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The American Pageant AP US History Notes :: APNotes.net. U.S. History Open Textbook. American Studies. AP U.S. Government. AP U.S. History. Unit Resources for Students - APUSH. Historyteacher.net Index. Best American History books (629 books) Welcome to Open Library (Open Library) Free Books : Download & Streaming : Ebook and Texts Archive : Internet Archive. These books are books contributed by the community. Click here to contribute your book ! For more information and how-to please see help.archive.org/hc/en-us/articles/360002360111-Uploading-A-Basic-Guide Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded Find books by language: Afar Books Afrikaans Books Akan Books Albanian Books Arabic Books Armenian Books Aymara Books Azerbaijan Books Balochi Books Bambara...

Topic: Texts The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. Additional collections of scanned books, articles, and other texts (usually organized by topic) are presented here. by Internet Archive Canada Welcome to the Canadian Libraries page. The John P. Scanned books from various European Libraries. Books from the Boston Library Consortium . The John M. Copac National, Academic and Specialist Library Catalogue. Google Books. Google Scholar. WorldCat.org: The World's Largest Library Catalog. The American Revolution -selected lectures also included elsewhere at appropriate places!

Professor Joanne Freeman, Professor of History Description The American Revolution entailed some remarkable transformations--converting British colonists into American revolutionaries, and a cluster of colonies into a confederation of states with a common cause--but it was far more complex and enduring than the fighting of a war. As John Adams put it, "The Revolution was in the Minds of the people... before a drop of blood was drawn at Lexington"--and it continued long past America's victory at Yorktown. This course will examine the Revolution from this broad perspective, tracing the participants' shifting sense of themselves as British subjects, colonial settlers, revolutionaries, and Americans.

Texts Bailyn, Bernard. Brown, Richard D., ed. Cray, Robert E. Gross, Robert A. Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay. McDonnell, Michael. Paine, Thomas. Raphael, Ray. Schwartz, Barry. Wood, Gordon S. Wood, Gordon S. Requirements Grading. The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877. Professor David W. Blight, Class of 1954 Professor of American History Description This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in American history. Those meanings may be defined in many ways: national, sectional, racial, constitutional, individual, social, intellectual, or moral. Texts Bruce Levine, Half Slave and Half Free: The Roots of the Civil War. David Blight, Why the Civil War Came. Charles R. Drew G. E. Eric Foner, A Short History of Reconstruction, 1863-1877.

Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, ed. by David W. Gary Gallagher, The Confederate War: How Popular Will, Nationalism, and Military Strategy Could Not Stave Off Defeat.Harvard University Press. James M. Louisa May Alcott, Hospital Sketches, ed. by Alice Fahs. Michael P. Films: Requirements Grading. African American History: From Emancipation to the Present. Professor Jonathan Holloway, Professor of History, African American Studies, and American Studies Description The purpose of this course is to examine the African American experience in the United States from 1863 to the present.

Prominent themes include the end of the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction; African Americans’ urbanization experiences; the development of the modern civil rights movement and its aftermath; and the thought and leadership of Booker T. Warning: Some of the lectures in this course contain graphic content and/or adult language that some users may find disturbing. Texts Baldwin, James. Bates, Beth. Cleaver, Eldridge. Ford, Richard Thompson. Hunter, Tera. Malcolm X and George Breitman. Marable, Manning and Leith Mullings. Shange, Ntozake. Tuttle, William. Vogel, Shane. Articles Brown, Elsa Barkley. Cleaver, Kathleen. Collins, Patricia Hill. Davis, Angela. Hill, Anita. Kelley, R. King, Martin Luther Jr. McBride, Dwight A. McGuire, Danielle L. Ransby, Barbara. 700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. Get 1,300 free online courses from the world's leading universities -- Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more.

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C-Span Video Library. History Map Archive. Browse the Map Archive The art and history of cartography, aka mapmaking, goes back to ancient times. Or at least what they thought it could look like. Our English word map derives from the Latin word mappa, meaning napkin or cloth on which maps were drawn. The Map Archive This map collection is indexed chronologically and by continent. Some Map History and Trivia This little gem is a world map compiled around 700 to 500 BC by the ancient Babylonians: Babylonian World Map British Museum London See more details about this ancient map provided by the British Museum.

And here is Herodotus' Map of the World. MAP OF THE WORLD — HERODOTUS Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Comparing drawings from several lunar eclipses, Aristotle observed that Earth cast always a circular shadow on the moon, no matter the moon's trajectory. By 150 BC, the philosopher Crates had fashioned a globe, and others followed. Martin Behaim's 1492 Globe is the Oldest One in Existence More from the More History. Marked by Teachers.com. Create timelines, share them on the web | Timetoast timelines. Video clips (teachersdomain) Not yet registered? Register now to download, share, and save resources. It's simple, safe, and free!

Learn More You are now "Test Driving" Teachers' Domain You may view up to 7 resources in this limited trial period. You have 6 views remaining. Thank you for "Test Driving" Teachers' Domain You have viewed all seven resources permitted in this limited trial period. First time here? As a user, you may browse Teachers' Domain and view as many resources as you wish without registering. However, for access to all of the features of Teachers' Domain, we'll need a little more information. PBS LearningMedia. Edsitement. National Constitution Center.

Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Tutor2U. Thursday, May 16, 2013 The opportunity for members to have an input into party proceedings might be considered to best identified by considering three main areas: 1. The election of leaders 2. The role of conference and policy making 3. The selection of candidates for elections read more...» “Damn your principles! According to Conservative rules, 46 MPS is all it takes for a leadership challenge to be launched against Cameron. 15% of Conservative MPs must ask the 1922 Committee for an election and a simple majority secures the leadership. To what extent are the Labour and Conservative parties democratic organisations? The election of Ed Miliband was said to be due to the influence of the unions. The parties could be stated to be democratic organisations as they allow their members to choose their leaders. There was an interesting turn of events at the Labour party conference in 2012 when Ed Miliband used the term to “one nation” to describe his party . 1. 2. 3.

Abe Fortas once remarked: 1. 2. American History (non period specific) Edsitement: History & Social Studies. USA Tourism Guide. History in the USA Selected Web Sites Arizona Grand Canyon National Park California Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Hawaii USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor Illinois Indiana Abraham Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Lincoln City Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Mississippi Missouri Nevada Hoover Dam New Hampshire Museum of New Hampshire History, Concord New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina South Carolina Fort Sumter Ohio United States Air Force Museum, near Dayton Oklahoma Oklahoma City National Memorial Oregon Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Dakota Tennessee Texas Vermont Virginia Washington D.C.

Washington State Wyoming Yellowstone National Park Other USA Tourist info See also: The History Place - World History Tourism Guide Copyright © 2012 The History Place™ All Rights Reserved. Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. Best of History Web Sites. Journal of the American Revolution | All Things Liberty! Past is Present. Ours…to fight for « Past is Present. Paul Revere, "A Warm Place--Hell" (1765) It is probably not news to readers of this blog that The New York Times recently, and favorably, reviewed the American Antiquarian Society’s Grolier Club exhibition “In Pursuit of a Vision.” But readers familiar with the two societies neither will be surprised that the AAS has exhibited at the Grolier Club in the past (in 1967 with “A Society’s Chief Joys”) and contributed items from its own collections to many exhibitions held at and sponsored by the Grolier club, including: “Children’s Books” (1929) “Books, Prints, and Manuscripts by and relating to Dibdin” (1935-1936) “Engravings by Paul Revere” (1936, with an address by Clarence Brigham on March 19) “Prints and Drawings by Hans Holbein” (1937) “History of Navigation” (1938) “Frankliniana” (1939) “American Calligraphy” (1944) “Unique Books, Pamphlets, and Broadsides” (1944) “One Hundred Influential Books, 1640-1900″ (1946) “Caricatures Relating to America, 1760-1815″ (1946-1947)

Archiving Early America: Primary Source Material from 18th Century American History. American History Digital. Miscellaneous 2. Boston 1775. Boston Museum | Boston Attractions | Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. The Freedom Trail Foundation. The Paul Revere House. Welcome | Old South Meeting House | Boston, Massachusetts | Where the Boston Tea Party Began. Old Ironsides: USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown, Massachusetts. Boston Massacre Historical Society. Massachusetts Historical Society: Welcome! Coming of the American Revolution. Individuals and nations are moved to bold and decisive action not in the midst of calm but in the heat of strife.

In the years between 1764 and 1776, America truly became a nation. Where before America had been a cluster of competing British colonies—with differing origins, goals, and policies—by 1776 colonists had forged a separate identity flexible enough to support not just revolution but nation building. By investigating the lives and events recorded in newspapers, official documents and personal correspondence from our collection, you will immerse yourself in the past and discover the fears, friction and turmoil that shaped these tumultuous times. Choose from the links below to begin your journey. If you’d like to learn more about how this site works, read "how this site is structured. " US History Timelines. 19th C American cultural history. Early 19th century American furniture included Sheraton and Directoire styles, classical yet simple.

Duncan Phyfe of NYC turned out fine examples of furniture. The broad name for American furniture of these styles was Federal. This furniture is extremely valuable today. During this decade Paul Revere continued to create silver and, in 1804, he created a coppermill - and crafted his beautiful church bells! American artists would have come to a sad end if it had not been for the commissions of the wealthy. There was widespread demand for portraiture. Gilbert Stuart was one of the most successful and prolific of the portrait artists. At the beginning of the century, America was overwhelmingly rural, importing many needed items from Europe.

Settings for factories and the resulting industrialization was the start of major U.S. economic development. In 1803 the Louisiana Territory was purchased from France for $15 million dollars. Great Collection of 19th Century Literature. 20th C American Cultural History. We are no longer updating these pages, so some links may not work. If you have any questions, please contact us at Kingwood.LRC-Ref@LoneStar.edu Lone Star College-Kingwood Library The purpose of these pages is to present a series of web guides on the decades of the twentieth century. The pages are being prepared by the Reference Librarians. American Cultural History - The Nineteenth Century The 19th century pages take the viewers through 1800-1899 a decade at a time, covering art & architecture, business, literature, immigration, education, news and events, music and theater, science and technology and social movements. American Popular Music American Popular Music Before 1900 American Popular Music 1900 -1950 American Music from 1950 - 2000 Design and Maintenance - Peggy Whitley | The Library Contributions for the 20th Century: Bettye Sutton, Sue Goodwin, Becky Bradley, Charles Gillis, Peggy Whitley Rev: 2011, pw.

American History From About. Annenberg Media - A Biography of America. Historical Literacy Project. General Resources Lesson Plan Template Download the Lesson Plan Template in Microsoft Word Format. Also available as a PDF. Lesson Review Rubric Download the Updated Lesson Review Rubric in Microsoft Word Format. Also available as a PDF. Delaware Standards Standards Document Clarification Documents Benchmark Charts Benchmark Terms Literacy Bill Lewis – Responsibility of Making Meaning Bill Lewis – Jeopardy Powerpoint Bill Lewis – CSQT Handout Bill Lewis – Understanding Text Structure Peggy Dillner – Selection Criteria Teaching Strategies Photo Story Resources Copyright Information for Educators Readings and Links from the Workshops COHORT A - Teachers of Pre-Reconstruction American History Colonial America Instructional Resources | Lessons The American Revolution Readings | Instructional Resources | Lessons The New Nation (Summer 2006)Readings | Instructional Resources | Lessons Jeffersonian America Instructional Resources | Lessons Age of Jackson Instructional Resources | Lessons.

Toolbox Library: Primary Resources in U.S. History and Literature. Political cartoons in US history. Smithsonian Institute (American History) National Archives Experience. American History and World History at Historycentral.com the largest and most complete history site on the web.