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Pulitzer Prize for History of United States



1917
With Americans of Past and Present Days, J. J. Jusserand, Ambassador of France to United States
1918
A History of the Civil War, 1861–1865, James Ford Rhodes
1920
The War With Mexico, Justin H. Smith
1921
The Victory at Sea, William Sowden Sims, in collaboration with Burton J. Hendrick
1922
The Founding of New England, James Truslow Adams
1923
The Supreme Court in United States History, Charles Warren
1924
The American Revolution—A Constitutional Interpretation, Charles Howard McIlwain
1925
A History of the American Frontier, Frederic L. Paxson
1926
The History of the United States, Edward Channing
1927
Pinckney's Treaty, Samuel Flagg Bemis
1928
Main Currents in American Thought, Vernon Louis Parrington
1929
The Organization and Administration of the Union Army, 1861–1865, Fred Albert Shannon
1930
The War of Independence, Claude H. Van Tyne
1931
The Coming of the War: 1914, Bernadotte E. Schmitt
1932
My Experiences in the World War, John J.
Pershing
1933
The Significance of Sections in American History, Frederick J. Turner
1934
The People's Choice, Herbert Agar
1935
The Colonial Period of American History, Charles McLean Andrews
1936
The Constitutional History of the United States, Andrew C. McLaughlin
1937
The Flowering of New England, Van Wyck Brooks
1938
The Road to Reunion, 1865–1900, Paul Herman Buck
1939
A History of American Magazines, Frank Luther Mott
1940
Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, Carl
Sandburg
1941
The Atlantic Migration, 1607–1860, Marcus Lee Hansen
1942
Reveille in Washington, Margaret Leech
1943
Paul Revere and the World He Lived In, Esther Forbes
1944
The Growth of American Thought, Merle Curti
1945
Unfinished Business, Stephen Bonsal
1946
The Age of Jackson, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
1947
Scientists Against Time, James Phinney Baxter, 3rd
1948
Across the Wide Missouri, Bernard DeVoto
1949
The Disruption of American Democracy, Roy Franklin Nichols
1950
Art and Life in America, Oliver W. Larkin
1951
The Old Northwest, Pioneer Period 1815–1840, R. Carlyle Buley
1952
The Uprooted, Oscar Handlin
1953
The Era of Good Feelings, George Dangerfield
1954
A Stillness at Appomattox, Bruce Catton
1955
Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History, Paul Horgan
1956
The Age of Reform, Richard Hofstadter
1957
Russia Leaves the War: Soviet–American Relations, 1917–1920, George F. Kennan
1958
Banks and Politics in America: From the Revolution to the Civil War, Bray Hammond
1959
The Republican Era: 1869–1901, Leonard D. White, assisted by Jean Schneider
1960
In the Days of McKinley, Margaret Leech
1961
Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference, Herbert Feis
1962
The Triumphant Empire: Thunder-Clouds Gather in the West, Lawrence H. Gipson
1963
Washington, Village and Capital, 1800–1878, Constance McLaughlin Green
1964
Puritan Village: The Formation of a New England Town, Sumner Chilton Powell
1965
The Greenback Era, Irwin Unger
1966
Life of the Mind in America, Perry Miller
1967
Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and Scientist in the Winning of the American West, William H. Goetzmann
1968
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, Bernard Bailyn
1969
Origins of the Fifth Amendment, Leonard W. Levy
1970
Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department, Dean Acheson
1971
Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom, James McGregor Burns
1972
Neither Black Nor White: Slavery and Race Relations in Brazil and the United States, Carl N. Degler
1973
People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origin of American Civilization, Michael
Kammen
1974
The Americans: The Democratic Experience, Vol. 3, Daniel J. Boorstin
1975
Jefferson and His Time, Dumas Malone
1976
Lamy of Santa Fe, Paul Horgan
1977
The Impending Crisis: 1841–1861, David M. Potter
1978
The Invisible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business, Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.
1979
The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in Law and Politics, Don E. Fehrenbacher
1980
Been in the Storm So Long, Leon F. Litwack
1981
American Education: The National Experience; 1783–1876, Lawrence A. Cremin
1982
Mary Chesnut's Civil War, C. Vann Woodward, editor
1983
The Transformation of Virginia, 1740–1790, Rhys L. Isaac
1985
The Prophets of Regulation, Thomas K. McCraw
1986
The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age, Walter A. McDougall
1987
Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution, Bernard Bailyn
1988
The Launching of Modern American Science 1846–1876, Robert V. Bruce
1989
Parting the Waters, Taylor Branch; Battle Cry of Freedom, James M. McPherson
1990
In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines, Stanley Karnow
1991
A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary 1785–1812, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
1992
The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties, Mark E. Neely, Jr.
1993
The Radicalism of the American Revolution, Gordon S. Wood
1995
No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, Doris Kearns Goodwin
1996
William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic, Alan Taylor
1997
Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution, Jack N. Rakove
1998
Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion, Edward J. Larson
1999
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898, Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace
2000
Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929–1945, David M. Kennedy
2001
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, Joseph J. Ellis
2002
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America, Louis Menand
2003
An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942–1943, Rick Atkinson
2004
A Nation Under Our Feet, Steven Hahn
2005
Washington's Crossing, David Hackett Fischer
2006
Polio: An American Story, David M. Oshinsky
2007
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff

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