that made America 25 books
The French & Indian War Edison, NJ, 1999
The War That Made America: A Short History of the French And Indian War (MP3 CD), at Amazon USA click on Audio Download
Empires at War: The French and Indian War and the Struggle for North America, 1754-1763, at Amazon USA
Breaking The Backcountry: Seven Years War In Virginia And Pennsylvania 1754-1765, at Amazon USA
Monongahela 1754-55: "Washington's defeat, Braddock's disaster", at Amazon USA
From Revolution to Reconstruction: French and Indian Wars
History of the French and Indian War
Monongahela 1754-55 : "Washington's defeat, Braddock's disaster", at Amazon USA 1754-5
Ticonderoga 1758 : Montcalm's victory against all odds, at Amazon USA 8th July 1758
Louisbourg 1758: Wolfe's first siege, at Amazon USA 27th July 1758
The Siege of Louisbourg, 1758

The American War of Independence

A.K.A. "The Revolutionary War"

History of the American Revolution & Map
Prelude to Revolution: 1763 to 1775
Conflict and Revolution: 1775 to 1776
The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Revolution, at
Amazon USA
Independence book takes British side - 05/07/05
1776, by David McCullough, at Amazon USA
U.S. Territorial Map 1775
John Mitchell's Map An Irony of Empire
Thetfordís Thomas Paine
Iron Tears: America's Battle for Freedom, Britain's Quagmire: 1775-1783, at Amazon USA
The Radicalism of the American Revolution, at Amazon USA
Tom Paine and Revolutionary America, at Amazon USA
Common Sense, by Thomas Paine, at Amazon USA 1776
Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution, at Amazon USA
The Annotated and Illustrated Journals of Major Robert Rogers, at Amazon USA
Through So Many Dangers: The Memoirs and Adventures of Robert Kirk, Late of the Royal Highland Regiment, at Amazon USA
The Sons of Liberty - Summer 1765
John Dickinson - drafted the Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress in 1765
Lord North becomes PM - 31/01/1770 he placated the colonies by avoiding levying taxes on them until the Tea Act of 1773
The Boston Massacre - 5th March 1770
The Gaspee Affair - 09/06/1772
Boston Tea Party - 16th December 1773
Boston Port Act - 31/03/1774 one of the Intolerable Acts
Quartering Act of 02/06/1774
First American Revolution - The Worcester Revolution of 1774
First Continental Congress - 05/09/1774
First Continental Congress - 5th September 1774
Carpenters' Hall, Philadelphia host to the First Continental Congress
Battle of Lexington and Concord
Minute Man National Historical Park
DVD: Ben Franklin (History Channel), at Amazon USA
Paul Revere's Midnight Ride - 18/04/1775
The Battle of Concord and Lexington - 19th April 1775 and
Battle of Concord - 19th April 1775
Lexington and Concord: The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution, at Amazon USA 19th April 1775
The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga May 1775
Capture of Fort Ticonderoga - 10th May 1775
Second Continental Congress - 10th May 1775
The Charlotte Town Resolves - 31st May 1775
The Battle of Bunker Hill - 17th June 1775 and
Boston 1775: The Shot Heard Around The WorldAmazon USA 1775
Decisive Day: The Battle for Bunker Hill, at Amazon USA 17th June 1775
The Battle of Long Island
The Battle of Quebec 31st Dec 1775
Quebec 1775: The American invasion of Canada, at Amazon USA 1775
Declaration of Independence - 4th July 1776
Independence Hall, Philadelphia
Battle of Long Island - 27th August 1776
The Battle of Long Island 1776 - 27/08/1776 FR Comments
Staten Island Peace Conference - 11th September 1776
Battle of Kip's Bay - 15th September 1776
The Battle of Harlem Heights - 16th September 1776
Arnold at Valcour Bay - 11th October 1776
Battle of White Plains - 28th October 1776
The Battle of Fort Washington - 16th November 1776 see also
The Battle of Trenton - 25th December 1776 or 26th December 1776
British Campaigns of 1777
The Battle of Princeton - 3rd January 1777 see also
Burgoyne Campaign - June to October 1777
Fall of Fort Ticonderoga - 6th July 1777
Fall of Skenesborough - 6th July 1777
Battle of Hubbardton - 7th July 1777
St. Leger in the Mohawk Valley - 3rd August 1777
Battle of Oriskany - 6th August 1777
Battle of Bennington - 16th August 1777
George Washington stayed at Stenton House in Germantown - 23rd August 1777
The Battle of Brandywine Creek - 11th September 1777 see also
Battle of Freeman's Farm - 19th September 1777
Saratoga: Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War, at Amazon USA 19th September 1777
The Battle of Paoli aka the Paoli Massacre - 20th September 1777
Battle of Germantown - 4th October 1777
Cliveden House, Germantown
Deshler-Morris House, Germantown occupied by General Howe after the battle
Battle of Bemis Heights - 7th October 1777
Surrender at Saratoga - 17th October 1777
Saratoga National Historical Park
Saratoga National Historical Park details
The Battle of Saratoga
Clinton's Offensive on the Hudson - October 1777
Fall of Fort Mifflin - 16th Nov 1777
Battle of Monmouth - 28th June 1778
Timeline for 1779
A Short History of the Penobscot Expedition - 1779
The Penobscot Expedition July-August, 1779 at Penobscot Bay, Maine
The Penobscot Expedition Naval History of the American Revolution
Springfield remembers Revolutionary War battle 230 years ago - 23rd June 1780
The Battle of Camden 16th August 1780
General Benedict Arnold Benedict Arnold
The Treason of Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold: The Making of a Traitor
Major John Andre - executed 29th September 1780 inspired The Ballad of Major Andre
The Unfortunate Death of Major Andre - 2nd October 1780
A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens, at Amazon USA 17th January 1781
The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas, at Amazon USA 15th March 1781
Arnold's Raid on New London - 6th September 1781
Surrender at Yorktown - 19th October 1781
The Constitutional Convention - May to September 1787
Intelligence in the War of Independence A publication of the Central Intelligence Agency
Spy Letters of the American Revolution
An Outline of American History (1990) Chapter Two: The War of Independence
The American War of Independence: The Rebels and the Redcoats BBC series by Richard Holmes
Was the American Revolution Inevitable?
This Sceptered Isle: American Independence
The Revolutionary War (1775-1783) SparkNotes
Books on the American War of Independence and the War of 1812
Books on the American War of Independence
Digital History: The American Revolution
The 57th Regiment of Foot (Middlesex Regiment) in the American War 1776-1781
Web of English History: The War of American Independence
EduSeek: American War of Independence
The French Contribution to the American War of Independence
Duke of Wellington's Regiment: The American War of Independence 1775 - 1783
British Regular Troops in the War of Independence
National Army Museum: The American War of Independence, 1775-1783
American War of Independence Commanders
Writings from the War of Independence
Osprey books on the American War of Independence 1776-1783
The Virginia Declaration of Rights - Cape Cod, 12th June 1776
Sagtikos Manor - Encampment
Sagitkos Manor website
America's War of Independence: 1763-1783 concise history of
Loyalist and British Songs
The Loyal American Regiment
The World Turned Upside Down
Battles of the Revolutionary War, 1775-1781, at Amazon US
Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, at Amazon US
Map of Revolutionary Boston
The Constitution of the United States of America, 1787
The bells of Christ Church, Philadelphia tolled all day in celebration of the ratification of the Constitution - 4th July 1788
Bill of Rights 1789
Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790, at
Samuel Adams 1722-1803, at
Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826, at
Benedict Arnold 1741-1801, at
Ethan Allen 1738-1789, at
Charles Lee 1732-1782, at
Nathanael Greene 1742-1786, at
George Washington 1732-1799, at
Henry Knox 1750-1806, at
Major General William Howe 1729-1814, at
Rear Admiral Richard Howe 1726-1799, at
John Burgoyne 1722-1792, at
Sir Henry Clinton 1738-1795, at
Lord Charles Cornwallis 1738-1805, at
Patriot Flags Of The American Revolutionary War
George Washington's US constitution sold for $10m

Jay's Treaty, Nov 1794
West Florida Republic: The birth of US imperialism 1810

The War of 1812

War of 1812
War of 1812
Key Events & Causes: War of 1812
American History Timeline: War of 1812
Brief History of the Village of Essex, Connecticut During the War of 1812, British mariners destroyed the Essex fleet by fire
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend (Alabama) - 26th March 1814
The War of 1812: Battle of Horseshoe Bend March 27, 1814
1812 Horseshoe Bend Cherokee Muster
Horseshoe Bend Military Park
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend: Collision of Cultures
Encyclopedia of North American Indians: Horseshoe Bend, Battle of
Battle of Horseshoe Bend: Cemetary Headstones
Tennesseans in the War of 1812: Battle of Horseshoe Bend
HistoryAmerica Tours: Horseshoe Bend
Tennessee History: The Battle of Horseshoe Bend Bristish backing of native Americans... origin of the US National Anthem... the naming of Baton Rouge etc
William Weatherford, Native American Chief at Horseshoe Bend
The Creek Indian War: Battle of Horseshoe Bend
Why the War of 1812 still matters - 18/06/12

Andrew Jackson

The War Criminal on the Twenty-Dollar Bill - Feb 29, 2008 Alabama massacres
Aroostook War of 1838-9
The Anti-Rent War (1844-1845)
Pig War of 1859
The Trial of John Brown
John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights, at Amazon USA
Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America, at Amazon USA
Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery, at Amazon USA
Moralists and Modernizers: America's Pre-Civil War Reformers, at Amazon USA

The American Civil War

History of the American Civil War & Map
Maps of the Campaigns
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States), at Amazon USA
The Illustrated Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, at Amazon USA
The Man Who Started the Civil War
Chronology of the American Civil War
Civil War Chronolgy
Alphabetic List of Battles
Confederate Generals
Union Generals
History Channel - Civil War DVDs
History Channel: American Civil War
Historian suggests Southerners defeated Confederacy - 24/08/08 FR Comments Bitterly Divided: The South's Inner Civil War
This Day in Civil War History July 21st, 1861 First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) - Jul 21, 2010
In pictures: Faces of US Civil War - Oct 04, 2010
Atlas of the Civil War: A Complete Guide to the Tactics and Terrain of Battle


Surrender of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, 13th April 1861
Ft. Sumter
First Battle of Bull Run (1st Manassas) 21st July 1861
The Battle of First Manassas 21st July 1861
Battle at Bull Run: A History of the First Major Campaign of the Civil War, at Amazon USA
Battle of Lexington, Missouri 18-20th Sept 1861


The 1862 Peninsula Campaign
To The Gates of Richmond: The Peninsula Campaign, at Amazon USA
Sinking of the USS Congress and the USS Cumberland - 8th March 1862
Battle of the Ironclads 9th March 1862
The Battle of Shiloh, 6th April 1862 "A Very Bloody Affair"
The Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing)
Shiloh: Battle Summary
Shiloh National Military Park
Battle of Dam No. 1 16th April 1862
Battle of Williamsburg 5th May 1862
Battle of Eltham's Landing 7th May 1862
Battle of Drewry's Bluff - 15th May 1862
Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks) 31st May - 1st June 1862
The 1st Battle for Chattanooga 7-8th June 1862
Battle of Gaines' Mill, a.k.a First Cold Harbor 27th June 1862
Gaines' Mill / First Cold Harbor
Gaines' Mill photos
The Battle of Second Manassas 28-30th August 1862
Second Bull Run, Aug 1862
Return to Bull Run: The Campaign and Battle of Second Manassas, at Amazon USA
Antietam, 17th Sep 1862
Battle of Sharpsburg / Antietam
Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam, at Amazon USA
Antietam: The Photographic Legacy of America's Bloodiest Day, at Amazon USA
Landscape Turned Red : The Battle of Antietam, at Amazon USA
The Fredericksburg Campaign: Winter War on the Rappahannock, at Amazon USA
Prairie Grove Battlefield Rich in History - Dec 7th 1862
Fredericksburg I 11-15th December 1862
Battle of Stones River, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 31st Dec 1862 - 2nd Jan 1863
No Better Place to Die: The Battle of Stones River, at Amazon USA


Confederate Recapture of Galveston 1st Jan 1863
1st Battle of Franklin Tennessee, 10th April 1863
Chancellorsville Virginia 30th April - 6th May 1863
Chancellorsville, by Stephen W. Sears, at Amazon USA
Battle of Brandy Station 9th June 1863
The Battle Of Gettysburg 1st-3rd July 1863
The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg, at Amazon USA
Hallowed Ground: A Walk at Gettysburg, at Amazon USA
Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee, Logistics, and the Pennsylvania Campaign, at Amazon USA
Twilight at Little Round Top: July 2, 1863 The Tide Turns at Gettysburg, at Amazon USA
Lost Triumph: Lee's Real Plan at Gettysburg--And Why It Failed, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg Map
Gettysburg, by Stephen W. Sears, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg: The First Day, by Harry W. Pfanz, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg: The Second Day, by Harry W. Pfanz, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg, Day Two: A Study in Maps, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg: A Journey in Time, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg Battlefield: The Definitive Illustrated History, at Amazon USA
Early Photography at Gettysburg, at Amazon USA
Hallowed Ground : A Walk at Gettysburg, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg: A Battlefield Guide, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg, Then & Now: Touring the Battlefield With Old Photos, at Amazon USA
The Gettysburg Then and Now Companion, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg National Military Park, at Amazon USA
Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Address Four score and seven years ago...
The 2nd Battle for Chattanooga 21st August 1863
Frazer surrenders Cumberland Gap garrison 9th September 1863
Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 18th - 20th September 1863
This Terrible Sound: The Battle of Chickamauga, at Amazon USA
The 3rd Battle for Chattanooga 23rd - 25th November 1863
Additional information on Chattanooga
Chattanooga article by Bob Redman
The Shipwreck of Their Hopes: The Battles for Chattanooga, at Amazon USA


The Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864, at Amazon USA
The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern May 7-12, 1864, at Amazon USA
To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13-25, 1864, at Amazon USA
Cold Harbor (1864)
Second Cold Harbor Virginia
Opportunities Lost, The Battle of Cold Harbor
The Battle of Cold Harbor
Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26-June 3, 1864, at Amazon USA
Not War but Murder: Cold Harbor 1864, at Amazon USA
Grant and Lee: The Virginia Campaigns, 1864-1865, at Amazon USA
Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864, at Amazon USA
General David Hunter and the Burning of the Virginia Military Institute - June 1864
Battle of Spring Hill Tennessee, 29th November 1864
2nd Battle of Franklin Tennessee, 30th November 1864
Five Tragic Hours: The Battle of Franklin, at Amazon USA
Battle of Nashville Tennessee, 15-16th December 1864
The Confederacy's Last Hurrah: Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville, at Amazon USA


Lee's Surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House Virginia 9th April 1865
Harper's Weekly, April 29, 1865: The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tennessee, 1862-1865, at Amazon USA

Civil War DVDs
Civil War Combat: America's Bloodiest Battles, at Amazon USA
Civil War Journal - The Conflict Begins, at Amazon USA
Civil War Journal - The Commanders, at Amazon USA
Blue Vs. Gray - Killing Fields, at Amazon USA
Andersonville, at Amazon USA
Gettysburg, at Amazon USA
The Last Days of the Civil War, at Amazon USA
DVD: Gettysburg and Stories of Valor - Civil War Minutes III DVD Box Set (2004), at Amazon USA
DVD: Civil War Minutes - Confederate DVD Box Set, at Amazon USA
DVD: Civil War Minutes - Union DVD Box Set, at Amazon USA
DVD: Civil War Journal - The Commanders, at Amazon USA
DVD: The Last Days of the Civil War, at Amazon USA
DVD: Blue Vs. Gray - Killing Fields, at Amazon USA
DVD: Civil War Journal - The Conflict Begins, at Amazon USA
DVD: Gettysburg: Three Days of Destiny (2003), at Amazon USA
DVD: The Complete DVD History of U.S. Wars (1700-2004), at Amazon USA


U.S. Territorial Maps 1775-1920
History of Newark
Four Centuries Tour ... A Journey Through Union County's History
New England Innkeepers Association
Native American Conquest - de Soto & de Vaca
About: American History
Lincoln 'suffered mercury poisoning' - 17/07/01
The Irish in America
Black Election Day in 18th Century New England
About: Guide Picks - Top 5 Books on US Presidents
History and the Last of the Mohicans
History of the US National Anthem The tune was written by the British composer John Stafford Smith
Colonial and Revolutionary songs
Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism, at Amazon USA
Franklin Find: Researcher Discovers Trove of Founding Father's Letters? - 23/04/09
Echoes of the Mexican-American War, at Amazon USA
AP US Government & Politics 2005, at Amazon USA
US Civil War 'led to ill health' - 07/02/06

The History Exam

Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, at Amazon USA
AP U.S. History, 2004 Edition, at Amazon USA
Master the Ap U.S. History Test 2003, at Amazon USA
United States History (Cliffs AP), at Amazon USA
The Best Test Preparation for the AP United States History Test Preparations, at Amazon USA
REA's AP US History Test Prep with TESTware Software, at Amazon USA
5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations, at Amazon USA
AP Success: U.S. History Test Prep, at Amazon USA
United States History: To 1877, at Amazon USA
EZ101: American History to 1877, at Amazon USA
EZ101: American History, 1877 to the Present, at Amazon USA
United States History Since 1865, at Amazon USA
HarperCollins College Outline United States History from 1865, at Amazon USA
American History the Easy Way, at Amazon USA


A Patriot's History of the United States, at Barnes & Noble
American Colonies: The Settling of North America (Penguin History of the US, Vol1), at Amazon USA
The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War, at Amazon USA 1763
Empires at War: The French and Indian War and the Struggle for North America, 1754-1763, at Amazon USA
Clash Of Empires: The British, French, And Indian War, 1754-1763, at Amazon USA
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 (Oxford History of the United States), at Amazon USA
1776, at Amazon USA
A Great Improvisation : Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, at Amazon USA
John Jay: Founding Father, at Amazon USA
Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution, at Amazon USA
Year Of The Hangman: George Washington's Campaign Against The Iroquois, at Amazon USA mopping up the Mohawks and Senecas in 1779
The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln, at Amazon USA
The Road to Disunion: Volume I: Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854, at Amazon USA
Alexander Hamilton, at Amazon USA
His Excellency: George Washington, at Amazon USA 1st President, 1789-97 - some good facts on Amazon page
John Adams: The American Presidents Series, at Amazon USA 2nd President, 1797-1801
Adams Vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, at Amazon USA
Thomas Jefferson, at Amazon USA 3rd President, 1801-09
The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World, at Amazon USA
Victory in Tripoli: How America's War with the Barbary Pirates Established the U.S. Navy and Shaped a Nation, at Amazon USA
Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union, at Amazon USA made 5 bids for the Presidency
James Madison: A Biography, at Amazon USA 4th President, 1809-17 and traditionally regarded as the Father of the United States Constitution
James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity, at Amazon USA 5th President, 1817-25
John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life, at Amazon USA 6th President, 1825-29
The Life of Andrew Jackson, at Amazon USA 7th President, 1829-37
Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time, at Amazon USA Secretary of State behind the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850
The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War, at Amazon USA
The Political Culture of the American Whigs, at Amazon USA
Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War, at Amazon USA
The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861, at Amazon USA
The Political Crisis of the 1850s, at Amazon USA
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States), at Amazon USA
A Short History of Reconstruction, at Amazon USA
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877, at Amazon USA
Martin Luther King: Beyond Vietnam - A Time to Break Silence - 4th April 1967


Lakota Freedom
Treaty of Fort Laramie - Sep 17, 1851
Map of Raleigh's Virginia
Map of Raleigh's Virginia 1584-90
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage FAQ his descendants hold reunions there
For high crimes and misdemeanors check out Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson, patriot and traitor
The Hypertext Declaration of Independence
An Outline of American History 2005 version
Putting Jamestown into context - 03/05/07
Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, at Amazon USA
Declaration of Independence
The Library of Congress "American Memory"
Freedom Documents, inc The Federalist Papers 1-12
The Monroe Doctrine
History of Betsy Ross Flag
An Unlikely Victory: 1777 to 1783
A New Nation: 1784 to 1790
New York Burning : Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan, at
Amazon USA 1741
The Origins of American Politics, at Amazon USA
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution: Enlarged Edition, at Amazon USA
The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson, at Amazon USA
The American Revolution: A History, at Amazon USA
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789, at Amazon USA
John Jay, author of the Address to the People of Great Britain - Sep 1774
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, at Barnes and Noble
The Brave Bostonians: Hutchinson, Quincy, Franklin, and the Coming of the American Revolution, at Amazon USA
Year Of The Hangman: George Washington's Campaign Against The Iroquois, at Amazon USA
A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, at Amazon USA
John Jay: Founding Father, at Amazon USA
The Federalist Papers, at Amazon USA
The Federalist Papers (Penguin), at Amazon USA
George Washington to John Jay - 15 Aug 1786"> FR Comments
The Summer of 1787: The Men Who Invented the Constitution, at Amazon USA
Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence, at Amazon USA
The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788-1800, at Amazon USA
Shores of Tripoli - 13/05/08 In 1786 the Tripolitan ambassador to London made it clear in a conversation with Thomas Jefferson and John Adams that as Muslims, they had a right and duty to plunder and enslave infidels
Louisiana Purchase Survey the survey was begun in 1815
The Creation of the American Republic 1776-1787, at Amazon USA
The Age of Federalism: The Early American Republic, 1788-1800, at Amazon USA
The Federalist Era 1789-1801, at Amazon USA
The Democratic Republic 1801-1815, at Amazon USA
The War of 1812, at Amazon USA
Stephen Decatur: American Naval Hero, 1779-1820, at Amazon USA Robert J. Allison teaches history at Suffolk University and in the Harvard Extension School
The Awakening of American Nationalism: 1815 - 1828, at Amazon USA
The Jacksonian Era, 1828-1848, at Amazon USA
The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861, at Amazon USA
Compact of 1802 the United States paid Georgia $1.25 million for their Western lands and promised that the federal government would extinguish Cherokee land titles in Georgia and have them removed from that state
Treaty of Moultrie Creek 1823
Tariff of 1828 AKA the Tariff of Abominations
South Carolina Exposition and Protest AKA Calhoun's Exposition - 1828
Indian Removal Act May 28, 1830
Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek Sep 27, 1830
Nullification Crisis
Cherokee Nation v. Georgia Supreme Court Mar 18, 1831
Worcester v. Georgia Supreme Court Mar 3, 1832
Treaty of Payne's Landing May 9, 1832
Black Hawk War 1832
Battle of Stillman's Run AKA Battle of Sycamore Creek AKA Battle of Old Man Creek - May 14, 1832
1832 Democratic National Convention their first one, May 21-23, 1832
Battle of Bad Axe Aug 1-2, 1832
United States presidential election, 1832
Treaty of New Echota Dec 29, 1835
Davy Crockett 1786-1836
Osceola 1804-1838
Trail of Tears 1838
Indian Appropriations Act 1851
The American Civil War free online course from the University of Washington
Antebellum American Politics 1800-1860
The US Constitution, Supreme Court, History, and Constitutional Law
Essential History of the American West
Abraham Lincoln
Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union, at Amazon USA
The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln, at Amazon USA
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, at Amazon USA
Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War, at Amazon USA
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, at Amazon USA
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877, at Amazon USA
America's Constitution: A Biography, by Akhil Reed Amar, at Amazon USA
Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution, at Amazon USA
Memorial Hall Museum Online
Picture History
Princeton American History Links
The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton, at Amazon USA The Ivy League schools were uncomfortable with the number of Jewish students accepted when applicants were judged solely on their grades
National Geographic Guide to the Lewis & Clark Trail, at Amazon USA 1804-6
The Vietnam War for Dummies, at Amazon USA
World War II for Dummies, at Amazon USA
The Civil War for Dummies, at Amazon USA
The Everything Civil War Book, at Amazon USA
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, at Amazon USA
Lincoln's Assassins: Their Trial and Execution, at Amazon USA
U.S. Presidents for Dummies, at Amazon USA
So Far from God: The U.S. War With Mexico, 1846-1848, at Amazon USA
Intervention!: The United States and the Mexican Revolution, 1913-1917, at Amazon USA
The Spanish War: An American Epic - 1898, at Amazon USA
The Philippine War, 1899-1902, at Amazon USA
American Rhetoric - Top 100 Speeches
Talking History
The Authentic History Center
Roads to Corinth, MS
Map of Confederate March from Corinth to Shiloh
Map of Shiloh Area
Battle of Shiloh, First and Second Day Action
William Walker, the greatest of American filibusters tried to annexe Lower California and invaded Nicaragua twice
The Saga of William Walker
Costa Rica in 1856: Defeating William Walker While Creating a National Identity
William Walker's grave at the Old Trujillo Cemetery
Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920
Moldboard Plow
The Canadian Rebellions 1837
The Caroline Affair 1837
the Sacco-Vanzetti case
Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965, at Amazon USA
The Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader, at Amazon USA
Parting the Waters : America in the King Years 1954-63, at Amazon USA
Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65, at Amazon USA
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years 1965-68, at Amazon USA
Landslide victory for Eisenhower - 05/11/1952
Eisenhower re-elected with record vote - 07/11/1956
Principal weapons of the Korean War

Civil Rights

Keeping cold cases burning - 30/10/09
Kennedy and Nixon clash in TV debate - 26/09/1960
Narrow victory for John F Kennedy - 09/11/1960
John F Kennedy sworn in as US president - 20/01/1961
Johnson takes over as US president - 23/11/1963
Election triumph for Lyndon B Johnson - 03/11/1964
Nixon wins close contest for president - 06/11/1968
Nixon takes second term by landslide - 07/11/1972
Ford takes over as Nixon quits - 09/07/1974
Carter wins with 'Trust me' slogan - 03/11/1976
Militants storm US embassy in Tehran - 04/11/1979
Reagan beats Carter in landslide - 04/11/1980
Four more years for Reagan - 07/11/1984
Bush wins with 'no new taxes' promise - 09/11/06
Clinton beats Bush to the White House - 04/11/1992
'Comeback Kid' wins second term - 06/11/1996
Clinton denies affair with intern - 26/01/1998
Bush and Gore fight to the finish - 08/11/2000
George W Bush wins second term - 03/11/04
United States Library of Congress uploads thousands of pictures onto Flickr account - 22/01/08
Problems and Progress: the challenge of teaching A level American history
British Association for American Studies
Wikipedia: Redneck
Wikipedia: Whiskey Rebellion of 1794
FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression
George Kennan
Truman Doctrine
Marshall Plan

About Guide Picks - Top 3 Books on the 2000 Presidential Election
Historian apologises for copying war author - 07/01/02
Band of Brothers author admits copying - 07/01/02
Explorer from China who 'beat Columbus to America' - 04/03/02
'Chinese Columbus' theorist finds fame - 07/03/02 British submarine commander Gavin Menzies has discovered that the Chinese discovered America 72 years before Christopher Columbus
Family rift harms the reputation of Nixon - 18/03/02
Stupid White Men ... and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation! by Michael Moore, at Amazon UK "blacks should put inflatable white dolls in their cars so racist cops will think they're chauffeurs"... "no contributions toward advancing our civilization ever came out of the South because it's too hot to think straight there"
Lincoln vs. the Untrue Blue - 25/04/02 'The Union Divided: Party Conflict in the Civil War North' by Mark E. Neely Jr.
Portrait of Charles Cornwallis
Charles Cornwallis The man who would one day be accused of "losing America"
Military History Online - Battle of Gettysburg
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Uncivil war over Confederate flag - 19/06/02
Missing Bill of Rights copy recovered - 19/03/03
50 million historical documents posted on Web - 05/04/03
Why have we read so little about Korea? - 08/07/03 The Korean War
Iraq sours Louisiana Purchase celebration - 12/22/03
Seafaring clue to first Americans - 26/02/04
Scurvy decimated early American colony - 29/11/04 The colony existed in 1604 and 1605 on St. Croix Island off present-day Calais, Maine
DNA bid for US 'founding father' - 31/01/05
NYC Library Putting Images Online - 02/03/05
New York Picture Library
America's First Steam Locomotive, 1830
Cases & Materials on American Federalism
US civil rights icon Parks dies - 25/10/05
Obituary: Rosa Parks - 25/10/05
Franklin's legacy to medicine - 29/10/05
Old enemies fight again over town's 400th birthday - 18/02/06
Youngsters squabble - 18/02/06
Century-old Columbus mystery nearly solved - 10/03/06 DNA findings strengthen Sevilleís claim to explorerís bones
DNA clue to presidential puzzle - 07/02/07 Thomas Jefferson has British relatives
US former First Lady Johnson dies - 11/07/07
Study unlocks Latin American past - 21/03/08
Lincoln letter sets record price - 04/04/08
18th century British warship HMS Ontario found intact in Great Lake - 14/06/08
Grapes of Wrath, a classic for today? - 14/04/09
Early American colonists 'were hit by severe drought' - 01/06/10
Tory tales: America's first civil war revealed - Nov 10, 2010
Civil War marker dedicated at Hicks Station - Jun 30, 2011
Arkansas Civil War Sesquintennial Commission
In pictures: Statue of Liberty - Oct 28, 2011
Five hidden messages in the American flag - Nov 13, 2011
The Battle of Cane Hill, Arkansas - In Depth - Nov 28, 2011 FR Comments Explore Southern History
Washington crosses the Delaware... again! New work paints more accurate picture of famous moment in U.S. history - 25/12/11
Who, What, Why: How many soldiers died in the US Civil War? - Apr 03, 2012
James Buchanan: Worst US president? - 01/07/13
Surprising details about first American killed by a car - 13/09/13
The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814 - 28/08/14
Did Marco Polo discover America in 13th century? - 26/09/14
MLK's Selma march captured by Stephen Somerstein's lens - 18/01/15
Martin Luther King recording: Early 'Dream' speech found - Aug 12, 2015

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