American Studies

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Debunking Columbus: Against The Current vol. 131
Jopp, Jennifer
Article
2007
“I knew it couldn’t be true!” exclaimed my then eleven-year-old daughter when I explained the premise of Restall’s book. “The Ancients knew that the earth was round,” she continued, “so Columbus could...
The Power of the People: Active Nonviolence in the United States
Cooney, Robert; Michalowski, Helen
Book
A pictorial encyclopedia of the struggles of the U.S. women and men working for peace and justice through nonviolent action. Sections are included on the roots of American nonviolence, the women's rig...

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ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History dedicates its collections and scholarship to inspiring a broader understanding of our nation and its many peoples. We create opportunities for learning, stimulate imaginations,...
National Museum of the American Indian
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is a museum dedicated to the life, languages, literature, history and arts of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere. It was established in 1989 through an Act of Cong...

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Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
Bryson, Bill
1994
A history of American English.

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