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American History Blogs

1. The National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American HistorySmithsonian, Washington, D.C. About Blog The National Museum of American History collects, preserves and displays American heritage in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific and military history. Through incomparable collections, rigorous research, and dynamic public outreach, we explore the infinite richness and complexity of American history.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Blog americanhistory.si.edu/blog
Facebook fans 250.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 244.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 231 ⋅ Domain Authority 91

2. History Net: Where History Comes Alive - World & US History Online

History Net: Where History Comes Alive - World & US History OnlineAbout Blog HistoryNet.com contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines. It provide unique experience for history enthusiasts, drawing from our nine history magazines.
Frequency about 168 posts per week.
Blog historynet.com
Facebook fans 11.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 4.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 6 ⋅ Domain Authority 69

3. AHA Today - Official Blog of the American Historical Association

AHA Today - Official Blog of the American Historical AssociationWashington, D.C. About Blog AHA Today is the official Blog of the American Historical Association.The AHA is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1884 and incorporated by Congress in 1889 for the promotion of historical studies.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog blog.historians.org
Facebook fans 23.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 35.9K ⋅ Domain Authority 65

4. TeachingAmericanHistory.org - We the Teachers Blog

TeachingAmericanHistory.org - We the Teachers BlogAshland, Ohio About Blog TeachingAmericanHistory.org is history and civics resource website designed for use by K-12 teachers, college faculty, students, and the public at large. It features a searchable library containing thousands of original documents spanning American history from the Colonial Era through the present, primary source document-based lesson plans designed for use in education.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Blog blog.teachingamericanhistory..
Social Engagement 37 ⋅ Domain Authority 70

5. Chicago History Museum

Chicago History MuseumChicago IL About Blog The Chicago History Museum is a place of learning, discovery, creativity, and, well, history. We encourage people to value their own stories and share them with others.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog chicagohistory.org/blog
Facebook fans 49.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 24.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 13 ⋅ Domain Authority 66

6. American Civil War Blog

American Civil War BlogRichmond, VA About Blog The goal of The American Civil War Museum is to help a diverse national and international audience learn American Civil War history in all its breadth and scope. Using dynamic and interactive exhibits, engaging educational programs and historical research, the museum will tell a multitude of military, political and civilian stories of the people of the time.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog acwm.org/blog
Facebook fans 39.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 14.7K ⋅ Social Engagement 9 ⋅ Domain Authority 57

7. U.S. History - Reddit

U.S. History - RedditSan Francisco, CA About Blog This is a subreddit for United States history related discussions, debates, questions, articles, videos, discoveries, etc.
Frequency about 12 posts per week.
Blog reddit.com/r/USHistory
Facebook fans 1.3M ⋅ Twitter followers 640.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 2.8K ⋅ Domain Authority 90

8. BackStory

BackStoryCharlottesville, Virginia About Blog BackStory is a public podcast that brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today. On each show, historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Joanne Freeman and Nathan Connolly tear a topic from the headlines and explore its historical depths.Together, they drill down into the centuries, revealing the connections between past and present.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Blog backstoryradio.org/blog
Facebook fans 14.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 12.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 47 ⋅ Domain Authority 56

9. The History Reader

The History ReaderAbout Blog The History Reader offers articles, interviews, and further reading for history buffs and book lovers everywhere, drawing from military history and ancient times to today.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Blog thehistoryreader.com
Facebook fans 20.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 30 ⋅ Domain Authority 51

10. History is Now

History is NowLondon, UK About Blog We're a site that creates a variety of exclusive modern international and American history content! We create free history audio podcasts as part of History in 28-minutes, a magazine called History is Now, and books as part of Required History. Our works explain some of history's most important events concisely and quickly.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Blog historyisnowmagazine.com/blog
Facebook fans 3.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 11.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 44

11. American History - Reddit

American History - RedditSan Francisco, CA About Blog Dedicated to anything related to North or South America up until and through the year 1992. We encourage friendly discourse, debates, questions, articles, discoveries, or anything else relevant to the Americas within the given time period.
Frequency about 10 posts per week.
Blog reddit.com/r/AmericanHistory
Facebook fans 1.3M ⋅ Twitter followers 640.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 37 ⋅ Domain Authority 90

12. The New York History Blog

The New York History BlogNew York State About Blog The New York History Blog, founded in 2008 and updated several times per day, promotes the state's history community including: new research and publications; newly available collections; public history advocacy and historic preservation efforts; exhibits and events; conferences and grants; and new stories from New York's past.
Frequency about 24 posts per week.
Blog newyorkhistoryblog.org
Facebook fans 3.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 8.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 5 ⋅ Domain Authority 52

13. The Junto

The JuntoAmerica About Blog The Junto is a group blog made up of junior early Americanists dedicated to sharing new questions and ideas with others interested in early American history.
Frequency about 4 posts per month.
Blog earlyamericanists.com
Facebook fans 3.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 9.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 242 ⋅ Domain Authority 49

14. Sport in American History

Sport in American HistoryUSA About Blog Sport in American History is a group blog that focuses on American Sport History and Studies. It is comprised of sport scholars and graduate students dedicated to developing an active online community interested in critically engaging current and historical issues in sport.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Blog ussporthistory.com
Facebook fans 391 ⋅ Twitter followers 2.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 10 ⋅ Domain Authority 46

15. OutHistory Blog

OutHistory BlogAbout Blog OutHistory.org was founded in October 2008 by Jonathan Ned Katz.When the Internet became part of the everyday life of billions of people in the 21st century, Katz understood that the work of archiving, establishing LGBTQ chronologies, and highlighting new discoveries begun in Gay American History should continue on a digital platform.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog outhistory.org/blog
Facebook fans 1.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 1.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 57

16. Boston 1775

Boston 1775Massachusetts About Blog This blog is a miscellany of information about New England just before, during, and after the Revolutionary War, and about how that history has been studied, taught, preserved, politicized, mythologized, lost, recovered, discussed, described, distorted, and now digitized.
Frequency about 7 posts per week.
Blog boston1775.blogspot.com
Facebook fans 4.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 6.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 49

17. Process: a blog for American history

Process: a blog for American historyAbout Blog Process is the blog of the Organization of American Historians, The Journal of American History, and The American Historian, dedicated to exploring the process of doing history and the multifaceted ways of engaging with the U.S. past.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Blog processhistory.org
Facebook fans 805 ⋅ Twitter followers 2.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 191 ⋅ Domain Authority 47

18. American Mafia History

American Mafia HistoryUnited States About Blog The American Mafia History made its mark on the United States shortly after Prohibition (the outlaw of manufacturing, selling, and transport of alcohol) began in 1920. Read all information related to American Mafia History on this blog.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog americanmafiahistory.com
Twitter followers 213 ⋅ Social Engagement 141 ⋅ Domain Authority 45

19. American Creation

American CreationAbout Blog American Creation is a group blog dedicated to the religious history of America's founding. Our goal is to encourage honest and insightful discussion, debate and insight into the history, particularly religious, of America's founding from all perspectives, and to promote an atmosphere where all opinions are welcomed.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Blog americancreation.blogspot.com
Twitter followers 63 ⋅ Social Engagement 3 ⋅ Domain Authority 39

20. Historiann

HistoriannColorado, USA About Blog This blog is written by Ann M. Little which showcases History and sexual politics from1492 to the present.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog historiann.com
Twitter followers 7K ⋅ Domain Authority 43

21. American Studies

American StudiesWaltham and Fitchburg, MA About Blog One interesting American thing (a technical term, meaning a moment or event, a text, a controversy, an idea, a figure, or whatevertheheckelse I think of) per day, from Ben Railton, a professor of American literature, culture, history, and, natch Studies.
Frequency about 5 posts per week.
Blog americanstudier.blogspot.com
Twitter followers 4.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 5 ⋅ Domain Authority 31

22. American System Now

American System NowVirginia, USA About Blog A resource for re-establishing the American System of Political Economy.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Blog americansystemnow.com
Twitter followers 72 ⋅ Social Engagement 14 ⋅ Domain Authority 26

23. PastIsPresent.org

PastIsPresent.orgWorcester, MA About Blog The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is both a learned society and national research library of pre-twentieth century American history and culture. Our mission is to collect, preserve, and make available for study the printed record of what is now the United States of America from first European settlement through the year 1876.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog pastispresent.org
Facebook fans 10.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 5.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 44 ⋅ Domain Authority 48

24. TOCWOC A Civil War Blog

TOCWOC A Civil War BlogLos Angeles About Blog TOCWOC is a group civil war blog formed in September 2007. Our purpose is to enlighten and entertain readers on every aspect of the civil war, whether it be social, political, military, or another history. Follow to keep up with our blog.
Frequency about 4 posts per month.
Blog brettschulte.net/CWBlog
Facebook fans 533 ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 36

25. Plodding through the Presidents

Plodding through the PresidentsLos Angeles About Blog In 2013 I started reading a biography of every US president in chronological order, and I created this site to chronicle my irreverent observations, quests for historical truth, and personal insights along the way. Presidential history blog with humorous and historic stories from my trek to read a biography of every US president in order.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog ploddingthroughthepresidents..
Facebook fans 8.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 701 ⋅ Social Engagement 371 ⋅ Domain Authority 27

26. Renegade South

Renegade SouthSan Marcos, TX About Blog As the blog's title, Renegade South, suggests, I study southern dissenters of the nineteenth century. Several kinds of renegades pass through the pages of my books and articles. As a historian who began digging into records and documents about ordinary and extraordinary people some thirty years ago, I've long wanted to share the history of those people with a broader audience.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog renegadesouth.wordpress.com
Twitter followers 1.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 91 ⋅ Domain Authority 34

27. American Revolution and Founding Era

American Revolution and Founding EraWashington, DC Metro Area About Blog The American Revolution and Founding Era blog provides information and commentary on early American history, particularly from the American Revolution through the War of 1812.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Blog americanfounding.blogspot.com
Twitter followers 665 ⋅ Social Engagement 2 ⋅ Domain Authority 28

28. Legal History Blog

Legal History BlogAbout Blog The Legal History Blog is updated daily with new scholarship and news in legal history.
Frequency about 10 posts per week.
Blog legalhistoryblog.blogspot.in
Facebook fans 1.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 6.3K ⋅ Domain Authority 8

29. Discover America Blog

Discover America BlogAbout Blog This blog is about the great outdoors, our nation's history, and all the fun that comes with it!
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Blog discoveramericablog.com
Facebook fans 168 ⋅ Social Engagement 6 ⋅ Domain Authority 7

30. History With a Drawl - Stories from a southern pseudo-historian

History With a Drawl - Stories from a southern pseudo-historianAbout Blog Hi, I'm Sean. I'm an amateur historian, but a professional Southerner. I was born and raised in the great state of Alabama, but now reside in Nashville, TN with my beautiful wife and 7-year-old daughter. My intention with this blog, is primarily of a personal nature. I love the South, and hope to share some of the incredible culture and heritage it has to offer.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog historywithadrawl.org
Facebook fans 1.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 20 ⋅ Domain Authority 1

31. Frontier Battles

Frontier BattlesGrand Forks, ND About Blog This site explores the military history and general history of Canada and the United States from 1607-1815. Major focus of this site will be on the French and Indian War (1754-1763) and American Revolution (1775-1783). The authors may include historians of the period, history buffs, reenactors, teachers, and students
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog frontierbattles.wordpress.com
Twitter followers 202 ⋅ Domain Authority 18

32. Finance: History and Policy - Robert E Wright

Finance: History and Policy - Robert E WrightSioux Falls, SD About Blog This blog will show that financial history is both intrinsically interesting and of crucial importance to many aspects of public policy, ranging from Social Security to construction to macroeconomic stability.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog financehistoryandpolicy.blog..
Twitter followers 638 ⋅ Domain Authority 21

33. NYC Department of Records & Information Services

NYC Department of Records & Information ServicesNew York City, New York, United States About Blog The Department of Records and Information Services preserves and provides public access to historical and contemporary records and information about New York City government.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Blog archives.nyc/blog
Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 39

34. The Ghost of Herodotus

The Ghost of HerodotusAbout Blog The purpose of this blog is to exchange ideas related to history. It is named after Herodotus, of course, because he is identified as the 'Father of History.' While this fifth-century B.C.E. Greek was not without significant flaws as a scholar, he was a pathfinder as well as a superb narrator.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Blog ghostofherodotus.com
Domain Authority 13

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