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Historical Maps of the United States     View
Here you can find historical maps of the United States concerning Native American tribes, exploration, settlement, and territorial growth dating back to the 16th Century.

Mountain Men and the Fur Trade     View
Here you can find sources of history relating to the Fur Trade in the Rocky Mountain West. Sources include diaries, narratives, letters, images and more.

The History of the Cherokee     View
Here you can find historical information, images, maps, and genealogy relating to the Cherokee Nation. It also has a comprehensive list of books, newspapers, and Internet links concerning Cherokee History.

The Oregon Trail     View
The "Oregon Trail web site is based on the award-winning documentary film aired nationally on PBS stations." You can read about the history of the Oregon Trail and the historic sites located along it.

The Overland Trail     View
Describes how and why the Overland Trail began in 1862 and how it came to and end. Other information on stations, stops, landmarks, personalities is also included.

Asian-Nation     View
This site dedicates itself to "Exploring the historical, political, social, economic, and cultural elements and issues that make up today's Asian American community, 'Asian-Nation' provides provocative, useful, and interactive content about the Asian ...

Four Faces of Pocahontas     View
Learn more about this legendary Native American woman. This page gives information about Pocahontas, including details about her rescue of John Smith, her kidnapping, and her later life.

Lakota Wowapi Oti Kin: Lakota Information Home Page     View
This is a joint project of Martin Broken Leg and Raymond Bucko, S.J.. Comprehensive list of resources related to Lakota people and culture.

Colonial Currency     View
Browse or search this database of images of paper money, lottery tickets, and other fiscal documents from colonial America. It also features essays about related topics such as banks, devaluation and the copper panic.

The Learning Page     View
This site was created by the Library of Congress (LC) to assist teachers is using the American Memory Collections, an online archive of over 100 collections of rare and unique items important to America???s heritage, to teach history and culture. The ...



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