Bibliography — Students
Bibliography — Teachers

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Foner, Eric. The Story of American Freedom New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1999.


Burns, James MacGregor and Dunn,,Susan. George Washington New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2004

Ellis, Joseph. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation New York: Vintage Books, 2001

Rakove, Jack. Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution New York: Random House, Inc, 1997

Raphael, Ray, A People’s History of the American Revolution New York: the New Press, 2001

Roberts, Cokie. Founding Mothers New York: HarperCollins, 2004

Young, Alfred F. The Shoemaker and the Revolution Boston: Beacon Press, 1999


Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

Blight ,David. Frederick Douglass’ Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989

Blight, David W. Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001

Foner, Eric. Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution 1863-1877 New York: Harper Modern Classics, 2002

Franklin, John Hope. The Emancipation Proclamation Wheeling, IL: Harlan Davidson, 1995

McPherson, James. Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution New York: Oxford University Press, 1991


Clift Eleanor. Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment New York: John Wiley and Sons, 2003 Available online: click here to view.

DuBois Ellen Carol. Woman Suffrage and Women’s Rights New York: New York University Press, 1998

Ward Geoffrey and Burns, Ken. Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony New York: Knopf, 2001


Bunch, Lonnie. The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden Smithsonian Books, 2000.

Brinkley, Douglas. Rosa Parks New York: Viking, 2000

Parks, Rosa (with Jim Haskins). Rosa Parks, My Story New York: Puffin books, 1992)

Williams, Juan. Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 New York: Penguin Books, 1988

Williams, Donnie and Greenhaw, Wayne. Thunder of Angels: The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the People Who Broke the Back of Jim Crow. Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books