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U.S. History

The Building of the Statue of Liberty
Trace the construction of this famous monument step by step.

The History of the Pledge of Allegiance
The Pledge is more than 100 years old. Trace its history (and its changes) here.

America's Story from America's Library
Jump back to the past, click on a famous American's photo to learn his or her story, click on a state to learn its history. You name it, it's here in this great site from the Library of Congress.

Way Back: U.S. History for Kids
PBS takes you Way Back, using words, pictures, sounds, maps, and more. Hold on for the ride!

History Buff
History from the 16th Century to the 21st Century--all through the eyes of the press. The Discovery Channel helps you learn about events just as people back then did.

Web of Time: Pages from America's Past
Check out images of America in times gone by. See cartoons, pictures, and paintings. Read editorials, letters, and news stories. America's past comes alive through primary sources!

From Revolution to Reconstruction
A hypertext history of the U.S., complete with hundreds of links. This extremely comprehensive site is as good as it gets for a complete overview of this time period!

Exploring the West from Monticello
A University of Virginia exhibit on the Westward Movement includes many maps and sources. Especially helpful is the information on the Lewis and Clark expedition.

The Border
Examine history along the Mexico-U.S. border. Check out the cool Morphing Map.

 Graphics courtesy of ArtToday

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