There are countless modern remedies and medicines that are based on the continuous study and knowledge of the different plants and herbs used by wise Native Americans for thousands of years.
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!
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.
Lately, I have enjoyed driving around with my MP3 player set on “play all,” shuffle mode. With the approximately 2,400 songs that I have stored on the thing, it’s like listening to the greatest radio station in the world. I often wonder what...
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.
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.
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.
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...
Was Billy the Kid really a hardened criminal murderer or was he merely misunderstood? Was Brushy Bill Roberts really Billy the Kid?
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.