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American history, 1493-1945 [electronic resource] : from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York.

Publication:
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, [2014]-
Series:
American history, 1493-1945.
Format/Description:
Website/Database
Database & Article Index
1 online resource.
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government.
Constitutional history -- United States.
Slavery -- United States.
Indians of North America.
North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Confederation, 1783-1789 -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Constitutional period, 1789-1809 -- Sources.
United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
United States -- Politics and government -- Sources.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Sources.
Europe -- Politics and government -- Sources.
Manuscripts, American -- New York (State) -- New York -- Facsimiles.
Summary:
This resource brings together materials on American history from the time of the earliest settlers until the end of World War II, sourced from publications and unique documents in the Gilder Lehrman collection. It offers a broad overview of the history of this period, as well as some deep research strands. Module 1 covers the early period of settlement, and Module 2 provides material from the Civil War onwards.
Contents:
Module I, Settlement, commerce, revolution and reform: 1493-1859
Module II Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Notes:
Title from home page (viewed 28 Jan. 2015)
Last updated: Jan. 2015.
Includes material relating to the following people: Abigail Adams; John Adams; John Quincy Adams; William Alexander, Lord Stirling; John André; Benedict Arnold; Sarah Lyons Flucker Beaumez; James Bowdoin; James Buchanan; Aaron Burr; Pierce Butler; George Clinton; Sir Henry Clinton; Christopher Columbus; Charles Cornwallis, Marquis Cornwallis; Stephen Arnold Douglas; Frederick Douglass; Millard Fillmore; Benjamin Franklin; Thomas Gage; William Lloyd Garrison; Horatio Gates; Elbridge Gerry; Nathaniel Gorham; Ulysses S. Grant; François Joseph Paul, comte de Grasse; Catharine Littlefield Greene; Nathanael Greene; George Grenville; Aurelia Hale; Alexander Hamilton; William Henry Harrison; Sam Houston; Andrew Jackson; Henry Jackson; John Jay; Thomas Jefferson; Andrew Johnson; Rufus King; Henry Knox; Lucy Flucker Knox; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette; Charles Lee; Robert E. Lee; Pierre Charles L'Enfant; Abraham Lincoln; Benjamin Lincoln; Alida Schuyler Livingston; Robert Livingston; Thomas Livingston; James Longstreet; Catharine Macaulay Graham; Thomas Babington Macaulay; James Madison; Irvin McDowell; Alexander McGillivray; James Monroe; Gouverneur Morris; Samuel Morse; John Noyes; Robert Treat Paine; Thomas Paine; Edmund Pendleton.
Includes material relating to the following organisations: Continental Congress; Society of the Cincinnati; American Anti-Slavery Society; Democratic Party; Federalist Party; Republican Party; United States Military Academy (West Point)
Contributor:
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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