The Lusitania Sets Sail in Rough Seas On a bright and sunny spring day, the RMS Lusitania set sail from New York, bound for Liverpool, […]
Shays’ Rebellion was a protest of Massachusetts farmers of their financial situation after the Revolutionary War. It was symbolically led by Daniel Shays.
The Trail of Tears was the forced migration of Native Americans from their ancestral homes in the Southeastern United States to designated “Indian Territory” west of the Mississippi River.
Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address helped to explain why the Civil War was crucial to the nation’s survival.
Prohibition was the name of the era when alcohol consumption was illegal in the U.S.
On a hazy summer morning on June 25, 1876, General George Armstrong Custer and 7th Cavalry (more than 600 men), enter the Little Bighorn Valley in Montana. Custer and his men had been sent to confront the Native American Sioux and Lakota tribes that were led by Chief Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse.
Gold Found at Sutter’s Mill On January 24, 1848, James Wilson Marshall, a carpenter who was originally from New Jersey, discovered flakes of gold. Marshall […]
What was the Dust Bowl? The dust bowl was the name given to the Southern Plains region of the U.S. in the 1930s, when severe […]
Mysterious Origin of the Great Chicago Fire The origin of the Great Chicago is a mystery. Legend has it that a cow belonging to a […]
Introduction Science and technology in the early 20th century were advancing at breakneck speed. The discoveries being made in these areas often caused changes in […]