US History

The mission of Independence Hall Association, owner of, is to provide a forum for learning and discussing American history and values. Toward that end we offer these three courses written by a former Pennsylvania history teacher of the year, in conjunction with other historians, as a resource to our visitors. The content of these textbooks is protected by copyright. Copyright does not apply to any public domain images or text. In most cases, images in the textbooks are either public domain or are used under a Fair Use claim. IHA does not hold a copyright on any of the images used in the textbooks and cannot provide information on the copyright holders, if any.

Please use this form, for requests to reproduce copyrighted material.

Students take note: You do not need to request permission to cite your sources for facts in a research paper.