Books on American History, 1800 – 1900
This section of the U.S. History book list points you to good historical fiction and nonfiction set in the 1700’s.
For other years, please see our main American History Reading List.
The books are arranged chronologically, with topics shown below the dates to make it easier to find selections. Each book is linked to one of our affiliates so you can see pictures & further description. If you purchase, please consider doing so through one of our links and help support this site! Thanks!
themes include colonial times, pioneers, Indian attacks, early slavery
themes include life on the frontier, Indian captives, George Washington
themes include Colonial Life & the Founding Fathers, themes include George Washington, James & Dolly Madison, Benjamin Franklin, Paul Revere, John Adams, Betsy Ross
themes include the Revolutionary War, themes include the Minutemen, Valley Forge, Arnold, King George, Lexington & Concord
themes include the Constitution, Daniel Boone & the frontier, tall tales, Eli Whitney, Johnny Appleseed