People in American History
By Martin Kelly, About.com Guide
- Women in American History
- Inventors and Inventions
- Gunfighters, Lawmen, and Native Americans of the Old West
There have been 43 individuals who have been President of the United States. Studying these men and their time in office can help guide your study of American hsitory. Following you will find biographies, quotes, quizzes and more about these interesting individuals.
- President Pictures
- Chart of Presidents and Vice Presidents
- Top 10 Significant Presidential Elections
- Top 10 Influential Presidents
- Presidential Assassinations
- Tecumseh's Curse
- Presidential Quotes
- Presidential Pictures
- Presidential Guru Quiz
- World Series as Presidential Predictor
Colonial Leaders and Founding Fathers
From the founders of each of the thirteen colonies to the founders who signed the Declaration of Independence, these men and women had a huge impact on the future United States of America.
- Chart of Thirteen Colonies and Their Leaders
- Top 10 Founding Fathers
- Overview of Colonial America
- Roger Williams
Military Leaders and Soldiers
The United States has been involved in many conflicts throughout its history and has created many significant military leaders. These leaders, good and bad, have shaped America's past and present.
Women in American History
Women have helped shaped American History from its beginning. From Anne Hutchinson to Harriet Tubman to Susan B. Anthony and beyond, women have played a central role in forming America's culture and society.
- Top 10 Most Influential First Ladies
- Women of the Seneca Falls Convention
- Harriet Tubman
- Chart of the First Ladies
Inventors and Inventions
American inventors have created such varied inventions as the light bulb, vulcanized rubber, the polio vaccine, and bifocals. Learn more about famous American inventors and their amazing inventions.
Gunfighters, Lawmen, and Native Americans of the Old West
The Wild West is a period shrouded in lore. It was a time of gunfighters, hanging judges, and many clashes with Native Americans. Here we look at some the most colorful individuals to have lived in and in some cases 'tamed' the Wild West.