American Historical Research Links

American History

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Click picture for a link with labels

Before Columbus and Beyond                                         USA Time Line With Maps
The Search For a Different Life                                        American History
The Mayflower                                                                  Pilgrims
Sail on the Mayflower                                                       Colonial History
The Trip                                                                             Daily Life, 1600’s America
Sailing Time Line With Maps                                           First Guns in America
Colonial Food

Growing Pains

French and Indian                                                    War Revolutionary War
The French and Indian War                                         The War for Independence Military                                                                           Winning Independence
Time Line                                                                       Declaration of Independence Document                                                                       Resource Guide Weapons                                                                         Daily Life

War of 1812                                                               Mexican American War History                                                                            Texas Independence
Major Battles                                                                  The Conflict

Civil War
The American Civil War                                                Short and Sweet Facts
101 Interesting Tidbits                                                    Time Line
Civilian Life                                                                     Battles and Maps

Go West Young Man

Westward Bound

Westward Expansion                                                          The Overland Trail
The Organ Trail                                                                   Organ Trail Tribulations
Map and Stops                                                                     The Trek West
Everything Old West                                                           Women in the Wild West
The Pioneers                                                                        Gunfighters
Deadliest Gunslingers

Travel The Railroad’s a Comin’
Covered Wagon                                                              Early American Railroads
Stagecoach                                                                      The Railroad
Steamboats                                                                     Traveling an Emigrant Train

There’s Gold in Them There Hills
The Gold Rush                                                       Time Line
Getting Rich Quick Has a Price                            Mountain Men and the Fur Trade

Communications
The Pony Express                                                         The Telephone
Life of a Rider                                                               The Telegraph
Rider’s Map

Native Americans

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Click on image for a map

Tribes
This and That
More Interesting Information

American Slavery
Overall information                                          Origins
Time Line                                                          Slavery and the Making of America

The States
Interactive Map of America
The United States Flag
American States and their history

Law and Order

law men, law enforcement

History of law enforcement                                        The Police
Law Enforcement Time Line                                      Gun Control Time line
Prohibition                                                                   Gambling History in America
History of Gaming Laws

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