ⓘ Category:United States history-related lists

List of Alamo defenders

The Battle of the Alamo was a crucial conflict of the Texas Revolution. In 1835, colonists from the United States joined with Tejanos in putting up armed resistance to the centralization of the Mexican government. President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and the government in Mexico City believed the United States had instigated the insurrection with a goal of annexing Texas. In an effort to tamp down on the unrest, martial law was declared and military governor General Martin Perfecto de Cos established headquarters in San Antonio de Bexar, stationing his troops at the Alamo. When the Texian ...

List of Carnegie libraries in the United States

The following list of Carnegie libraries in the United States provides detailed information on public Carnegie libraries in each state or other territory in the United States, including the number of Carnegie libraries in that state, and the earliest and latest dates of grant award. Click on the state name to go to a detailed listing of the individual Carnegie libraries in that state. Note that Alaska, Hawaii and Delaware have no Carnegie libraries, and are thus not included in the table.

List of historical sites related to the Illinois labor movement

Located in Mount Olive, Illinois. The cemetery was founded in 1899 originally to house the graves of Mt. Olive miners killed in the Battle of Virden, October 12, 1898. It contains the graves of Mary Harris "Mother" Jones and coal miners. The cemetery is on the National Register of Historic Places.

List of open-air and living history museums in the United States

Alabama Landmark Park, Dothan Alaska Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage California Stein Family Farm / National City Living History Farm Preserve, San Diego Orcutt Ranch Horticulture Center, Los Angeles Rileys Farm, Oak Glen, 17th and 18th c. Living History, Revolutionary War, Civil War & Gold Rush Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, San Diego California Citrus State Historic Park, Riverside Colorado Littleton Museum - The Farms, Littleton Florida Morningside Nature Center, Gainesville Mission San Luis de Apalachee, Tallahassee Panhandle Pioneer Settlement Living History Museum ...

National Register of Historic Places property types

The U.S. National Register of Historic Places classifies its listings by various types of properties. Listed properties generally fall into one of five categories, though there are special considerations for other types of properties which do not fit into these five broad categories or fit into more specialized subcategories. The five general categories for NRHP properties are: building, district, object, site, and structure.

List of World War II prisoner-of-war camps in the United States

In the United States at the end of World War II, there were prisoner-of-war camps, including 175 Branch Camps serving 511 Area Camps containing over 425.000 prisoners of war. The camps were located all over the US but were mostly in the South because of the higher expense of heating the barracks in other areas. Eventually, every state had at least one POW camp. Some of the camps had to be designated "segregation camps" and used to separate the Nazi "true believers" from the rest of the prisoners, whom they terrorized and even killed for being friendly with their American captors. A number ...

List of armed conflicts involving the United States

The history of armed conflicts involving the United States of America spans a period of more than four centuries. A period ranging from the early era of European colonization and the formation of the new national polity that is to become the United States, to its evolvement through technological and political upheavals into a decisively modern republic and military force, and ascent onto the world stage, through the calamities of the 20th century, as the largely unrivaled imperial superpower that it is today.