Was Billy the Kid really a hardened criminal murderer or was he merely misunderstood? Was Brushy Bill Roberts really Billy the Kid?
Cullen Montgomery Baker was without a doubt, one of meanest, cold blooded killers in the Old West. He once shot and killed a black slave woman simply because he didn’t like her looks and Cullen Baker did not like...
Mexican American culture shaped the state of California from its beginnings, specifically when the Gold Rush of 1849 first introduced the combination of Anglo culture with Mexican American culture.
Margaret Sanger and her sister Ethyl Byrne, on the steps of a courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, on January 8, 1917. This photo was taken during a trial accusing Sanger and others for opening a birth control clinic in...
An introduction to the life of my great-great grandfather who served in the American Civil War.
This article covers the novel by Alan Taylor entitled "American Colonies", and answers specific questions from each chapter in the novel. This article should assist AP American History students.
On March 5, 1770 the incident on King Street in Boston Massachusetts known by Americans as the Boston Massacre became the powder keg that that exploded into the American Revolutionary War.
Article 1 of American Civil War Life: The Union's Path To War
The American civil war shaped the future destiny of the United States. What would have happened if the Confederacy had won instead?
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...