American History Links
Links for every subject in American History, collected by librarians from Multnomah County Library's Homework Center!
Library of Congress
You can explore for a month through the American Memory Collection and the Online Exhibits, and still not see all the cool stuff located at the Library of Congress!
U.S. Historical Documents
A Chronology of US Historical Documents - from The University of Oklahoma, College of Law
The Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation
Search the passenger records from Ellis Island/Port of New York, learn what early immigrants to the United States experienced, explore your own family history and more.
Interactive Tour of Ellis Island
Explore the 8 stops immigrants made on their way through Ellis Island. This interactive tour includes rare photos and film clips.
America: The Story of Us
The History Channel
Save our History
The History Channel
Ben's Guide to the United States Government
This guide provides a range of information on the United States' government for a variety of age levels.
Colonial America
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown 1607 - Could you have survived?
Daily Life on a Plantation
Native Americans
American Revolution
The Colonies Reduced
The Repeal
The Seven Year's War
PBS - Liberty! The American Revolution
American History
Background, History, And The Beginning Of The Revolution
Explorers, Lewis and Clark
Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail
Information about the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail from the National Park Service & the U.S. Department of the Interior
Civil War
Civil War Home
Civil War Preservation Trust
American Civil War
President Lincoln's Cottage
Discover the Civil War
National Archives
Research in Military Records: Civil War
National Archive
Smithsonian Associates: Civil War Studies
Smithsonian Collection: Civil War Timeline and Pictures
Picture History
Civil War Photos
TreasureNet Historical Image Collection
Valley of the Shadow Project
The Valley Project details life in two American communities, one Northern and one Southern, from the time of John Brown's Raid through the era of Reconstruction.
Cornell University Library
The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
Slavery in the US