WHAT'S INSIDE: AMERICAN HISTORY

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.
  • Colonial Life
  • Revolutionary War
  • Civil War
  • The West
  • Early 1900s
  • Post WW II
  • 1920s-1930s
  • Modern Era
  • History by State
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In the early 1800s, the United States witnessed the birth of the railroad industry and along with it, dramatic changes in American society and business. What was life like before and after the railroads?

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By the 1960s the lonesome whistle of the steam railroads was a thing of the past. The decline of railroads came about during the 1960s and 1970s as the automobile dominated transportation.

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History of New Hampshire. Prehistoric hunters may have roamed what is now New Hampshire as early as 6000 B.C.

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