This category lists sites that discuss the history of the United States of America.
Includes key events, maps, video transcripts, and related links for each era in American history.
Discover the stories of America's past. Meet amazing Americans from the past and present, explore the states, and read about everyday life.
An interactive look at how this enormous monument was built and who built it.
History of Native Americans for kids, ages 6-10. Emphasizes Indian family and village lifestyles.
Gateway to source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States.
Experience Colonial Life by exploring the trades, politics, and other aspects of 18th-century living. Browse the Colonial Dateline highlighting events from 1750-1783.
View photos, videos, and documents about the history of the different ethnic groups and cultures that have lived in the Northwest.
Explore the shores, build a plantation, and meet the people of early Maryland in this interactive website by Maryland Public Television.
A PBS series with sixteen "webisodes" about freedom in the United States, and dangers to freedom in the nation's history.
Contains outlines related to American history and culture, primary source materials, essays, biographies and presidential information.
An interactive online tour of exhibitions at the Oakland Museum of California.
Interactive electronic field trip to re-live Lewis and Clark's journey across the American West. Explore, watch, listen, and keep a journal.
A theatrical middle-school social studies teacher models her over a dozen costumes relating to various periods of American history. Includes colonial garb, multicultural, and military dress.
Features historic documents from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.
Learn all about Nebraska's history and its geography.
Provides an illustrated introduction to the people, places, and events for which America's western frontier is known. From PBS.
The museum re-creates the daily work activities and community celebrations of a rural 19th-century town in authentic living history fashion.
Collection of features on a range of people and events in American history, from Hawaii's last queen to Joe DiMaggio. Companion to the PBS history series.
Traces slavery in America from its earliest origins to post-Emancipation. Includes links to primary sources and personal slave accounts.
Interactive site designed to help middle school students understand the condition of African slaves in New England.
Interviews of more than 4,000 men and women, from mill workers to civil rights leaders to future presidents of the United States, by the students and faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Notes based on the US History text book, "The American Pageant."
Provides information and documents about steamships including brochures, passenger lists, and immigration documents.
A virtual history lesson where you find yourself landing in the New World and making all the decisions needed to found the Jamestown colony.
The history of the Indian tribes, early settlers, and more recent immigrants to Vermont. With a county map.
Leads kids on a virtual tour of historical places throughout Ohio. From the Ohio Historical Society.
Each day, an event from American history is illustrated by digitized items from the Library of Congress American Memory historic collections.
Student-created timeline places 30 major events in historical context. Also includes essays and short profiles of Thomas Edison and Norman Rockwell.
Discover the roots of slavery, follow the life of a slave and witness a slave auction through the eyes of characters including a slave, auctioneer, buyer and seller.
A virtual tour to historic places.
A look at the history of the United States from a British perspective.
Learn about Native American tribes, who lived in the Missouri river in the area that is now known as North and South Dakota. Features photos of original dig sites, people, and the earth lodge. Page also offers walk through tours [Requires Shockwave Plugin].
Learn about the controversy surrounding the Zoot Suit Riots in Los Angeles, 1942. From PBS.
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