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The United States is a federal republic in North America, composed of fifty states, as well as territories and districts on the continent, of insular dependencies and possessions in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Washington, D.C., is the capital. Officially the name is "The United States of America," but "The United States" has become the accepted name.

The United States was originally thirteen British colonies who banded together in order to fight a war of rebellion against their colonial masters with assistance from competing foreign colonial empires. Chief grievances against King George were draconian punishments, taxation without representation and also the mercantile policies of the British which restricted manufacturing of goods in the colonies and relegated them to consumer states.

The early story of the United States naturally falls into three parts. These are the colonial period, the revolutionary epoch and the era of union. The first extends from 1576 to 1763; the second to 1789; and the third to the early 1900s and the modern era. However, the first period overlaps the second, because the revolution began while the United States was colonies; and the third runs back into the second, because American nationality and federal union began in revolution.

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Colonial History

The American nation owes its origin to colonizing activities in which the British, Dutch, Swedes, French and Spaniards bore a share, and which were continued during a period of more than two centuries at the beginning of the modern era. The settlements of the Dutch and Swedes (New Netherland and New Sweden) were soon merged in those of the British, and of the territory colonized by Frenchmen and Spaniards the United States, as it was in 1783, included only certain outlying regions (Florida and certain posts on the Great Lakes and in the Mississippi Valley).

All the European nations which were interested in colonization shared in the enterprise, and the population of the region was therefore cosmopolitan from the outset. But the British, especially after 1660, secured a controlling influence, to such an extent that the history of the period can properly be regarded as the record of an experiment in British colonization.

Permanent settlements on the Atlantic seaboard were first made in the early years of the 17th century, and they continued steadily to increase until after 1680. Relatively speaking, that was the period of settlement, but population continued slowly to advance westward. In the 18th century occurred a large immigration of Germans and Scottish-Irish, who settled in Pennsylvania and New York and thence overflowed into the western parts of Virginia and the Carolinas. The only colony which was founded in the 18th century was Georgia (1732), by means of which British outposts on the Florida frontier were strengthened.

Geography

The continental United States, excluding Alaska, occupies the central area of North America. It lies between the Atlantic on the east, the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico on the south, the Pacific on the west and Canada on the north. It extends approximately from 67&172; W. to 125&172; W. in longitude and from. 24&172; 30? N. to 49&172; N. in latitude. Its longest line, east and west, is 3,100 miles; north and south, 1,780. Its continental area, including Alaska, is 3,617,673 square miles. (That of Alaska is 590,884.)

But the republic's total territory, when the area of Guam, Guantanamo, Hawaii, the Philippines, Porto Rico (with Culebra and Vieques), the Panama zone, five Samoan islands and many other small American islands in the Pacific is included, comprises over 3,750,700 square miles. (See articles on each.) Part of the northern boundary runs through Lakes Superior, Huron, Erie and Ontario and their connecting waters and through St. Lawrence, St. John and St. Croix Rivers, while the Rio Grande forms part of the southern boundary.

The Canadian boundary extends 3,700 miles, the Mexican 2,105, and the entire boundary stretches 11,075 miles. The continental United States and Alaska almost equal all Europe in size, and the entire territory of the republic is surpassed in extent only by that of the British Empire, of Russia and of China. When the sun is setting on Porto Rico and Maine, it is rising on the Samoan and the Philippine Islands; and the American flag dominates the Arctic Ocean of Alaska and the tropical South Sea of Tutuila.

Colonial Period (to 1760).

Among general histories, which cover not only this period but others or the whole course of American history, the student should consult The American Commonwealth Series and the works of Bancroft, Bryant and Gay, Gilman, Higginson, Hildreth, McMaster, Rhodes, Schouler, Von Hoist and Winsor. Histories that deal specially with the colonies consist, among others, of Dodge's English Colonies, Doyle's English Colonies, John Fiske's works (named in the article on Fiske), Lodge's English Colonies, Marshall's History of the Colonies, Neill's English Colonization, Palfrey's History of New England and Parkman's works. The articles in this work on the separate states of the Union often mention books of reference. Nor should American chapters in The Cambridge Modern History be forgotten.

Revolutionary Era (to 1789).

Channing and Hart's Guide to the Study of American History is helpful to start the study of the Revolution. Other helps are Fiske's American Revolution and Critical Period of American History; Carrington's Battles of the Revolution; Chalmers' Revolt of the Colonies; Dunning's Political Theories; Frothingham's Rise of the Republic; Hamilton's Federalist; Ludlow's War of Independence; Merriam's American Theories; Scott's Constitutional Liberty; Story's Commentaries; Sullivan's Antecedents of the Declaration; Willoughby's Nature of the State; and Winsor's Reader's Handbook. Lecky's History of England and Trevelyan's American Revolution give the English views.

The National Era (to 1900s).

Consult Bancroft (Geo.): History of the Constitution; Bancroft (H. H.): The Pacific States; Benton: Thirty Years' View; Blaine: Twenty Years of Congress; Bryce: The American Commonwealth (student's edition); Curtis: History of the Constitution; Davis, Jefferson: The Rise of the Confederate Government; Ely: The Labor Movement; Fiske: American Political Ideas; Foster: A Century of American Diplomacy; Hart: Foundations of American Foreign Policy; Jameson: The Constitutional Convention; Johnston (A.): American Politics; Kent: Commentaries; Lamphere: American Government; Macy: Civil Government, Institutional Beginnings, Our Government and Political Parties; Morse: Citizenship; Richardson: Messages and Papers of the Presidents; Roosevelt: Naval History and The Winning of the West; Stephens, A. C.: The War Between the States; Taussig: Protection; The Century Co.: Battles and Leaders of the Civil War; and Wilson, H. H.: The Rise and Fall of the Slave-Power. The American Statesmen Series also should be consulted; the writings of public men, as Grant or Washington; and public or official documents as well as such statistical works of private individuals as The Statesman's Year-Book.

References:

The New Student's Reference Work (1914) pg 1967-1984

1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica, Volume 27. pg 663-735

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United States - Flags of the Army of the United States Flags of the Army of the United States 1887
United States - Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition Vol. 5 Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition Vol. 5 1845
United States - Historical Collections of Virginia Historical Collections of Virginia 1847
United States - History of the United States of America Vol. 4 History of the United States of America Vol. 4 1874
United States - A Journal of Travels into the Arkansa Territory A Journal of Travels into the Arkansa Territory 1821
United States - Mountains and Molehills Mountains and Molehills 1855
United States - Tertiary History of the Grand Canon [Text] Tertiary History of the Grand Canon [Text] 1882
United States - Sketches of a Tour to the Lakes Sketches of a Tour to the Lakes 1827
United States - Colortypes of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition Colortypes of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition 1915
United States - The Wonders of Geyserland The Wonders of Geyserland 1913
United States - Yosemite Illustrated in Colors Yosemite Illustrated in Colors 1890
United States - A Wonderland of the East A Wonderland of the East 1920
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 7 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 7 1897
United States - The United States Army and Navy 1776-1899 The United States Army and Navy 1776-1899 1899
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 4 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 4 1856
United States - The Republican Court The Republican Court 1855
United States - A Tour in the United States of America Vol. 2 A Tour in the United States of America Vol. 2 1784
United States - Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean 1822
United States - Voyage to South America Vol. 2 Voyage to South America Vol. 2 1820
United States - The Romance of the Colorado River The Romance of the Colorado River 1902
United States - The American Diplomatic Code Vol. 1 The American Diplomatic Code Vol. 1 1834
United States - Geronimo's Story of His Life Geronimo's Story of His Life 1906
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 2 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 2 1897
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 5 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 5 1897
United States - Marietta, and the Oil and Mineral Region Marietta, and the Oil and Mineral Region 1864
United States - Upland Game Birds and Water Fowl Upland Game Birds and Water Fowl 1877
United States - A Visit to the South Seas, in the United States Ship Vincennes Vol. 2 A Visit to the South Seas, in the United States Ship Vincennes Vol. 2 1832
United States - Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor 1899
United States - Colton's Illustrated Cabinet Atlas Colton's Illustrated Cabinet Atlas 1859
United States - Three Years of Arctic Service Vol. 1 Three Years of Arctic Service Vol. 1 1886
United States - A True and Authentic Account of the Indian War in Florida A True and Authentic Account of the Indian War in Florida 1836
United States - Mysteries and Miseries of America's Great Cities Mysteries and Miseries of America's Great Cities 1883
United States - Voyage to South America Vol. 1 Voyage to South America Vol. 1 1820
United States - Illustrated Notes of an Expedition through Mexico and California Illustrated Notes of an Expedition through Mexico and California 1852
United States - A History of Travel in America Vol. 1 A History of Travel in America Vol. 1 1915
United States - The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike Vol. 2 The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike Vol. 2 1895
United States - Pictorial Life of George Washington Pictorial Life of George Washington 1845
United States - Three Years of Arctic Service Vol. 2 Three Years of Arctic Service Vol. 2 1886
United States - Hawaii, Old and New Hawaii, Old and New 1943
United States - California the Wonderful California the Wonderful 1914
United States - Columbus and Columbia Columbus and Columbia 1892
United States - Athletic Sports in America, England and Australia Athletic Sports in America, England and Australia 1889
United States - Newark; a Series of Engravings on Wood Newark; a Series of Engravings on Wood 1917
United States - The Black Hills The Black Hills 1876
United States - Narrative Journal of Travels Through the Northwestern Regions of the United States Narrative Journal of Travels Through the Northwestern Regions of the United States 1821
United States - Views of Florida Views of Florida 1837
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 4 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 4 1897
United States - Antiquities of the State of New York Antiquities of the State of New York 1851
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 9 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 9 1897
United States - Our Whole Country Vol. 2 Our Whole Country Vol. 2 1861
United States - Border Wars of the West Border Wars of the West 1853
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 12 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 12 1897
United States - Alaska the Land of the Midnight Sun Alaska the Land of the Midnight Sun 1910
United States - The Story of the Philippines The Story of the Philippines 1898
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 11 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 11 1897
United States - Rochester, the Flower City Rochester, the Flower City 1905
United States - Souvenir Views of the Hudson River Vol. 2 Souvenir Views of the Hudson River Vol. 2 1909
United States - Yellowstone National Park : in Water Colors Yellowstone National Park : in Water Colors 1880
United States - New Orleans, The Gateway to the Panama Canal New Orleans, The Gateway to the Panama Canal 1913
United States - Views of Niagara Views of Niagara 1831
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 16 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 16 1897
United States - The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 2 The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 2 1832
United States - Galveston, the Horrors of a Stricken City Galveston, the Horrors of a Stricken City 1900
United States - The Atlantic Telegraph The Atlantic Telegraph 1865
United States - The American Aboriginal Portfolio The American Aboriginal Portfolio 1853
United States - The City and Scenery of Newport, Rhode Island The City and Scenery of Newport, Rhode Island 1857
United States - The United States of the World The United States of the World 1902
United States - Journey from the Mississippi Vol. 1 Journey from the Mississippi Vol. 1 1858
United States - American Scenery Vol. I American Scenery Vol. I 1840
United States - The Union Pacific Railroad The Union Pacific Railroad 1870
United States - History of the United States of America Vol. 1 History of the United States of America Vol. 1 1874
United States - Das Illustrirte Mississippithal Das Illustrirte Mississippithal 1857
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 3 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 3 1897
United States - An Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi An Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi 1810
United States - Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon Vol. 2 Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon Vol. 2 1853
United States - The Voyage of the Jeannette Vol. 1 The Voyage of the Jeannette Vol. 1 1884
United States - American Scenery Vol. II American Scenery Vol. II 1840
United States - History of the United States of America Vol. 3 History of the United States of America Vol. 3 1874
United States - Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains Vol. 3 Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains Vol. 3 1823
United States - Interesting Narrative: Being a Journal of the Flight of Alfred E. Mathews Interesting Narrative: Being a Journal of the Flight of Alfred E. Mathews 1861
United States - The War between the United States and Mexico The War between the United States and Mexico 1851
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 14 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 14 1897
United States - The History of the United States The History of the United States 1884
United States - Reports on the Geological Survey of the State of Missouri Reports on the Geological Survey of the State of Missouri 1873
United States - Views of the Adirondack Mountain Region Views of the Adirondack Mountain Region 1838
United States - Brazil and La Plata; The Personal Record of a Cruise Brazil and La Plata; The Personal Record of a Cruise 1856
United States - Souvenir Album of Seattle, Washington Souvenir Album of Seattle, Washington 1900
United States - Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey 1868
United States - The Monroe Doctrine, an Obsolete Shibboleth The Monroe Doctrine, an Obsolete Shibboleth 1913
United States - Battles of the United States Vol. I Battles of the United States Vol. I 1858
United States - The Falls of Niagara The Falls of Niagara 1870
United States - Views of Louisiana Views of Louisiana 1814
United States - Arbuckles' Illustrated Atlas of the United States of America Arbuckles' Illustrated Atlas of the United States of America 1889
United States - A History of the United States Before the Revolution A History of the United States Before the Revolution 1819
United States - America, Picturesque and Descriptive Vol. 3 America, Picturesque and Descriptive Vol. 3 1900
United States - A Canyon Voyage A Canyon Voyage 1908
United States - The Hudson River Portfolio The Hudson River Portfolio 1820
United States - Travels Through Canada, and the United States Vol. 2 Travels Through Canada, and the United States Vol. 2 1813
United States - Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Vol. 2 Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Vol. 2 1856
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 13 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 13 1897
United States - Utah, the Land of Blossoming Valleys Utah, the Land of Blossoming Valleys 1922
United States - Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains Vol. 1 Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains Vol. 1 1823
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 1 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 1 1855
United States - The Heroic Life of Abraham Lincoln The Heroic Life of Abraham Lincoln 1902
United States - Official Souvenir Louisiana Purchase Exposition Official Souvenir Louisiana Purchase Exposition 1904
United States - Naval Actions of the War of 1812 Naval Actions of the War of 1812 1896
United States - A History of Travel in America Vol. 4 A History of Travel in America Vol. 4 1915
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 8 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 8 1857
United States - From Everglade to Canon with the Second Dragoons From Everglade to Canon with the Second Dragoons 1875
United States - Travels Through Canada, and the United States Vol. 1 Travels Through Canada, and the United States Vol. 1 1813
United States - From Salt Lake City to San Francisco From Salt Lake City to San Francisco 1920
United States - Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition Vol. 2 Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition Vol. 2 1845
United States - Picturesque Views of American Scenery Picturesque Views of American Scenery 1820
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 11 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 11 1855
United States - The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 3 The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 3 1833
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 15 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 15 1897
United States - San Antonio, A Descriptive View Book in Colors San Antonio, A Descriptive View Book in Colors 1913
United States - Panama-Pacific International Exposition Panama-Pacific International Exposition 1913
United States - Tertiary History of the Grand Canon [Atlas] Tertiary History of the Grand Canon [Atlas] 1882
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 10 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 10 1859
United States - The American Diplomatic Code Vol. 2 The American Diplomatic Code Vol. 2 1834
United States - The United States Secret Service in the Late War The United States Secret Service in the Late War 1890
United States - A History of Travel in America Vol. 3 A History of Travel in America Vol. 3 1915
United States - Our Wild Indians Our Wild Indians 1883
United States - Views in Philadelphia and its
vicinity Views in Philadelphia and its vicinity 1827
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 20 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 20 1897
United States - Deck and Port, or, Incidents of a Cruise in the United States Frigate Congress to California Deck and Port, or, Incidents of a Cruise in the United States Frigate Congress to California 1850
United States - The Discovery and Conquest of the New World The Discovery and Conquest of the New World 1892
United States - His Imperial Highness the Grand Duke Alexis in the United States of America His Imperial Highness the Grand Duke Alexis in the United States of America 1872
United States - Illustrated Long Island Illustrated Long Island 1883
United States - The Great Conflagration. Chicago The Great Conflagration. Chicago 1871
United States - Reminiscences and Thrilling Stories of the War by Returned Heroes Reminiscences and Thrilling Stories of the War by Returned Heroes 1898
United States - The Great West The Great West 1859
United States - America, Picturesque and Descriptive Vol. 1 America, Picturesque and Descriptive Vol. 1 1900
United States - Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition Vol. 1 Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition Vol. 1 1845
United States - Souvenir Views of the Hudson River Vol. 3 Souvenir Views of the Hudson River Vol. 3 1909
United States - The United States in the Great War The United States in the Great War 1919
United States - Pictorial History of Mexico and the Mexican War Pictorial History of Mexico and the Mexican War 1850
United States - A Visit to the South Seas, in the United States Ship Vincennes Vol. 2 A Visit to the South Seas, in the United States Ship Vincennes Vol. 2 1832
United States - Souvenir of Chicago in Colors Souvenir of Chicago in Colors 1910
United States - An Authentic Narrative of the Loss of the American Brig Commerce An Authentic Narrative of the Loss of the American Brig Commerce 1817
United States - L'Amerique du Nord Pittoresque L'Amerique du Nord Pittoresque 1880
United States - Life and Heroic Deeds of Admiral Dewey Life and Heroic Deeds of Admiral Dewey 1899
United States - Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Vol. 3 Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Vol. 3 1856
United States - Pencil Sketches of Montana Pencil Sketches of Montana 1868
United States - Salt Lake City Salt Lake City 1870
United States - Journey from the Mississippi Vol. 2 Journey from the Mississippi Vol. 2 1858
United States - Narrative of the North Polar Expedition U.S. Ship Polaris Narrative of the North Polar Expedition U.S. Ship Polaris 1876
United States - Texas, the Marvellous, the State of the Six Flags Texas, the Marvellous, the State of the Six Flags 1916
United States - From San Francisco to Salt Lake City From San Francisco to Salt Lake City 1920
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 2 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 2 1857
United States - A Voyage in the South Seas A Voyage in the South Seas 1823
United States - Gems of Rocky Mountain Scenery Gems of Rocky Mountain Scenery 1869
United States - The History of American Expansion The History of American Expansion 1899
United States - My Story of the War My Story of the War 1889
United States - America's Wonderlands America's Wonderlands 1893
United States - Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition Vol. 3 Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition Vol. 3 1845
United States - The Overland Trail The Overland Trail 1920
United States - Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean 1815
United States - Journal of the Progress of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales Journal of the Progress of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales 1860
United States - Report of the International Polar Expedition Report of the International Polar Expedition 1885
United States - Historical Collections of Ohio Historical Collections of Ohio 1850
United States - In the Lena Delta In the Lena Delta 1884
United States - History of the Johnstown Flood History of the Johnstown Flood 1889
United States - The Future of the Monroe Doctrine The Future of the Monroe Doctrine 1920
United States - Map of the United States and Yerritories Map of the United States and Yerritories 1868
United States - Album of Virginia Album of Virginia 1858
United States - Voyage dans l'Interieur de l'Amerique du Nord Atlas Voyage dans l'Interieur de l'Amerique du Nord Atlas 1840
United States - Three Wonderlands of the American West Three Wonderlands of the American West 1912
United States - A History of Travel in America A History of Travel in America 1937
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 18 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 18 1897
United States - Views of New York Views of New York 1904
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 8 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 8 1897
United States - Report Upon the Colorado River of the West Report Upon the Colorado River of the West 1861
United States - Africa and the American Flag Africa and the American Flag 1854
United States - [Illumination, Panama Pacific International Exposition] [Illumination, Panama Pacific International Exposition] 1915
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 19 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 19 1897
United States - Centennial Portfolio Centennial Portfolio 1876
United States - The Household History of the United States The Household History of the United States 1889
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 1 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 1 1897
United States - Atlas of the Union and Confederate Armies Atlas of the Union and Confederate Armies 1891
United States - Romantic America Romantic America 1913
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 12, Pt. 2 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 12, Pt. 2 1860
United States - Narrative of the United States' Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea Narrative of the United States' Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea 1849
United States - Voyage dans l'Interieur de l'Amerique du Nord Vol. 3 Voyage dans l'Interieur de l'Amerique du Nord Vol. 3 1843
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 7 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 7 1857
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 6 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 6 1857
United States - La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay 1859
United States - Our Whole Country Vol. 1 Our Whole Country Vol. 1 1861
United States - Voyage dans l'Interieur de l'Amerique du Nord Vol. 1 Voyage dans l'Interieur de l'Amerique du Nord Vol. 1 1840
United States - The Country Seats of the United States The Country Seats of the United States 1808
United States - The History of the First United States Flag The History of the First United States Flag 1878
United States - The The "Maine", An Account of Her Destruction in Havana Harbor 1889
United States - The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike Vol. 3 The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike Vol. 3 1895
United States - Life and Liberty in America Vol. 2 Life and Liberty in America Vol. 2 1859
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 3 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 3 1856
United States - Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition Vol. 4 Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition Vol. 4 1845
United States - Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah 1852
United States - Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon [Atlas] Vol. 1 Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon [Atlas] Vol. 1 1853
United States - America, Picturesque and Descriptive Vol. 2 America, Picturesque and Descriptive Vol. 2 1900
United States - Atlantic City, the World's Play Ground Atlantic City, the World's Play Ground 1922
United States - Battles of the United States Vol. II Battles of the United States Vol. II 1858
United States - Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Vol. 1 Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Vol. 1 1856
United States - The Central Pacific Railroad The Central Pacific Railroad 1870
United States - Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors 1913
United States - The Voyage of the Jeannette Vol. 2 The Voyage of the Jeannette Vol. 2 1884
United States - The Masterpieces of the Centennial International Exhibition Vol. 3 The Masterpieces of the Centennial International Exhibition Vol. 3 1876
United States - Washington, the City Beautiful Washington, the City Beautiful 1918
United States - The Loyal West in the Times of the Rebellion The Loyal West in the Times of the Rebellion 1865
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 12, Pt. 1 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 12, Pt. 1 1860
United States - The Great Southwest The Great Southwest 1919
United States - History of the United States of America Vol. 2 History of the United States of America Vol. 2 1874
United States - The Illustrated Life of Washington The Illustrated Life of Washington 1859
United States - A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery 1807
United States - Souvenir of San Francisco, California Souvenir of San Francisco, California 1914
United States - The Civil War in West Virginia The Civil War in West Virginia 1862
United States - The Falls of Niagara The Falls of Niagara 1895
United States - Heroes of the Plains Heroes of the Plains 1881
United States - Memoirs, Official and Personal Memoirs, Official and Personal 1846
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 6 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 6 1897
United States - Souvenir Views of the Hudson River Vol. 1 Souvenir Views of the Hudson River Vol. 1 1909
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 17 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 17 1897
United States - The Border Bandits The Border Bandits 1881
United States - Lives of the Presidents Lives of the Presidents 1903
United States - The White City with Brush and Pen The White City with Brush and Pen 1893
United States - Grounds and Buildings of the Centennial Exhibition Grounds and Buildings of the Centennial Exhibition 1878
United States - Report of the Exploring Expedition from Santa Fe Report of the Exploring Expedition from Santa Fe 1876
United States - Le Costume Ancien et Moderne [Amerique] Vol. 1 Le Costume Ancien et Moderne [Amerique] Vol. 1 1820
United States - The Mexican War and its Warriors The Mexican War and its Warriors 1850
United States - Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains Vol. 2 Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains Vol. 2 1823
United States - Souvenir View Book of the White Mountains Souvenir View Book of the White Mountains 1923
United States - The Atlantic Telegraph [Chart] The Atlantic Telegraph [Chart] 1865
United States - Graphic Scenes of the Japan Expedition Graphic Scenes of the Japan Expedition 1856
United States - Florida, the Land of Enchantment Florida, the Land of Enchantment 1918
United States - The Masterpieces of the Centennial International Exhibition Vol. 2 The Masterpieces of the Centennial International Exhibition Vol. 2 1876
United States - History and Antiquities of New Haven History and Antiquities of New Haven 1831
United States - Exploratory Travels Through the Western Territories of North America Exploratory Travels Through the Western Territories of North America 1811
United States - Indian Wars of the United States Indian Wars of the United States 1850
United States - The Masterpieces of the Centennial International Exhibition Vol. 1 The Masterpieces of the Centennial International Exhibition Vol. 1 1876
United States - Eldorado; or, Adventures in the Path of Empire Eldorado; or, Adventures in the Path of Empire 1850
United States - A Tour from the City of New-York, to Detroit A Tour from the City of New-York, to Detroit 1819
United States - The Republican Court The Republican Court 1867
United States - America's Triumph at Panama America's Triumph at Panama 1913
United States - First Report of a Geological Reconnoissance of the Northern Counties of Arkansas First Report of a Geological Reconnoissance of the Northern Counties of Arkansas 1858
United States - [Views of Old New York] [Views of Old New York] 1875
United States - Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon Vol. 2 Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon Vol. 2 1853
United States - Pencil Sketches of Colorado Pencil Sketches of Colorado 1866
United States - A Tour in the United States of America Vol. 1 A Tour in the United States of America Vol. 1 1784
United States - The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 1 The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 1 1830
United States - Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 9 Pacific Railroad Survey Reports Vol. 9 1858
United States - Narrative of the Mission to Russia, in 1866 Narrative of the Mission to Russia, in 1866 1873
United States - Notes of a Military Reconnaissance Notes of a Military Reconnaissance 1848
United States - Service Afloat Service Afloat 1887
United States - A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 10 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Vol. 10 1897
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