From 1st-31st July, Adam Matthew will enable free access to ‘American History in 100 Documents’: one-hundred hand-picked documents and associated analysis of their importance from American History, 1493-1945, sourced exclusively from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York.
These primary source documents illustrate some of the key themes of American History during the period covered - African-American History, Women’s History, Native American Indian History, Military History,
On the eve of the Fourth of July and as the smell of fireworks and hot-dogs creeps across the United States, those of us lucky enough to have worked on American History 1493-1945 are swept along with the Independence Day spirit. The federal holiday is one of the most significant in the US calendar, competing only with Thanksgiving for the top-spot of cultural significance. Traditionally celebrated with parades, fireworks and parties the essence has not changed since the first anniversary celebration