The RMS Queen Mary started out as a luxury cruise ship for the rich and famous, before becoming a troop transport ship in World War II. After a return to its cruise ship role after the war, the RMS Queen Mary was then permanently docked at Long Beach Harbor, where it serves as a luxury hotel, rich with history and haunted by spirits.
Drive-In Restaurants cater to Americans on the go
Drive-In and Drive-Thru restaurants have been a part of American culture since the 1920’s.
Native Americans forced on to the Trail of Tears
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.
Outlaw Jesse James and the Life of Crime
Jesse James was a notorious outlaw. He, his brother Frank, and their gang were responsible for dozens of robberies.
The Liberty Bell Rings for America’s Freedom
The Liberty Bell has long been a symbol of Freedom in the United States, and it has been exhibited and rang for many important occasions throughout America’s history.
Drive-In Theaters become America’s gathering place
Going to Drive-In Movie Theaters was a summer treat for many Americans in the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s.
Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Reaffirms American Principles
Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address helped to explain why the Civil War was crucial to the nation’s survival.
Huey P. Long takes the Quest for Power
Huey P. Long (born 1893) served as Governor and then Senator of Louisiana. He was a fiery politician who made many enemies along his path to political power. He died in 1935.
Hoover Dam as a Monument to American Ingenuity
The Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam that stands on the border of Nevada and Arizona, in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. The dam provides water and electricity to parts of Arizona, Nevada, and California.
A Brief History of American Baseball’s Spring Training
Many Americans view the start of baseball season as a sign that spring is on its way or has already come, and there is no […]