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History - United States History Web Resources

American Presidency Project

Searchable database containing : The Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington - Taft (1789-1913) The Public Papers of the Presidents: Hoover to Bush (1929-1993) The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents: Clinton - G.W. Bush (1993-2007)

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  • Provided by: University of California - Santa Barbara

Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents

Authored by the University of Oklahoma College of Law, this website offers a chronology of important U.S. documents arranged by century, from 1215-2007.

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  • Provided by: University of Oklahoma

Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930

Web-based collection of selected historical materials from Harvard's libraries, archives, and museums that documents voluntary immigration to the US from the signing of the Constitution to the onset of the Great Depression.

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  • Provided by: Harvard University

Making of America Project

With material provided by Cornell University, this digital library consists of 267 books and over 100,000 journal articles in American social history from the Antebellum period through Reconstruction. Strong subject areas include education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, science and technology.

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  • Provided by: Cornell University

National Archives

Record keeper of the United States.

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  • Provided by: National Archives and Records Administration

Scripps Library and Multimedia Archive

Unique collection of material on U.S. public policy. Includes secret White House recordings, hundreds of presidential oral history interviews, audio and video recordings of Miller Center Forums, and documents related to the executive branch of American government.

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  • Provided by: Miller Center of Public Affairs - University of Virginia

United States Census Bureau

The largest source of statistical data covering U.S. commercial and consumer markets is available from the Bureau of the Census. Based on data collected from business establishments in years ending in the numbers 2 and 7 and from individuals and households in years ending in 0, its reports include information from the censuses covering retail trade, wholesale trade, service industries, construction industries, manufacturers, mineral industries, transportation, and population and housing.

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  • Provided by: United States Census Bureau

Women Working, 1800 - 1930

Focuses on women's role in the United States economy and provides access to digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard University's library and museum collections.

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  • Provided by: Harvard University