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Early American History: Primary Sources on the Web

A guide to resources on Early American History.


There's a ton of primary source material out there on the web -- sometimes a simple Google search will unearth links to diaries written by colonists or newspaper articles from the Civil War. Most of this information is out of copyright, so it's available to be used. Here's a great article to give you some context.

Specific People


Puritanism & the Witch Hunt

The South

Slavery & Emancipation

The Civil War