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History of the American Indian. 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.

History of the American Indian

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. According to a 1995 U.S. Census Bureau set of home interviews, most of the respondents with an expressed preference refer to themselves as American Indians (or simply Indians), and this term has been adopted by major newspapers and some academic groups; however, this term does not typically include Native Hawaiians or certain Alaskan Natives, such as Aleut, Yup'ik, or Inuit peoples.

Collections, Travel, and Great Writing On History. The photographic history of the Civil war. American Treasures of the Library of Congress. The American Treasures Gallery closed in August 2007.

American Treasures of the Library of Congress

The online exhibition will remain a permanent fixture of the Library’s Website. Of the more than 130 million items in the Library of Congress, which are considered “treasures”? Of course Thomas Jefferson’s handwritten draft of the Declaration of Independence is a treasure, not only because of its association with Jefferson but also because of what it reveals about how one of the founding documents of America was written and rewritten and finally agreed upon by dozens of men in the midst of a political crisis. But what about Jelly Roll Morton’s early compositions? Or Maya Lin’s original drawing for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial? Ushistory.org. Archiving Early America: Primary Source Material from 18th Century America.

125 photographic views of Chicago in the order ... Horses to horsepower. Shepp's photographs of the world : ... collecte... Photographic views of Tampa Bay hotel, Tampa, F... King's photographic views of New York. One hundred photographic views of Chicago .. Check that President Abraham Lincoln wrote the day before he was killed is discovered in bank vault. 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.

Check that President Abraham Lincoln wrote the day before he was killed is discovered in bank vault

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. Some are being displayed at branches throughout the state. The Lincoln check had been made out to 'self' for $800. The check written by President Abraham Lincoln to himself from the First National Bank for $800 one day before he was assassinated The checks had been stored in a vault since at least 1983, when Huntington took over another bank, the Associated Press reports.

An employee had begun looking through old boxes last year, which led to the discovery of the checks. A Union Commerce president had developed the check collection, Huntington spokeswoman Maureen Brown told The Associated Press. Columbus and Columbia : a pictorial history of ... The photographic history of the Civil War : tho... All Timelines. Top Sites for the 1960s United States. Ushistory.org. Archiving Early America: Primary Source Material from 18th Century America.

American Treasures of the Library of Congress. United States Historical Maps. Historical Maps of the United States Historical Maps of U.S.

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CitiesHistorical Maps of TexasHistorical Maps of Texas CitiesMaps of National Historic Parks, Memorials, Military Parks and BattlefieldsNational Atlas of the United States of America (1970)Pre-1945 Topographic Maps of the United StatesU.S. Historical Maps on Other Web Sites Early Inhabitants (From The National Atlas of the United States of America (Arch C. Gerlach, editor). Early Indian Tribes, Culture Areas, and Linguistic Stocks - Eastern U.S. (632K) Early Indian Tribes, Culture Areas, and Linguistic Stocks - Western U.S. (639K) Early Indian Tribes, Culture Areas, and Linguistic Stocks - Alaska (942K) Exploration and Settlement (Except as noted, from The National Atlas of the United States of America (Arch C. Exploration and Settlement Before 1675 (1.13MB) The Coronado Expedition 1540-1542 (135K) U.S.

From American Military History, United States Army Center of Military History, 1989 (194K) Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806. Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929. The Library of Congress From Several Divisions of the Library of Congress Search by Keyword | Browse by Subject Index | Title Index.

Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929

The 1960s United States.