United States

Books about the United States of America.

Civil War – The American Civil War was a civil war that was fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865. As a result of the long-standing controversy over slavery, war broke out in April 1861, when Confederate forces attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina, shortly after U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated.

American Revolution – American Revolution, also called United States War of Independence or American Revolutionary War, (1775–83), insurrection by which 13 of Great Britain’s North American colonies won political independence and went on to form the United States of America.

Colonial Period History – The colonial history of the United States covers the history of European settlements from the start of colonization in the early 16th century until their incorporation into the United States of America.

State & Local History – Let’s find a book would you like to read!

African American History – African-American history is the part of American history that looks at the African-American or Black American ethnic groups in the United States. (On this page, we say “no” to racism)

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