1990s America

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Americana & American History - 

American Revolutionary War - American Colonial Times - General Resources for American History - Historically Important American Documents - Historic American Maps  

The Western Expansion

American Western Expansion General Resources - Buffalo Soldiers Black Cavalry - Chinese Arrival in America - Gold & Silver Rushes - Lewis & Clark - Orphan TrainsOverland Trails - Pony Express

Coming of the Iron Horses



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The Civil War

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Americana & American History Lesson Plans

1990s __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990s


1990sFlashback - American History Time Line __ Timeline of major events year-by-year. - From 1990sflashback.com - http://www.1990sflashback.com/1990/News.asp


1990s Timeline - History Timeline of the 1990s __ Annotated timeline of important dates and events. - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/od/timelines/tp/1990timeline.htm


African American History and Women - Timeline 1990-1999 __ Annotated timeline of important dates and events. - From about.com - http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aframwomentimeline/a/aaw1990_time.htm




American Cultural History - Decade 1991-1999 __ "The 1990s was truly the electronic age. We would not have been able to publish our decades web site if it weren't for the Internet. The World Wide Web was born in 1992, changing the way we communicate..."  A good overview. - illustrated - From kclibrary.lonestar.edu - http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade90.html


America's Best History U.S. Timeline, 1990-1999 __ Well annotated timeline for the 90s. - From americasbesthistory.com - http://americasbesthistory.com/abhtimeline1990.html 

CNN: O.J. Simpson Trial __You will find an archive of CNN's coverage of the 1995 murder trial of O.J. Simpson which includes analysis, profiles of key players, and facts about the June 12, 1994 murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. - illustrated - From CNN - http://www.cnn.com/US/OJ/ 


Fads of the 1990s __ "Find out what was popular when your parents were kids, or take a nostalgic trip down memory lane from your own childhood:" - From crazyfads.com - http://www.crazyfads.com/90s.htm


Fog of War __ Washington Post coverage of the war with Iraq, which started with Operation Desert Storm on Jan. 16, 1991 at 7 p.m. EST. and lasted only 42 days. You will find sections include about war goals, airstrikes, resources, and the front. - illustrated - From Washington Post - http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/longterm/fogofwar/fogofwar.htm 

The Joint Terrorism Task Force: The World Trade Center Bombing __ "On Friday, February 26, 1993, a massive explosion occurred in the public parking garage of the World Trade Center in New York City. As a result of the explosion, 6 persons were killed, and more than 1,000 injured." A brief look. - From Anti-Defamation League - http://www.adl.org/learn/jttf/wtcb_jttf.asp


The Persian Gulf War (1990-1991) __ Summary of war and many links to additional resources. - From historyguy.com - http://www.historyguy.com/GulfWar.html


The Persian Gulf War (Jan. 16, 1991–April 6, 1991) __ A brief overview of the war. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0001293.html


Railroads of the 1990s __ "Thanks to deregulation, gains in productivity, and the use of cutting-edge technology, the nation's railroads are moving more goods than ever before."  A multi-page article with click-to-read sections. - From howstuffworks.com - http://history.howstuffworks.com/american-history/1990s-railroads.htm  


WashingtonPost.com: East African Bombings Report __ You will find an archive of news stories, maps, and images related to the 1998 bombings of US Embassys. - From Washington Post - http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/longterm/eafricabombing/eafricabombing.htm 


WWW-VL: History: United States History: 1990-1999 __ You will find resources and articles galore. - From vlib.iue.it - http://vlib.iue.it/history/USA/ERAS/20TH/1990s.html 


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