It was 150 years ago that the Civil War ravaged the United States. One particularly dark memory is the thousands that died at Andersonville Prison. These photos show it as it is today.
Out of all of the infamous pirates that tormented the oceans for hundreds of years, there had to have been some female pirates, right? Right ye' are!
Need some help with your American History lessons? Take a peek at my lesson plans and ideas. These are my Constitution Lesson Plans for 8th Grade American History. My first year teaching I was dying to see other teachers' plan books, but most of them were either blank or didn't seem suitable for...
Need some help with your American History lessons? Take a peek at my lesson plans and ideas. My first year teaching I was dying to see other teachers' plan books, but most of them were either blank or didn't seem suitable for our students ("high-risk" with poor reading skills). After teaching...
Was slavery in the Americas as bad as it has been historically portrayed? What other types of labor did slaves perform other than picking cotton on Georgia's huge antebellum plantations? This article examines some other common slave duties on some of the most famous early slave plantations in the...
The American civil war shaped the future destiny of the United States. What would have happened if the Confederacy had won instead?
Rudabaugh was a notorious cattle rustler, stagecoach and train robber during the 1870s and 80s. He was known to have ridden with the infamous “Billy the Kid” and some say, the only man Billy ever feared.
History of marriage in America in the 1800s and early 1900s. Views and roles of husbands and wives. Age at marriage statistics, sex and sexuality in marriage, societal expectations of husbands and wives in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Much has been written about the heroism of the men on the front lines of the American Revolutionary War. But there were women who also fought as heroically as the men in the fight for independence. Here is the story of one such woman.
Buffalo Soldiers received their nickname as an honor from Native Americans for several reasons. The Buffalo Soldiers were not all men, either. Overall, 20 soldiers of the 9th and 10th Cavalries received the Medal of Honor.