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HIST 460 American Colonial History: Government Information Resources

Provides access to scholarly resources on American colonial history for a course taught by Professor Cole Jones.

U.S. Government Information Resources

Numerous government information resources from the U.S, U.S. states and British governments also document the colonial period in U.S. History.  Examples of these include:

Naval History and Heritage Command American Revolution.  See especially Naval Documents of the American Revolution (12 vols.)

U.S. Army History Center (Covers  Army military conflicts by time period including Colonial and Revolutionary War.

Revolutionary War studies from Combat Studies Institute Press at U.S. Army Command & General Staff College

Founders Online (Courtesy:  National Archives. Correspondence and other materials from George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, the Adams Family, Alexander Hamilton, & James Madison)

Government Documents on Northeastern U.S. History (Provides access to many state government publications)(Select State Governments tab)

Government Documents on Southern U.S. History (Provides access to many state government publications)(Select state governments tab)

Colonial and State Records of North Carolina (Courtesy:  University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation 1774-1875 (Courtesy:  Library of Congress)

Library of Congress American Memory Project (including resources such as American Revolution and Its Era:  Maps & Charts of North America & the West Indies,1750-1789)

Historic American Buildings Survey

National Park Service History (This agency administers many colonial era historic sites including Valley Forge National Historic Park  and Colonial National Historic Park while providing ample documentation about these sites history and conservation.

Census of Population & Housing 1790-2010

Prices & Wages by Decade (Courtesy:  University of Missouri LIbrary)

National Archives Charters of Freedom

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