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Abraham-Lincoln-1865-400.jpg (367×400)Abraham Lincoln 
The White House website gives excellent historical background about Abraham Lincoln.  There are additional links to learn more about the other presidents of the United States. 

The Civil War 
The History Channel website gives an overview of the Civil War from 1861 to its end in 1865.

Civil War 150 
This site, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. It has a large collection of portraits and photo from the Civil War era.
 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
This site includes background information on Harriet Beecher Stowe and her famous American novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin.  Information on how to visit this historic Hartford landmark is also available here.

Ken Burns' The Civil War film series 
This excellent PBS documentary on the Civil War is available at Hartford Public Library. Click here to check dvd availability.

Western Expansion 
This site from Oklahama State University has detailed history about the western expansion in the United States.

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