Introduction

These resources will help you find information pertaining to your American Studies Colonial Research Project.

Books

Please refer to books pulled for your class in your designated area. See one of the librarians if you need additional help with your research.
Colonial America Reference Library ebook

Databases

American History
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Salem History

Grolier Encyclopedia

Websites

Take a look at the sites below or try Sweet Search instead of Google for reliable and credible information

13 Originals: Founding the American Colonies
http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html
information on each state can be found here

Exploring Maryland's Roots
http://mdroots.thinkport.org/default_flash.asp
Colonial Williamsburg
http://www.history.org/history

America's Colonial Period: Economics
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~cescott/colonial.html

Colonial North America
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook07.html
you can read actual documents from the time period here

Colonial Currency
http://www.coins.nd.edu/ColCurrency/

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/

First Nation Histories
http://www.tolatsga.org/Compacts.html

Overview of American Colonies
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/colonialamerica/a/colamoverview_2.htm


Documents in Colonial America
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook07.html
http://www.history.org/history/

Amusements in Colonial New England
http://noahwebsterhouse.org/amusements.html

Education in the Colonies
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/TM/EducationInTheColonies.shtml

Roanoke, "The Lost Colony"
http://www.nps.gov/index.htm

Jamestown
http://www.apva.org/jr.html

Plymouth
http://www.rjootsweb.com/~mosmd/

Massachusetts Bay Colony
http://members.aol.com/ntgen/hrtg/mass.html

The Salem Witch Trials
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/SALEM.HTM
http://www.salemweb.com/memorial/index/shtml

Colonial Wars
http://www.kwanah.com/vl/001.htm
http://www.pilgrimhall.org/philipwar.htm
http://bc.barnard.columbia.edu/~rmccaugh/earlyAC/lecture_notes/pequotle.html

Colonial Philadelphia
http://www.ushistory.org/districts/historicdistrict/index.html

Bacon's Rebellion
http://www.nps.gov/jame/historyculture/bacons-rebellion.htm