The Annapolis convention was a gathering to discuss the problems of the Articles of Confederation. It was through this convention that the Constitution of the United States would be written.
Learn about the history of the Brandywine valley at this web site.
The first Inaugural address given in New York City by George Washington.
Learn about the history of the California Gold Rush on this well written web site. This site was recommended by Connor, who recommended this site to me.
This site shows some historical properties owned by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA). Including John Marshall's home in Richmond Va.
The exhibit 'Third Person, First Person: Slave Voices from the Special Collections Library' probes the life experiences of American slaves from the late eighteenth century through the nineteenth century.
Follow the debate over the Articles of confederation with Thomas Jefferson. This is from his autobiography. You can also learn about the Declaration of Independence by scrolling up the page.
This is an essay on Thomas Jefferson and his form of Federalism. It explains the political changes at the time of his election.
This web site is about the fur trade in America. The society is a "non-profit organization providing "living history" interpretations of the fur trade in the Great Lakes region. We operate the White Oak Fur Post near Deer River Minnesota. This is an authentic recreation of a fur trading post of the late 18th century."