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United States History: Free Apps

American history resources and web sites for United States History I and II

Free Apps

United States History-this app contains a large amount of historical information including: Constitution (broken down by Article); Declaration of Independence; United States Military Ranks, History etc..;Bill of Rights and much more. (Android)


Today's Documents-Explore American history with 365 of the most fascinating documents and photos from the collections of the US National Archives. Today's Document is an interactive gallery that displays a significant historical document or photo for each day of the year. You can learn what happened on your birthday, search for a document by keyword, or just browse at your leisure. (iOS/Android)

History Here-HISTORY Here is an interactive guide to thousands of historic locations across the United States, brought to you by HISTORY. The easy-to-use interface, photos, video and dynamic maps bring history to life anywhere in the country. Whether you're on vacation or just running errands, the app makes it simple and fun to get the facts on the history hidden all around you, including amazing architecture, museums, battlefields, monuments, famous homes and much more! (iOS/Android)

US History Timeline Free-this app is the next best thing to time travel for those seeking to understand America's past. The app boasts over 1,500 different events from American history with detailed descriptions. And almost every entry sports and accompanying high-quality image to bring the event to life! It is without question the most complete and user-friendly U.S. history app available. (iOS)

American Revolution Interactive-Designed specifically for iPad, the app offers beautiful imagery, video, and information through an interactive, zoomable timeline showcasing artwork, weapons, clothing, objects, and manuscripts from the Museum’s collection. Image captions and video podcasts provide an overview of key milestones of the American Revolution. (iOS)

Smithsonian Channel-Keep up with Smithsonian Channel's original series and documentaries, and explore the vast video library. (iOS/Android)

National Archives DocsTeach-Engage in activities that will help you make sense of stories, events, and ideas of the past using documents from the holdings of the US National Archives. Choose a historical topic and challenge yourself with an activity.(iOS)

Constitution App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app

Constitution for iPad-Senator Sam Ervin pulled one out of his pocket during the Watergate Hearings... Now prepare to own any legal debate with a copy of the US Constitution on your iPad! (iOS)

Declaration of Independence App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app.

Declaration for iPad-Reference copy of the US Declaration of Independence for your iPad. Includes text, notes, and images of original documents. (iOS)

American History Interactive APP-please select iOS or Android below to access the app.

American History Interactive-A complete interactive timeline of American History since Christopher Columbus set foot on the American continent. With photographs, videos, audios and articles, this app takes you right through the birth of America, the revolutionary war, the dark days of the Civil War, the two World Wars, the Cold War era, the Space Age and the War on Terror. (iOS)

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