Archiving Early America

Your Window Into America's Founding Years

Resources For Teachers and Students of Early American History

Archiving Early America provides the in-depth background that allows you to understand this country's formative years. For free access to our extensive body of information,click here.

Freedom Documents

TheU.S. Constitution(read thefull-texthere) is the greatest document for personal freedom ever written by man. You'll find it atFreedom Documents, along with theDeclaration of Independence(full-text) and theBill of Rights. Read thefirst public printing of the Constitutionas it appeared inThe Pennsylvania Packeton September 19, 1787.

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Lives of Famous Early Americans

AtLives of Famous Early Americansyou'll findBenjamin Franklin's Autobiography. Discover Franklin's shrewd observations on literature, philosophy and religion in what is considered the greatest autobiography published in Colonial America.

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Rare Photos

AMAZING Photos of the Last Veterans of The Revolutionary War In The Early America Review!

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Notable Women of Early America

Learn about the leading ladies who made important contributions to America’s early years.

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Download free History App and eBooks

Download Our Free Appto Visit Early America's Historic Sites As You Tour The Original 13 Colonies! Includes a comprehensive list of historical sites, crucial battle sites and This Day in History news. Our eBook Section Lets YouDownload Booksfrom Early America's Past! Download over a dozen American Classics like Thomas Paine's "The Rights of Man" and "Common Sense".

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Short Educational Films of Noteworthy Events

Watch The Ben Franklin Story

Watch The Ben Franklin Story

Students and Teachers alike will enjoy these short educational films exploring early American history.

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A Jefferson Primer

Thomas Jefferson was endowed with a multitude of diverse talents and interests. A close study of his life reveals accomplishments as lawyer, architect, naturalist, paleontologist, inventor, agronomist and linguist.

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