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  Annals of American History
 
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"Explore the rich and varied history of the United States with Encyclopedia Britannica's Annals of American History Online. This valuable online chronicle provides a year-by-year documentary of American thought and action. Read the original words of more than 1,500 authors who made and analyzed American history through their speeches, writings, memoirs, poems, and interviews." -- Encyclopedia Britannica Website


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2,100 entries from 1493 to the present
Speeches, essays, biographies, landmark court decisions, editorials, and more
Contributors that include Madeleine Albright, Henry Ford, John Hancock, Malcolm X, and Edgar Allan Poe
Photos and multimedia that bring historical events to life


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Annals of American History


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