Survey of American History
Columbus and the Age of Discovery
Columbus Navigation Homepage
the Columbus Navigation Homepage which examines the history, navigation, and landfall of Christopher Columbus, and is designed as a content-rich web resource for students, educators and historians
The Mariners' Museum "Age of Exploration"
has a section with brief biographies of explorers and associated people which include the major explorers of America, but others as well, beginning with the Polos and the great Ibn Battuta
Papers from the CUNY Renaissance Studies Conference
Early Modern Trans-Atlantic Encounters: England, Spain, and the Americas
Drake, Sir Francis
pages focused on his circumnavigation of the world in the sixteenth century during the reign of Queen Elizabeth
Early America Resources
The Early America Review
The Internet's first magazine for enthusiasts of early American history. The new quarterly journal features stories of the colonial period, the Revolutionary War and the early years of The Republic."
The Early American History Crossword Puzzle
The crossword talks back to you when you fill in the wrong answers. Download Shockwave at the site (if you don't already have it) to play it interactively.
Credit of Truth, The: Thomas Hariot and the Defense of Ralegh
essay examining how Thomas Hariot's 1588 A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia was written to protect Sir Walter Ralegh's interests in the colonies
Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center
through exhibits and outdoor living history you'll discover the adventure of America's first permanent English settlement and the drama of the American Revolution
about the people who first met the Pilgrims
The Mayflower Web Page
This site claims to be the complete Internet site for Mayflower history and genealogy including passenger lists, wills of some of those onboard, and crew lists. You can also find the Mayflower Compact.
Anne Hutchinson: American Jezebel or Woman of Courage?
America's Christian Leaders: Anne Hutchinson
Rare Maps from Colonial America
Colonial America Home
Penn, William (1644-1718)
Leslie Brock Center for the Study of Colonial Currency
information about the paper money of the American colonies, including
some contemporary pamphlets
Colonial American Music
This page is from David and Ginger Hildebrand, full-time specialists in early American music, who offer programs from the early colonial through the Civil War period.
A Visitor's Guide To Salem, Massachusetts
Salem Wax Museum
The Salem Witch Trials
The Franklin Institute Science Museum
Rare Maps from Revolutionary America
American Revolutionary War Home Page
Declaration of Independence
Life of George Washington
the original version of The Life of George Washington, written by historian David Ramsay, 8 years after Washington's death
Papers of George Washington
George Washington's Mount Vernon
The website is designed to capture the excitement surrounding Mount Vernon's new 18th-century farm site, its archaeological finds and ongoing work, and its extensive library with distinguished archive collections. Information about new exhibits, many special events, slave life and audio tours, the Mansion, gardens, museum shops and the Mount Vernon Inn restaurant can also be accessed.
George Washington Papers 1741-1799
The material is accompanied by a timeline, brief essays and a bibliography. Included in the collection are correspondence, letterbooks, commonplace books, diaries, journals, financial account books, military records, reports, and notes, accumulated by Washington from 1741 through 1799. The Library of Congress Manuscript Division holds 85-90% of extant Washington documents.
Constitution of the United States of America
This site contains the complete text of the Constitution of the United States of America. The text is presented in sections -- preamble, individual articles, signers, and amendments.
United States Constitution Search
United States Constitution
an electronic print of the complete U.S. Constitution with topic-related notes
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation
Thomas Jefferson on Politics & Government
Eyler Coates, Sr. maintains an excellent collection of Jefferson's sayings.
The Jeffersonian Perspective
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
The Jefferson Bible
Thomas Jefferson sought to separate Jesus' ethical teachings from the religious dogma and other supernatural elements that are intermixed in the account provided by the four Gospels
Slave Children of Thomas Jefferson
site includes forums, a photographic essay on the pursuit of happiness, archives of Jefferson's writings and background on the making of the Ken Burns film
Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
The mission of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation is to honor the remarkable historic legacy of Lewis and Clark through research, education, preservation, promotion, and coordination.
One If By Congress, Two If By White House
an electronic magazine dedicated to Jeffersonian Conservatism, the belief that the individual citizen is more important than the government
Revolution Era America - The Presidents
Biography of John Adams
Monroe Doctrine, The
John Quincy Adams
America's Chrisitan Rulers: John Quincy Adams
Education of John Quincy Adams
Brief Biography of Andrew Jackson by Hal Morris
Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison
Sherwood Forest located between Williamsburg and Richmond, Sherwood Forest Plantation was home to the 10th U.S. President, John Tyler.
James Knox Polk
James Knox Polk
Remembering President Zachary Taylor
a fictional, unflattering biography
the family home from 1842 to 1848 of Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States and the only one from the Granite State
From Revolution to Civil War
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
Washington's Farewell Address, 1796 - Final Manuscript
Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor
Slave Voices from the Duke University Special Collections
The Southern League
Democracy in America
Descriptions of gender roles and women's lives
in the early republic by foreign travelers in 1820s through 1840s
Tales of the Early Republic
focuses on the 1830s-1840s. The intentions of this collection are:(1) to provide a resource for those who want to explore this exciting and formative time in U.S. history, and (2) to explore the potential of computer-based media to qualitatively change the nature of reading history.
Jackson, Andrew - Bank Charter Veto Message, July 10, 1832
Trail of Tears
Eli Whitney Museum
the New Fur Trade Living History club devoted to Canada and the U.S., 1774-1821 which also publishes an excellent journal for re-enactors of the era