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Thematic Study




Thematic Framework

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History and Prehistory in the
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Thematic Representation: Units of the National Park System
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II. Thematic Representation:
Units of the National Park System

V. Political and Military Affairs, 1783-1860

     White House, DC

A. Confederation Period, 1783-1789

     George Washington Memorial Parkway (Potomac Canal), VA

B. The Constitution

     Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, PA (Affiliated Area)
     Independence National Historical Park, PA

C. Early Federal Period, 1789-1800

     Adams National Historic Site, MA
     Federal Hall National Memorial, NY
     George Washington Birthplace National Monument, VA
     Hamilton Grange National Memorial, NY
     Independence National Historical Park, PA
     Touro Synagogue National Historic Site, RI (Affiliated Area)

D. Jeffersonian Period, 1800-1811

     Friendship Mill National Historic Site, PA
     Thomas Jefferson Memorial, DC

E. War of 1812, 1812-1815

     Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, MD
     Jean Lafitte National Historical Park (Chalmette), LA
     Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, OH

F. Post-War Nationalism, 1816-1828

     Adams National Historic Site, MA

G. Jacksonian Democracy, 1828-1844

     Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, NY

H. Manifest Destiny, 1844-1859

     Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, WA
     San Juan Island National Historical Park, WA

I. Mexican War, 1846-1848

     Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, CO
     Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site, TX

J. The Rise of Sectionalism, 1840-1859

     Fort Scott National Historic Site, KS
     Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, WV-MD-VA

K. The Army and Navy

     Boston National Historical Park (Charlestown Navy Yard), MA
     Castle Clinton National Monument, NY
     Fort Jefferson National Monument, FL
     Fort Pulaski National Monument, GA
     Fort Sumter National Monument (Fort Moultrie), SC
     Gulf Islands National Seashore (Forts Pickens and Barrancas), FL-MS

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