A slave was considered property without the right to defend oneself against a master's act of rape. Celia, a slave murdered her master, found guilty, and hanged in 1855.
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.
Thousands of brave men fought and died in America's Revolutionary War. Women were left to make do as best they could and black women, mostly slaves, had an even harder time. But some black women took a stand to claim freedom for their country.
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.
It was 150 years ago that the Civil War ravaged the United States. One particularly dark memory is the thousands that died at Andersonville Prison. These photos show it as it is today.
Need some help with your American History lessons? Take a peek at my lesson plans and ideas. These are my Constitution Lesson Plans for 8th Grade American History. 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...
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.
During the 1800's many pioneers braved the journey across the Western frontier headed for Ca. Many didn’t make it. The "Oatman Massacre" made National headlines.
All the Notes for Give me Liberty! An American History by Eric Foner Chapter 9. Almost the entire book is included. Your welcome.
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.