American Experience: Patriots Day
Get inside the lives of American Revolution military reenactors, and learn what
it takes to recreate history.
American Experience: War Letters
From the American Revolution to Desert Storm — newly discovered stories of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
He helped found a new nation and defined the American character. Writer, inventor, diplomat, businessman, musician, scientist, humorist, civic leader, international celebrity . . . genius. Explore the life of a remarkable man.
Learn about Colonial life and meet men and women who are reliving history. Check in for new features on the colonists and the colony every month!
Freedom: A History of US
Search hundreds of historic images, play interactive games, explore a webisode and see why the promise of freedom has attracted millions of people from all over the world to come to America.
Ken Burns: The Congress
A timeline of the events that have shaped the first 200 years of Congress — includes clips from the Ken Burns Film: The Congress.
Ken Burns: Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson captured the tone and spirit of Enlightenment thinking. Probe the mysteries and meaning of his words and life.
From the Boston Tea Party to the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the Victory at Yorktown, put yourself on the scene of the American Revolution's most dramatic moments!
Rediscovering George Washington
A rich historical site with biographical information, an interactive timeline
and a large collection of primary documents relating to George Washington.