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Boston Massacre.net current "Rebels and Redcoats The American Revolution Through the Eyes of Those Who Fought and Lived It" by George F. Scheer, Hugh F. Rankin (Photographer)
The Baseball Archive February 22, 2004 "The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract" by Bill James (Author)
Commodore Stephen Decatur February 15, 2004 "A Rage for Glory : The Life of Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN" by James Tertius de Kay (Author)
Georgia History James Oglethorpe and the Colonization of Georgia February 8, 2004 "General Oglethorpe's Georgia: Colonial Letters, 1733-1743, Set" by Mills Lane (Editor)
The Official Buddy Holly Website February 1, 2004 "Remembering Buddy : The Definitive Biography of Buddy Holly" by John Goldrosen, John Beecher
The Edgar Allen Poe Museum January 25, 2004 "Edgar A Poe : Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance" by Kenneth Silverman (Author)
Iran hostage crisis - AllRefer.com January 18, 2004 "The Guts to Try : The Untold Story of the Iran Hostage Rescue Mission by the On-Scene Desert Commander"by Colonel James H. Kyle (Author), John Robert Eidson (Author)
Hattie Caraway - The Wikipedia January 11, 2004 Silent Hattie Speaks: The Personal Journal of Senator Hattie Caraway (Contributions in Women's Studies) by Hattie Wyatt Caraway (Author), Diane D. Kincaid (Author)
The Wright Brothers - The Smithsonian NASM December 14, 2003 "To Conquer the Air : The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight" by James Tobin (Author)
The Nobel Prize Internet Archive December 7, 2003 "The Words of Peace: The Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the Twentieth Century-Selections from Their Acceptance Speeches" by Irwin Abrams (Editor), Jimmy Carter
The Life of Henry Ford - The Henry Ford Museum November 30, 2003 "Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress, 1903-2003" by Douglas Brinkley
Fighting for a Continent: Newspaper Coverage of the English and French War For Control of North America, 1754-1760 November 23, 2003 "Northwest Passage" by Kenneth Roberts
NARA | JFK Assassination Records | JFK Home Page November 16, 2003 "President Kennedy Has Been Shot: Experience the Moment-To-Moment Account of the Four Days That Changed America" by Cathy Trost (Contributor), Susan Bennett (Contributor), Dan Rather (Narrator)
Trenches on the Web November 9, 2003 "All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque, A. W. Wheen (Translator)
U.S.S. Constitution October 19, 2003 "A Most Fortunate Ship : A Narrative History of Old Ironsides" by Tyrone G. Martin
The Star-Spangled Banner September 14, 2003 "The War of 1812" by Henry Adams, John R. Elting (Introduction), Harvey A. Deweerd (Editor)
Japanese Seaplane Bombs Oregon September 7, 2003 "Bombs, Torpedoes and Kamikazes (Air Combat Photo History Series) " by John W. Lambert, Jack Lambert
The day Jimmy Hoffa didn't come home August 31, 2003 "Out of the Jungle: Jimmy Hoffa and the Remaking of the American Working Class" by Thaddeus Russell
Welcome to the National Women's History Museum August 24, 2003 "Century of Struggle : The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States " by Eleanor Flexner, Ellen Fitzpatrick (Contributor)
A-Bomb Museum August 3, 2003 "Hiroshima in America : A Half Century of Denial " by Robert Jay Lifton and Greg Mitchell (Contributor).
Congressional Reports : Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities before and after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001 July 20, 2003 "A Cross of Iron : Harry S. Truman and the Origins of the National Security State, 1945-1954 " by Michael J. Hogan
The American Experience | Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life July 13, 2003 "Joe Dimaggio : The Hero's Life " by Richard Cramer
The Avalon Project : Jefferson's Autobiography June 29, 2003 "The Declaration of Independence: A Study in the History of Political Ideas" by Carl Lotus Becker
The Battle of the Little Bighorn, 1876 June 22, 2003 "Archaeology, History, and Custer's Last Battle: The Little Big Horn Reexamined" by Richard A., Jr. Fox, W. Raymond Wood
Benjamin Franklin and His Inventions June 1, 2003 "Benjamin Franklin: Writings" by Benjamin Franklin, J.A. Leo Lemay (Editor)
The Apollo Program May 25, 2003 "Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon" by David Reynolds (Author), Wally Schirra, Von Hardesty
The National Council of the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial May 11, 2003 "The Journals of Patrick Gass: Member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition" by Patrick Gass, Carol Lynn MacGregor (Editor)
The Story of Bacon's Rebellion May 4, 2003 "1676: The End of American Independence" by Stephen Saunders Webb
Louisiana Purchase April 27, 2003 "The Louisiana Purchase" by Thomas Fleming
Abraham Lincoln Assassination April 13, 2003 "April 1865: The Month That Saved America" by Jay Winik (Author)
Surrender at Appomattox, 1865 April 6, 2003 "A Stillness at Appomattox (Army of the Potomac, Vol 3)" by Bruce Catton
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project March 30, 2003 "The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr." by Martin Luther, Jr. King, Clayborne Carson (Editor)
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council-Home Page March 23, 2003 "Out of the Channel: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in Prince William Sound" by John Keeble, Natalie Fobes (Photographer)
The Vietnam War Declassification Project, April 2000 March 9, 2003 " Ending the Vietnam War: A History of America's Involvement in and Extrication from the Vietnam War" by Henry Kissinger (Author)
Alexander Graham Bell's Path to the Telephone - Home Page March 2, 2003 " Alexander Graham Bell: The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone" by Edwin S. Grosvenor, Morgan Wesson, Robert V. Bruce
Children of the Camps: The Japanese American WWII internment camp experience February 16, 2003 " Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment" by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, James D. Houston
Abraham Lincoln - The History Place February 9, 2003 " Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution" by James M. McPherson
The U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848) February 2, 2003 " So Far from God: :The U.S. War With Mexico, 1846-1848" by John S. D. Eisenhower
NASA's History Office January 26, 2003 " The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at Nasa" by Diane Vaughan
USS Pueblo January 19, 2003 " The Pueblo Incident: A Spy Ship and the Failure of American Foreign Policy" by Mitchell B. Lerner
FREEDOM: A History of US January 12, 2003 " Freedom: A History of US" by Joy Hakim, George W. Bush, Laura Bush
Maps of the War of 1812 from the United States Military Academy January 5, 2003 " The Flag, the Poet and the Song: The Story of the Star-Spangled Banner" by Irvin Molotsky
The Bill of Rights from the National Archives December 15, 2002 " The Creation of the American Republic 1776-1787" by Gordon S. Wood
The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War Home Page December 8, 2002 " The Spanish War: An American Epic--1898" by George J. A. O'Toole
National Geographic: Remembering Pearl Harbor December 1, 2002 " Pearl Harbor: America's Darkest Day" by Susan Wels, et al
TEACHING ABOUT THANKSGIVING November 24, 2002 "The Mayflower Pilgrims : Roots of Puritan, Presbyterian, Congregationalist, and Baptist Heritage" by David Beale
The Gettysburg Address (Library of Congress Exhibition) November 17, 2002 "Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the 1864 Presidency" by John C. Waugh
Echoes From The Wall - History, Learning and Leadership Through the Lens of the Vietnam War Era November 10, 2002 "The Best and the Brightest" by David Halberstam, John S. McCain
American Presidents: Life Portraits November 3, 2002 "The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents" by William A. Degregorio, Connie Jo Dickerson
DOUGLASS : Ch. 9 - War, Prosperity and Depression October 27, 2002 "The Great Crash 1929" by John Kenneth Galbraith (Author)
Response to Terrorism - Office of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
UN acts against terrorism
October 20, 2002 " Silencing Political Dissent: How Post-September 11 Anti-Terrorism Measures Threaten Our Civil Liberties" by Nancy Chang, Howard Zinn
NSA and the Cuban Missile Crisis October 13, 2002 " Thirteen Days : A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis" by Robert F. Kennedy, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. (Foreword)
Liberty Library of Constitutional Classics October 6, 2002 "Liberty of Conscience : Roger Williams in America" by Edwin S. Gaustad
The African-American Mosaic Exhibition (Library of Congress) September 29, 2002 " "My Soul Is a Witness" : A Chronology of the Civil Rights Era 1954-1965" by Bettye Collier-Thomas, V. P. Franklin
The Civil War | PBS September 22, 2002 " Class of 1846" : From West Point to Appomattox: Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan and Their Brothers" by John C. Waugh, James M. McPherson
A Nation Challenged :One Year Later September 8, 2002 " Portraits 9/11/01: The Collected "Portraits of Grief" from The New York Times by Howell Raines, Janny Scott (Introduction), the New York Times, Emerson
Genwriters August 25, 2002 " For All Time :A Complete Guide to Writing Your Family History" by Charley Kempthorne
Fourth Generational Turning Point August 18, 2002 " The Fourth Turning" by William Strauss and Neil Howe
Colonial Charters, Grants and Related Documents August 4, 2002 " American Colonies" by Alan Taylor
AmericanCivilWar.com July 29, 2002 " April 1865: The Month That Saved America" by Jay Winik
Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America (Library of Congress Exhibition) July 14, 2002 " Sacagawea Speaks: Beyond the Shining Mountains With Lewis & Clark" by Joyce Badgley Hunsaker
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History July 7, 2002 " The Cycles of American History" by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Thomas Jefferson - Whitehouse Homepage June 30, 2002 " Thomas Jefferson : Writings : Autobiography / Notes on the State of Virginia / Public and Private Papers / Addresses / Letters (Library of America)" by Thomas Jefferson, Merrill D. Peterson (Editor)
The History of Social Security June 23, 2002 " The Federal Budget : Politics, Policy, Process" by Allen Schick, Felix Lostracco (Contributor)
The Wampanoag People - From Plimoth-on-the-Web June 9, 2002 " The Name of War : King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity" by Jill Lepore
The Valley of the Shadow June 2, 2002 " The Valley of the Shadow : Two Communities in the American Civil War - The Eve of War" by Edward L. Ayers, Anne S. Rubin
The Alexis de Tocqueville Tour May 26, 2002 " Patriarch : George Washington and the New American Nation : George Washington and the New American Nation" by Richard Norton Smith
The Founder's Constitution May 19, 2002 " Franklin : The Essential Founding Father" by James Srodes
The Nation's Report Card on History from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) May 12, 2002 " REA's AP US History Test Prep with TESTware Software" by Jerome McDuffie
The Smithsonian Institution May 5, 2002 " The Smithsonian : 150 Years of Adventure, Discovery, and Wonder" by James Conaway
The World War I Document Archive April 28, 2002 " Seven Pillars of Wisdom : A Triumph" by T. E. Lawrence
Albion's Seed Grows in the Cumberland Gap April 21, 2002 " Bound Away : Virginia and the Westward Movement" by David Hackett Fischer, James C. Kelly, Virginia Historical Society
Rare Map Collection - Colonial America: from the Hargrett Library April 7, 2002 " Wilderness at Dawn : The Settling of the North American Continent" by Ted Morgan
The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden March 31, 2002 " America's First Families: An Inside View of 200 Years of Private Life in the White House" " by Carl Sferrazza Anthony
United States Military Academy at West Point March 17, 2002 " West Point : The First 200 Years" by John Grant, James M. Lynch, Ronald H. Bailey, Buzz Aldrin
The 1920s March 10, 2002 " Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920's" by Frederick Lewis Allen
America's Story (Library of Congress) March 3, 2002 " The Good Old Days--They Were Terrible!" by Dr. Otto L., Bettmann
The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony:1620 February 24, 2002 " Everyday Life in Early America" by David Freeman Hawke
Discoverers Web Homepage February 17, 2002 " The Viking Discovery of America : The Excavation of a Norse Settlement in L'Anse Aux Meadows, Newfoundland" by Helge Ingstad, Anne Stine Ingstad
Powers of Persuasion February 10, 2002 " Ghost Soldiers : The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission" by Hampton Sides
Baseball Almanac February 3, 2002 " Baseball : An Illustrated History" by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns (Contributor)
American Family Immigration History Center January 27, 2002 " Ellis Island Interviews" by Peter Morton Coan
Mariners' Museum January 20, 2002 " Monitor : The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History" by James Tertius Dekay
Mark Twain from PBS January 13, 2002 " Mark Twain : An Illustrated Biography" by Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
Abraham Lincoln Research Site January 6, 2002 " April 1865 : The Month That Saved America" by Jay Winik
A Biography of America December 23, 2001 " Montcalm and Wolfe (Modern Library (Paper))" by by Francis Parkman, John Keegan (Introduction)
The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake December 16, 2001 " Down the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon" by Edward Dolnick
America Past and Present December 9, 2001 " Personal Memoirs (Modern Library War)" by Ulysses S. Grant, Geoffrey Perret
American Masters from PBS December 2, 2001 " John Adams" by David McCullough
Documents for the Study of American History November 25, 2001 " Rights of Man and Common Sense (Everyman's Library)" by Thomas Paine, Michael Foot (Introduction)
The American Thanksgiving Tradition : Plimoth-on-the-Web November 18, 2001 " Mourt's Relation : A Journal of the Pilgrims at Plymouth" by William Bradford, Dwight B. Heath (Editor)
Office of Counterterrorism - U. S. Department of State November 11, 2001 " War in a Time of Peace " by David Halberstam
Plimoth-on-Web (Library) November 4, 2001 " Of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647" by William Bradford, Samuel Eliot Morison (Editor)
Virtual Library - U.S. History from U of Kansas October 28, 2001 " The Metaphysical Club :A Story of Ideas in America" by Louis Menand
William Penn October 21, 2001 " Drawing the Line :How Mason and Dixon Surveyed the Most Famous Border in America" by Edwin Danson
Dolley Madison October 14, 2001 " James Madison : A Biography" by Ralph Louis Ketcham
Thomas Jefferson Papers October 7, 2001 " The Presidency of Thomas Jefferson " by Forrest McDonald
Wars in U. S. History September 30, 2001 " The West Point Atlas of American Wars : 1689-1900" by United States Military Academy Dept. of Military Art and Engineering, Vincent J. Esposito
The Illustrating Traveler: Adventure and Illustration in North America and the Caribbean 1760-1895 September 23, 2001 " Gotham : A History of New York City to 1898" by Edwin G. Burrows, Mike Wallace
THOMAS -- U.S. Congress on the Internet September 16, 2001 " A Different Mirror : A History of Multicultural America " by Ronald T. Takaki
The Diary, Correspondence, and Papers of Robert "King" Carter of Virginia, 1701-1732 September 2, 2001 " America at 1750 : A Social Portrait " by Richard Hofstadter
The Pulitzer Prizes August 26, 2001 " Freedom from Fear : The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (Oxford History of the United States, Vol 9) " by David M. Kennedy
History and Politics Out Loud August 19, 2001 " The Cousins' Wars : Religion, Politics, and the Triumph of Anglo-America " by Kevin P. Phillips
The Web of Time [No longer available.] August 12, 2001 " The Oxford History of the American People : Prehistory to 1789 " by Samuel Eliot Morison
The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens presents: Votes for Women August 5, 2001 " Born for Liberty : A History of Women in America" by Sara M. Evans
Department of State - International Information Programs July 29, 2001 " Rise to Globalism : American Foreign Policy Since 1938" by Stephen E. Ambrose, Douglas Brinkley (Contributor)
Links to the Past July 22, 2001 " The Yellowstone Story : A History of Our First National Park " by Aubrey L. Haines
The Salem Witch Museum July 15, 2001 " Salem Possessed : The Social Origins of Witchcraft" by Paul S. Boyer, Stephen Nissenbaum (Contributor)
The Plymouth Colony Archive Project July 8, 2001 " The Times Of Their Lives : Life, Love, and Death in Plymouth Colony" by James Deetz, Patricia Scott Deetz
The Declaration of Independence from NARA July 1, 2001 " Founding Brothers : The Revolutionary Generation " by Joseph J. Ellis
Virtual Jamestown June 24, 2001 " The Virginia Adventure : Roanoke to James Towne : An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey " by Ivor Noel Hume
Abraham Lincoln Online June 17, 2001 " On Hallowed Ground : Abraham Lincoln and the Foundations of American History" by John Patrick Diggins
The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School June 10, 2001 " Crucible of War : The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 (Vintage)" by Fred Anderson
The National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian June 3, 2001 " A Brush with History : Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery" by National Portrait Gallery Smithsonian Institution, Carolyn Kinder, Ellen G. Miles
Maryland State Archives May 27, 2001 " Letters of the Century : America, 1900-1999" by Lisa Grunwald (Editor), Stephen J. Adler (Editor)
Edward S. Curtis's North American Indian (American Memory, Library of Congress) May 13, 2001 " Sacred Legacy : Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian" by Edward S. Curtis (Photographer), Christopher Cardozo (Editor), N. Scott Momaday, Joseph Horse Capture (Introduction)
Drums Along The Mohawk May 6, 2001 " Poor Richard's Almanac" by Benjamin Franklin
American History Magazine from History Net April 29, 2001 " Democracy in America" by Alexis De Tocqueville, J. P. Mayer (Editor), Alexis de Tocqueville, George Lawrence (Translator)
Thomas A. Edison Papers April 22, 2001 " Edison: Inventing the Century" by Neil Baldwin
The West_ - Ken Burn's PBS Special April 15, 2001 " Jefferson and the Gun-Men : How the West Was Almost Lost" by M. R. Montgomery
MATHEW BRADY PORTRAITS April 8, 2001 " Mathew Brady and the Image of History" by Mary Panzer, Jeana Kae Foley, National Portrait Gallery
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873 April 1, 2001 " America's Congress : Actions in the Public Sphere, James Madison Through Newt Gingrich" by David R. Mayhew
The Declaration of Independence 25 March, 2001 " The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution" by Bernard Bailyn
Psychedelic '60s: Home Page 18 March, 2001 " Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream" by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Salem @ nationalgeographic.com 4 March, 2001 " The Crucible : A Play in Four Acts" by Arthur Miller
The Mayflower Web Page 25 February, 2001 " Big Chief Elizabeth : The Adventures and Fate of the First English Colonists in America " by Giles Milton
Making of America(Documents) 18 February, 2001 " Americans : The National Experience" by Daniel Joseph Boorstin
US Census Bureau - American Fact Finder 11 February, 2001 " Mapping America's Past : A Historical Atlas " by Mark C. Carnes, Patrick Williams, John Arthur Garraty (Contributor)
The Baseball Online Library - CBS SportsLine 4 February, 2001 " Past Time : Baseball As History" by Jules Tygiel
The Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920 (American Memory, loc) 28 January, 2001 " Search for Order 1877-1920" by Robert H. Wiebe
Lewis and Clark's Historic Trail 21 January, 2001 " The Journals of Lewis and Clark" by Meriwether Lewis, Bernard Devoto (Editor), William Clark, Bernard De Voto, Stephen E. Ambrose
The American Revolution Home Page [No longer available] 14 January, 2001 " Angel in the Whirlwind : The Triumph of the American Revolution" by Benson Bobrick
Colonial North America 1492-1763 7 January, 2001 " The Peopling of British North America : An Introduction" by Bernard Bailyn
Charters of Freedom Exhibit from the National Archives and Records Administration 31 December, 2000 " Letters of a Nation : A Collection of Extraordinary American Letters" by Andrew Carroll (Editor), Marian Wright Edelman
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - U.S. History 24 December, 2000 " Founding Mothers & Fathers : Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society" by Mary Beth Norton
Photographing History: Fred J. Maroon and the Nixon Years, 1970-1974. 17 December, 2000 " All the President's Men" by Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward
World War II Timeline 10 December, 2000 " Second World War" by Winston Churchill, John Keegan (Illustrator)
MilitaryHistoryOnline - Battle of Gettysburg 3 December, 2000 "Battle Cry of Freedom : The Civil War Era" by James M. McPherson
Monticello Jefferson-Hemings Report 26 November, 2000 "Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson: History, Memory, and Civic Culture" by Jan Lewis (Editor), Peter S. Onuf (Editor), Jane E. Lewis (Editor)
Jamestowne Society 19 November, 2000 "First Generations : Women in Colonial America" by Carol Berkin
Chronology on the History of Slavery and Racism 12 November, 2000 "All on Fire : William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery" by Henry Mayer (Preface)
Korean War Anniversary 5 November, 2000 "Fire and Ice : The Korean War, 1950-1953" by Michael J. Varhola
The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson 29 October, 2000 "Reconstruction : America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 " by Eric Foner
The History Place - U.S. Civil War 1861-1865 22 October, 2000 "Lincoln at Gettysburg : The Words That Remade America" by Garry Wills
LIBERTY! The American Revolution from PBS 15 October, 2000 "Liberty:The American Revolution" by Thomas Fleming
Colonial Williamsburg Home Page 8 October, 2000 "Albion's Seed : Four British Folkways in America" by David Hackett Fischer
Historical Maps of the United States 1 October, 2000 "Historical Atlas of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest " by Derek Hayes
National Museum of American History 24 September 2000 " Faith of My Fathers " by John McCain, Mark Salter (Contributor)
Normandy (from Britannica) 17 September 2000 "Flags of Our Fathers" by James Bradley, Ron Powers (Contributor)
Millennials Rising: The Website 10 September 2000 "Millennials Rising : The Next Great Generation" by William Strauss and Neil Howe
James Madison: His Legacy 3 September 2000 "American Compact : James Madison and the Problem of Founding (American Political Thought)" by Gary Rosen
Kennedy Assassination Records Collection 27 August 2000 "Profiles in Courage" by John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy
Trenches on the Web 13 August 2000 "Last Days of Innocence: America at War, 1917-1918" by Meirion Harries, Susie Harries
The Lincoln Museum 6 August 2000 "Lincoln" by David Herbert Donald
Benjamin Franklin: A Documentary History 30 July 2000 "Benjamin Franklin" by Carl C. Van Doren
The American Colonist's Library 23 July 2000 "The Journal of John Winthrop, 1630-1649" (The John Harvard Library) by John Winthrop, Richard S. Dunn (Editor), Laetitia Yeandle (Editor)
POTUS - Presidents of the United States 16 July 2000 "The Reader's Companion to the American Presidency" by Alan Brinkley (Editor), Davis Dyer (Editor)
American Cultural History - The Twentieth Century 9 July 2000 "The American Century" by Harold Evans
Flapper Culture & Style - from the Louise Brooks Society 2 July 2000 "Summer for the Gods : The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion" by Edward J. Larson
Lewis and Clark -- PBS 25 June 2000 "Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West" by Stephen Ambrose
Spy Letters of the American Revolution - Clements Library 18 June 2000 "The Federalist Papers"
by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay
The Jamestown Rediscovery Project 11 June 2000 "A New World : An Epic of Colonial America from the Founding of Jamestown to the Fall of Quebec" by Authur Quinn
The Office of the Historian
(U. S. State Department)
4 June 2000 " A People's History of the United States : 1492 to the Present" by Howard Zinn
Martin Luther King, Jr. 28 May 2000 "The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. " by Martin Luther, Jr. King, Clayborne Carson (Editor)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt 21 May 2000 "No Ordinary Time : Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt : The Home Front in World War II" by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Letters Home from a Civil War Soldier 14 May 2000 "The Civil War : A Narrative : Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, Red River to Appomattox (3 Vol. Set)," by Shelby Foote
Monticello - Home of Thomas Jefferson 7 May 2000 "American Scripture : Making the Declaration of Independence," by Pauline Maier
Archiving Early America 30 April 2000 "The Americans, the Colonial Experience" by Daniel J. Boorstin

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