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American Civil War Homepage
Extensive list of links including biographies, state and local studies, history and bibliography, battles and campaigns, civil war re-enactors, fictional accounts of wartime, images of wartime, documentary records, rosters and regimental histories, and civil war round tables.
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American Memory
This is a searchable database of photographs, prints, documents, motion pictures, maps and sound recordings found in the Historical Collection of the National Digital Library maintained by the Library of Congress.
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Art & History of the U.S. Senate
Official government resource is rich in photographs and historical/biographical information. Listings for exhibits, paintings, sculpture, graphic arts and oral histories can be found here.
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Avalon Project
Yale University Law School maintains this site of full text historical documents from the areas of United States law, history, war and diplomacy from pre-18th Century to the present. Site also links to Project Diana, an online human rights archive.
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Bicentennial Edition Part I: Historical Statistics of the US: Colonial Times to 1970
PDF document contains information on population, vital statistics, communications, energy, construction and much more.
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Bicentennial Edition Part II: Historical Statistics of the US: Colonial Times to 1970
This PDF is a continuation of Part I and has compiled information on historical statistics in a variety of categories.
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Biography.com
A & E maintains this website based on its popular television show "Biography." The site has over 25,000 brief biographical entries.
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Book of Days
Organized along the days of the calandar, this site provides detailed descriptions of key historical events, the life and times of people, both great and infamous, and long forgotten customs of cultures from every corner of the world. This is a must-read for anyone aspiring to understand history as our forefathers saw it.
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Chronology of US Historical Documents
The University of Oklahoma College of Law maintains this collection of full text US historical documents from the Pre-Colonial era to the present.
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Civil War Letters
Twenty-three original letters from a Civil War soldier were transcribed exactly as written and include background notes, and other images. The letters speak clearly and simply of the hopes of a young man about to go to battle.
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Cybrary of the Holocaust
Large site with graphics, photos, poems, and interviews with holocaust witnesses, children of survivors, and historians. Site also includes lesson plans, resources, bibliographies, and timelines.
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Fold3
Fold3 is a place where original historical documents are combined with social networking in order to create a truly unique experience involving the stories of our past. Collections feature documents, most never before available before on the Internet, relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, U.S. Presidents, historical newspapers and naturalization documents. One of the site's more interesting features is the Interactive Vietnam Wall.
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Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscape Survey
These collections contain drawings, photographs, and information on historic structures in the United States and related territories.
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HyperHistory Online
"HyperHistory presents 3,000 years of world history with a combination of colorful graphics, lifelines, timelines, and maps." People, history and events are searchable by a date directory.
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Immigration to the United States 1789-1930
A unique "web-based collection of selected historical materials from Harvard's libraries, archives, and museums that documents voluntary immigration to the US from the signing of the Constitution to the onset of the Great Depression." Includes photos and manuscripts.
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Internet History Sourcebook
Maintained by Fordam University, this site contains sourcebooks and resources dealing with ancient, medieval and modern history from around the world. Subsidiary sourcebooks are also broken down into individual topics, such as women, gay and lesbian, and religion.
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Long Island History
Created by Bethpage High School students, this site has brief pages about various aspects of L.I. history, including colonial times, fishing and whaling, and the Gold Coast.
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Making of America Books
A digital library of primary sources in U.S. history from antebellum to reconstruction sponsored by the University of Michigan. Search by keyword or browse by subject.
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New York History Net
The Institute for New York State Studies maintains this collection of links and resources. Links to archives, books, conferences, historical sites and jobs are provided.
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PBS History
This is the history webpage for the PBS network. It includes links, articles, and teacher resources on American and World History.
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Presidents of the United States
This site, which is maintained by the White House, contains biographies of each American president.
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Presidents of the US: Public Papers
Each Public Papers volume contains the papers and speeches of the President of the United States that were issued by the Office of the Press Secretary during the specified time period. The material is presented in chronological order, and the dates shown in the headings are the dates of the documents or events. In instances when the release date differs from the date of the document itself, that fact is shown in the textnote.
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The Founder's Constitution
Ever wonder why we have a right to free speech or trial by jury? This site is a web version of a well known treatise which provides insight into how and why our Constitution evolved. The text of the Constitution, amendments, and many supporting historical documents are included.
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Vietnam POW-MIA Database
This database has been established to assist researchers interested in investigating the U.S. Government documents pertaining to U.S. military personnel listed as unaccounted for as of December 1991. Researchers using this database can identify documents of interest by using search terms such as last names, country names, service branches, keywords, and statements such as "downed over Laos." Once identified, copies of desired documents may be obtained.
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World of Women's History
A list of links for the study of women’s history by era, geography, or subject area. This project is maintained by the International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam, Netherlands).
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100 Milestone Documents
This site contains links to landmark documents in U.S. history. The documents are from the period 1776 to 1965. Includes documents such as the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Civil Rights Act. Copies of the actual documents and document transcripts may be downloaded from the site.
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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
This website is a project sponsored by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Information about newspapers from the 1600's to the present is available.
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Historical Documents of the U.S.
Courtesy of the University of Oklahoma College of Law, US Historical Documents are listed in chronological order, with links to full text or information about each entry.
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