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American Revolution

Declaration of Independence: http://www.animatedatlas.com/revwar/declaration.html

The Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson and adopted after amendment by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.

Articles of Confederation: http://www.animatedatlas.com/revwar/confederation.html

These articles establishing a confederation of the states (formerly colonies) were adopted by the Second Continental Congress on June 21, 1781.

Battle of Trenton: http://www.animatedatlas.com/revwar/washington1.html from

Battle of Princeton: http://www.animatedatlas.com/revwar/washington2.html

In this letter Washington describes the period after Trenton and the taking of Princeton.

Web Sites for Primary Sources: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/revol18c

Animation of the Revolutionary War: http://www.geoamericas.com/shockwave_maps/shock_map.asp?map=am_rev Timeline of the period: http://www.patriotresource.com/timeline.html Essays on the war: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/9198/revwar/rev

Aspects of this period: http://www.ushistory.org

Chronology of the war: http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/revwar-77.htm

Biography of George Washington: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/gw1/about/washingt.htm

Essential information on Washington: http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/gwashington.html

Presidential papers: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/gw1/gw1.htm

Biography of John Adams: http://http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/ja2/about/bio/adamsxx.htm

Essential information on John Adams: http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/JAdams.html

Biography of Thomas Jefferson: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/tj3/about/jeffersonxx.htm

Essential information on Jefferson: http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/tjefferson.html

Basic writings: http://libertyonline.hypermall.com/Jefferson/index.html

Autobiography: "http://libertyonline.hypermall.com/Jefferson/Autobiography.html

Essential information on Madison: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/jm4/jm4.htm

Autobiography (1706-1757): http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/bfranklin/frankxx.htm

Benjamin Franklin: A Documentary History: http://http://www.english.udel.edu/lemay/franklin/

Biography of Samual Adams: http://www.samueladams.net

Speech: http://libertyonline.hypermall.com/henry-liberty.html

Thomas Paine's Writings: http://libertyonline.hypermall.com/Paine/Default.htm

Biography of Alexander Hamilton: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/hamilton/hamilxx.htm

Black Loyalists: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/blackloyalists/

Revolutionary Period: http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/American_Revolution.html

 

Westward Expansion

The Texas Revolution: http://www.animatedatlas.com/mexwar/santaanna.html 

The Texas Revolution: http://www.lsjunction.com/docs/docs.htm

Dissident voices: http://www.animatedatlas.com/mexwar/lincoln1.html 

Dissident voices: http://www.animatedatlas.com/mexwar/lincoln2.html

Peace Treaty: http://www.animatedatlas.com/mexwar/guadalupehidalgo.html

Military Maps of Mexican War: http://www.dean.usma.edu/history/dhistorymaps/mexicanw/mexwToc.htm

Historical Maps of the Americas: http://www.http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/history_americas.html

Alamo--Brief History: http://www.lsjunction.com/events/alamo.htm

Alamo: http://www.thealamo.org/alamo_in_1836.htm

San Jacinto: http://wwwhttp://www.earlytexashistory.com/Tx1836/

Companion to PBS documentary: http://www.pbs.org/kera/usmexicanwar/

War from Mexican View: http://sunsite.unam.mx/revistas/1847/

James K. Polk: http://www.ipl.org/ref/potus/jkpolk.html

Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/benson/Mex_Archives/Santa_Anna.html

Winfield Scott: http://www.tulane.edu/~latner/Scott.html

Resources on Mexico: http://www-learning.berkeley.edu/courses/AS102Sum97/Resources/mexico.htm

Timeline of Mexican History: http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/history.html

Aztec Bookstore: http://northcoast.com/~spdtom/index.html

History of South American Nations: http://http://link.bubl.ac.uk/historysouthamer

Expansion west period: http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Pioneers.html

Expansion west period: http://www.americanwest.com/pages/awexpans.htm

 

The Age of Imperialism

Imperialism 101: http://www.michaelparenti.org/Imperialism101.html

Maps of World Imperialism: http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/1907powr.htm

Imperialist Links: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook34.html

 

World War I

War Message to Congress: http://www.animatedatlas.com/ww1/warmessage.html

Fourteen Points: http://www.animatedatlas.com/ww1/fourteenpoints.html

War Documents: http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/

Final peace treaty: http://history.acusd.edu/gen/text/versaillestreaty/vercontents.html

Animated map of the western front: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/games/western_front/index.shtml

Military maps of World War I: http://www.dean.usma.edu/history.dhistorymaps/WW1Pages/WW1ToC.htm

"Trenches on the Web": http://www.worldwar1.com

"Multimedia history of World War One": http://www.firstworldwar.com

Encyclopedia of World War One: http://raven.cc.ukans.edu/~kansite/ww_one/links.html

Biography of Woodrow Wilson: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/ww28/about/wilsonxx.htm

 

Russian Revolutions

Brief Overview: http://www.marx.org/history/ussr/revolution/index.htm

Russian Revolution links: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook39.html

Communist Manifesto: http://www.anu.edu.au/polsci/marx/classics/manifesto.html

Encyclopedia of Marxism: http://www.marx.org/glossary/frame.htm