Thomas Alva Edison's greatest achievement was not the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, cement, or even an electric generator.. Edison's greatest achievement was the innovative process he used in his inventions. He gave future entrepreneurs a...
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!
Champ Ferguson was one of only a two Rebels tried and convicted of war crimes after the United State's Civil War. In a rare twist of fate, Ferguson actions may have impacted my family's future.
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.
The truth about what really happened the night the Titanic sank.
An complete guide to British, American and German World War 2 Campaign Medals Ribbons and Clasps.
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...
A letter home from a soldier serving in the trenches of WW1, an uncensored letter that could have been sent from the war.
Just as with other Germanic people, magic was an important element in Anglo-Saxon life, with broader connections to the paradigm of Germanic mythology.
The sinking of the Titanic. Douglas was a 6 year old child on the Titanic who survived. The little boy was knocked down by a car and killed 3 years later. The Spedden family were First Class passengers and all survived when the ship sank.