Historians, educators and researchers have found much 13 original colonies information by using newspapers, letters, journals, paintings, government documents and related materials. To learn more about the early American history, consult these resources.
The Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen Colonies, http://www.law.indiana.edu/uslawdocs/declaration.html
Historic Jamestowne, http://www.nps.gov/jame/index.htm
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The Federalist Papers, http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/fed.asp
Massachusetts History Research Guide, http://www.lib.wsc.ma.edu/mahistory.htm
Philadelphia History Research Guide, http://gethelp.library.upenn.edu/guides/philadelphia/philahist.html