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Springfield Armory: Shays' Rebellion     View
Material about Shays' Rebellion and the attack on Springfield (Massachusetts) Arsenal in 1787. The rebellion was led by Revolutionary War captain Daniel Shays, who was protesting "laws that were grossly unfair to farmers and working people. ...

Black Loyalists: Our History, Our People     View
Describes "how Canada became the home of the first settlements of free blacks outside Africa." Features biographies of prominent Black Loyalists, descriptions and maps of Black Loyalist communities, and original historical documents, includ ...

Primary Documents in American History     View
This site offers a list of some of the most important documents in American history from 1763 to 1877. Each document has a page with background information, links to digital material associated with the documents, and bibliographies for both adult an ...

Soviet History Internet Archive     View
A valuable collection of primary source documents concerning the early history of the USSR. Also includes pictures, maps, and links to related sites.

BBC Historic Figures: Queen Victoria     View
A brief biographical account of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), the longest reigning monarch in British history.     View
Contains a "Congress of Websites" on Colonial America and the Revolutionary War, including information on Betsy Ross, Benjamin Franklin, the Liberty Bell, the Declaration of Independence, and more. Also features virtual walking tours of Phi ...

American Friends of Lafayette     View
This group "is an historical and patriotic society dedicated to the memory of Major General Gilbert Motier, Marquis de Lafayette and to the study of his life and times in America and France." The site features a timelime about Lafayette fro ...

Marquis de Lafayette at 250     View
Site from Lafayette College about the celebration of the life and legacy of the Marquis de Lafayette on the 250th anniversary of his birth (September 6, 2007). Features a video clip, links to online exhibits about this French aristocrat who participa ...

Nathan Hale Revisited     View
This article discusses "a manuscript history of the American Revolution written during or soon after the conflict by a Tory storekeeper in inland Connecticut with the quintessentially New England name, Consider Tiffany." The manuscript feat ...

Coins of Colonial and Early America     View
"Features discussions, descriptions and images of the coins and tokens used in Colonial and Confederation America." A project of the Robert H. Gore, Jr. Numismatic Endowment. From the University of Notre Dame, Special Collections.




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