North American history contains many stories about how the indigenous peoples of North America were continually displaced by European settlers and sometimes killed. In addition, in Mexico and Central America, especially Guatemala, there are very impressive remains of the Mayan civilization, particularly quite a number of pyramids. There are notable old towns in Caribbean capitals such as Havana and San Juan, but also cities founded by the Spaniards on the Mainland, including St. Augustine, Florida; Granada, Nicaragua; Antigua Guatemala and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Pioneer villages are an important part of both Canadian and U.S. history. Other important part of U.S. history include the American Civil War and indigenous heritage such as New Mexico Pueblos and Ohio prehistoric sites.
- Underground Railroad, multiple routes for smuggling slaves who had escaped the southern US across the northern states into Canada or other non-US territory. Active primarily in the 1850s, when US federal law left slaves who had escaped to free states in immediate danger of recapture by slave catchers unless they left the US entirely.
- Pacific War
United States History series
- Indigenous cultures of North America
- New France (1534–1763)
- Early United States history (1492 to 1861)
- American Civil War (1861 to 1865)
- Old West (mainly 1865 to 1900)
- Industrialization of the United States (1865 to 1945)
- Postwar United States (1945 to present day)
- Presidents of the United States
- African-American history
- Mexican American history
- From Plymouth to Hampton Roads
- American Industry Tour from 17th century Massachusetts, to 20th century Chicago
- El Camino Real, the Royal Road linking the 21 Spanish missions of California.
- Lewis and Clark Trail
- Oregon Trail
- Trail of Tears
- Ruta del Tránsito, the historic route from east to west across North America that passed through Nicaragua