Jack Johnson (nicknamed the Galveston Giant was the first African American boxer to win the heavy weight boxing title amid the Jim Crow Laws era. Johnson became a boxing legend after defeating the reining white champion Tommy Burns
This article contains useful tips and advice for beginning writers. What is stopping you from writing those stories and articles? Are roadblocks and distractions getting in the way of writing. Is fear holding you back? Try some of these ideas to get your writing started.
In 1889 a dam just a few miles from Johnstown Pa failed to hold back millions of gallons of water which rushed down onto the small town of Johnstown causing unbelievable death and destruction to those who lived there
The summer of 1916 was a hot one. People were looking to escape to the beach for family fun and relief from the heat over the July 4th holiday. Instead it turned out to be almost two weeks of terror from an attacking man eating shark
Living or growing up in the wild unsettled, lawless west women had to be as tough as men to survive. Some were considered to be female outlaws and one woman was lynched. But were they truly outlaws or women just trying to survive in a world controlled by men?
Everyone loves royal fairy weddings. Scandal often follows those fairy tale weddings leading to heartbreak and disaster. Here are some of those fairy tale weddings which turned into royal scandals followed by divorce.
Everyone loves a royal marriage. King George IV and his bride Princess Caroline was a royal marriage that became a royal disaster very quickly. It would be fair to say they intensely disliked each other from the day they met
Elizabeth Blackwell was born in an era where women doctors were unheard of. Elizabeth fought to become the first women doctor and broke down prejudices for other women to pursue a career in medicine.
The path to our wonderfully exciting I Phones began on March 7, 1867 when Alexander Graham Bell received the first patent for the invention of the telephone.
Dorothy Day was an amazing woman with more achievements during her lifetime than most people could ever dream of. She was a reporter, activist, reformist, writer, and journalist. Dorothy and her friend Peter Maurin co-founded the Catholic Worker movement. Her life was dedicated to helping others.
In 1864 women had very few rights and almost no career opportunities. Nelly Bly defied the odds and became one of the few women investigative reporters and celebrated writers of her time. She made history traveling the world in seventy two days.
Crock-Pot cooking allows us to enjoy our favorite recipes in the summer—or any time of year. Not only does a Crock-Pot cook without heating up the house, it takes care of the cooking while you use your time to do other things.
Recycling is not a new idea. People have been reusing and recycling what they could throughout American history. From it's very beginning people were doing what is now know as recycling
Most people dream of having their own successful business and being their own boss. It takes hard work and commitment but here are several businesses to start with little cash while working from your home.
Anyone living in an area where hurricanes occur on a regular basis should know what to do to prepare. They should also know what they will need to survive the hurricane and the days after a hurricane.
What you need to know to be prepared before surgery and in the weeks following surgery can make things easier during recovery
Investing small amounts of money can grow over the years to become a good nest egg for retirement, a child's education or a new home. Investing small amounts every payday you will start to see your wealth steadily increasing.
Would you like to make money and party at the same time? Meet new people, try new products, enjoy some good food, maybe some wine? Have a party and do all those things plus make money.
Women have helped American grow and become the great country it is. These are some of the women who did important things for America and the world
Women have not always enjoyed the same rights as men. It was strong women like Susan B Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton and other brave women who fought long ,hard battles for women's rights.
Eating disorders are when a person develops an unhealthy lifestyle of dieting, excessive exercising, overeating and purging. Several famous people have suffered from eating disorders.
Making good healthy food choices is part of taking good care of yourself and your body. Good choices will help to keep your body healthy.
Pennsylvania has many places to vacation with the whole family that are fun and educational for everyone. Plan your summer vacation around some of these places.
Everyone knows that hot soup and hot chocolate make the cold days of winter a bit easier to handle, but what about ice cream? My family and I think these three foods are perfect for the winter—or anytime!
Gift baskets are easy to create and friends, relatives,co-workers and even bosses enjoy receiving gift baskets.
Children learn what they see. If they are exposed to excessive violence from television, movies, video games, will that increase their tendency towards violent behaviors?
The New Year will be here soon. Make a commitment to yourself to be healthier and loss weight by eating better and exercising.
Many special needs adults are now outliving their parents. What happens to adults with special needs as they become older and family members are no longer able to care for them?
Christmas has changed till now it is about shopping, parties and gifts. But truly, should Christmas be more about families, love and faith while celebrating the birth of our Savior
Grocery shopping is almost painful these days. It hurts to see so much of your hard earned money go so fast.
Control your money and get out of debt. Don't let debt control you or your life. Learn to budget for emergencies and save money towards your dreams.
America is our country and our children are its future. What can we each do to turn our country around and help future generations? America belongs to each of us and its children. God bless us all.
Covered Bridges once covered most of America's streams and creeks, connecting towns and counties. However, today most are gone and have been replaced by concrete bridges.
A history of the Mormon immigration by handcarts from European countries and their incredible thirteen hundred mile walk across the United States
Clean out the closets, garage and attic and sell those unwanted items with a successful yard or garage sell. Earn your next vacation
Earning extra income can help you make it from payday to payday and have some money left over for savings and fun.
"The Indian Removal Act of 1830" was probably one of the cruelest, most tragic acts to be passed by a congress and signed by President Andrew Jackson.
Ocean City Maryland is one of the most popular beach resorts on the east coast, enjoyed by millions of people every year. It has great restaurants to enjoy eating some of the best seafood while enjoying the sun and many other attractions as well
In this day and age, it is still possible to be able to live within your income and find some extra income to invest? Then enjoy that extra cash.