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Antebellum   Suggest a Link
the Alien and Sedition Acts (links to texts, in the Avalon Project) (Yale Law School
The Augusta Archive (Antebellum Augusta County, Virginia) 
The Barbary Wars (historical essay, with images) (The Mariners' Museum, VA)
James Lewis The Black Hawk War of 1832 (articles, images, primary sources, and more) (Abraham Lincoln Digitization Project, Northern Illinois U.)
Five Views: A History of Mexican Americans in California (National Park Service)
Indian Wars (chronology of "named campaigns," followed by descriptions) (Center for Military History, US Army)
Andrew Jackson's Actions and Deeds Against Southeastern Indians (chronology, editotials) (U. California, Riverside)
Andrew Jackson (biography and bibliography) (State Library of North Carolina)
Andrew Jackson Indian Removal: Extract from Andrew Jackson's Seventh Annual Message to Congress (in the Archives of the West) (Public Broadcasting Service)
Lewis & Clark Page (support site for the film by Ken Burns; includes info, interactive resources, classroom resources, etc.)
Lewis and Clark
The Ethnography of Lewis and Clark: Native American Objects and the American Quest for Commerce and Science (virtual exhibit, with images, articles, and more) (Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard U.)
Lewis & Clark Page (support site for the film by Ken Burns; includes info, interactive resources, classroom resources, etc.)
Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America (virtual exhibit) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Lewis and Clark: Mapping the West (virtual exhibit) (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC)
Lewis and Clark as Naturalists (virtual exhibit) (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC)
Bonnie Butterfield Sacagawea (biographical article, with numerous works of art and photographs, plus a bibliography)
Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America (virtual exhibit) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870 (virtual exhibit of maps from the American Colonization Society) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
The Louisiana Purchase: 1803 and Associated Documents (etexts of primary sources) (Avalon Project, Yale Law S.)
Maps of the Period of American Union and Expansion (Hargrett Library, U. Georgia)
Westward by Sea: A Maritime Perspective on Western Expansion, 1829-1890 (virtual exhibit) (Mystic Seaport.org, and the Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Monroe Doctrine, 1823 (American Revolution HTML Project)
The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 (virtual exhibit on the collection) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Commodore Perry's Expedition to Japan (1853)
John W. Dower and Shigeru Miyagawa (Massachusetts I. of Technology) Black Ships and Samurai (site devoted to Admiral Perry's visit to Japan)
Japanese Reply (1854) to President Fillmore’s Letter and Response of Commodore Perry (e-text, in English) (Joseph V. O'Brien, John Jay C. of Criminal Justice, New York)
Commodore Matthew Perry's Visit to the Bonin Islands, June 1853 (Perry's notes and journals, as edited by Francis L. Hawks in 1856)
Letter from U.S. Pres. Millard Fillmore (1853 letter to Commodore Perry) (Center for East Asia Studies, U. California, Los Angeles)
Naval Historical Center (Washington Naval Yard, DC) Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan (e-curriculum, including a biography, discussion questions, and activities)
Perry's Japan Expedition (virtual exhibit, with a number of paintings of sites Perry visited and of contemporary Japanese society) (Nimitz Library, US Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, MD)
Commodore Matthew Perry When We Landed in Japan, 1854 (e-text of Perry's notes edited by Francis L. Hawks, within Fordham U.'s Modern History Sourcebook) (Paul Halsall, U. North FLorida)
The Opening of Japan to the West (virtual exhibit) (Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale U.)
Territorial Florida, Statehood, and the Seminole Indian Wars (1821-1858) (timeline, images) (Gail CLement, Florida International U.)
Temple of Liberty: Building the Capitol for a New Nation (virtual exhibit) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
The US-Mexican War
K. Jack Bauer Mexican War (overview) (U. of Texas at Austin Library and the Texas State Historical Ass.
The Mexican War and California (articles) (California Military Museum)
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (historical background, with complete text of treaty) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Juan Villegas (U. of San Diego) The Treaty of Gudalupe Hidalgo (overview and images, with relevant links)
Paul R. Machula The Mexican War (history about Arizona and the Mexican War)
Mexican War (maps and military information) (US Military Academy, West Point, NY)
David Saville MUzzey (Columbia U.) The Mexican War (excerpts from 1911 text, plus images) (Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco)
John D. Sloat The Mexican War and California: The Sloat Proclamation (1846)(The California Military Museum)
The US-Mexican War (1846-1848) (timeline, essays, and links) (PBS.org)
The U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-48 (overview and images) (Brazuria County Historical Museum, Angleton, TX)
The U.S. Mexican War (historical articles and images) (Descendants of Mexican War Veterans)
The U.S. Mexican War: 1846-1848 (essays, images, and a timeline) (PBS Online)
War of 1812
J. B. Calvert (U. Denver, Colorado) The War of 1812 And All That: An introduction to the War of 1812: an episode in the history of bungling, with its effects on the Indians (detailed overview, with emphasis on military politics, especially as regards various Native American threats)
Joshua Kuss (San Diego U.) The War of 1812 (articles, by topic, plus bibliography)
The James Madison Center: the War of 1812 (primary documents, articles, pedagogical resources, and more) (James Madison U.)
Native American Material: War of 1812 (links to primary documents in facsimile, with descriptions) (Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan U.)
Wesley Allen Riddle (U. Maryland University C.-Camp Doha) The War of 1812 (overview)
the War of 1812 (maps, articles) (US Military Academy, West Point, NY)
The War of 1812 Website (articles, images, documents, and links) (Military Heritage.com)

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