Life on a wagon train could be extremely harsh. These hardy souls arose very early each morning before dawn to prepare for the day. A normal routine would be to start the fire, prepare breakfast, gather the livestock, reload the wagon and hitch up the team. Around 7:00 a.m. they headed out.
The successes and failures of the George W. Bush Presidency have been passionately debated by opposing political parties, US citizens, historians, analysts, media pundits, and others. The first decade of the 21st century would prove to be a provocatively tumultous ten years.
This is part 1 of a 6 part hands-on unit on the American War for Independence. Make tricorn hats and mob caps, "brew" root beer with Samuel Adams, bake cornmeal molasses rolls, and more! My lessons are geared toward 2nd-3rd grade level children and their siblings. These are lessons I created to do...
The American Colonies, a growing population of people that came for various reasons. From Religion to Economics, this article helps to explain the vital importance of function that was to become the United States.
Like American flag and history trivia? Then you'll want to have these facts about the flag tucked away. Learn why the U.S. flag is red, white, and blue plus more American historical facts here.
Were black people the first people to populate North and South America? Archeologist say yes!
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.
All the Notes for Give me Liberty! An American History by Eric Foner Chapter 8. Almost the entire book is included. Your welcome.
Ezra Allen Miner, most often known as Bill Miner - was the original "stick up man" of the old West. Bill Miner was known for being quite a gentleman, and very polite during all of his robberies. He robbed trains and stage coaches his entire adult life - and the only thing he was, perhaps, even...
The American Civil War is noted for the many types of weapons used during the war, especially the big guns. These guns were capable sending a projectile up to three miles away.