Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples in North America within the boundaries of the present-day continental United States , Alaska , and the island state of Hawaii . They are composed of numerous, distinct Native American tribes and ethnic groups , many of which survive as intact political communities. The terms used to refer to Native Americans have been controversial .
The American Treasures Gallery closed in August 2007. The online exhibition will remain a permanent fixture of the Library's Website. O f the more than 130 million items in the Library of Congress, which are considered "treasures"?
By Daily Mail Reporter UPDATED: 02:53 GMT, 15 January 2012 A personal check that Abraham Lincoln wrote the day before he was assassinated is among those that were rediscovered by an Ohio bank. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland reports that 70 checks were found in a vault at Huntington Bank's Columbus headquarters, including checks signed by George Washington, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens and Thomas Edison.
Historical Maps of the United States Early Inhabitants (From The National Atlas of the United States of America (Arch C. Gerlach, editor). Washington, D.C.: U.S.
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