Joseph Bonaparte, King of Spain, brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, fled to America after Napoleon's 1815 defeat. He settled in, and became a leading citizen of Bordenntown, New Jersey .
If you enjoy the AMC series "The Terror" about the search for the Northwest Passage, you'll love this story about what happened to one of the rescue ships, the HMS RESOLUTE, and how it became a priceless piece of White House furniture.
The US Parks Service opened a National Memorial with a forest and waterfalls on the site of the World Trade Center Towers, with memorials at the Pentagon and Shanksville PA. Israel built its own set.
Margaret Corbin fought beside her husband during the Revolutionary War. It was not unusual for women to accompany their soldier husbands in the fields. They were called "camp followers" and would tend to cooking and laundry chores as well as nurse...
What ever happened to that fabled wooden ship that carried the Pilgrims from England to the new world? Nobody really knows.
In Victorian society, it was considered quite normal to take posed photographs of the deceased. Why did they want to take pictures of the dead? Here are some facts about this bizarre practice.
Need some help with your American History lessons? Take a peek at my lesson plans and ideas. Below are my weekly lessons for weeks 20 - 22: The American Industrial Revolution. My first year teaching I was dying to see other teachers' plan books, but most of them were either blank or didn't seem...
Iuka Ravine in the Columbus University District is an attractive place with a good view. Many students and non-students apply for apartments here, not realizing its tribute to a Mississippi town.
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 American history to 8th graders for a few years, I've developed this webpage in the hopes that it...
Imminent Collision: Contact With The Enemy, and Communications