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.
The American civil war shaped the future destiny of the United States. What would have happened if the Confederacy had won instead?
Newer evidence places the Lost Colonists in Bertie County. Best evidence suggests they traveled a short distance to 42-mile long Hatteras Island. Their descendants are being DNA tested now.
A true tale of murder in the vast, and mysterious, Okefenokee Swamp located in southeastern Georgia. Its harsh environment invited not only hardy settlers, but those seeking asylum from the law.
When she died, Evita was the most popular woman in Latin America. Not only immortalized in culture but in body. Mummified shortly after death, the body of Evita has a remarkable story to tell.
When we cover the late 19th century American West in my History classes, I have students start with a simple exercise. I have them brainstorm a list, either in pictures or in words (or both), of whatever comes to mind...
Growing interest in researching family genealogies and in related television shows such as "Who Do You Think You Are?" that trace historic roots of top-name stars are uncovering links to Native American Nations never...
The history of totem poles around the Pacific Rim and Subpolar regions is many centuries old. In-depth research and interviewing from AD1700 to the present have revealed a global phenomenon previously unknown.
Forgetting history results in Movements such as one that now maintains that the Holocaust of WWII ever occurred. Between the American Civil War of 1861 - 1865 and 2012, portions of the history of the events and...
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.