Explore the development of the United States with this collection of articles about American history. Topics in this section include the American Revolution, the gold rush and the expansion of the West.
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Hartford Convention, a meeting of New England Federalists at Hartford, Connecticut, during the War of 1812.

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Famous Locomotives

Famous locomotives, such as the John Bull locomotive, have helped shape the history of American railroads. These trains are well-known to many railroad historians. Learn more about some famous locomotives.

History of Hawaii

Polynesians, probably from the Marquesas Islands, settled in the Hawaiian Islands in the seventh or eighth century A.D.

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