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The American Yawp offers a free and online, collaboratively built, open American history textbook designed for college-level history courses. The American Yawp is by scholars, for scholars. All contributors—experienced college-level instructors—volunteer their expertise to help democratize the American past for twenty-first century classrooms.
A downloadable, free-to-use textbook licensed under a CC-BY-SA 3.0 unported license. This textbook examines U.S. History from before European Contact through Reconstruction, while focusing on the people and their history.