A fascinating and poignant tale of the worlds ugliest woman.
The Civil War (1861-185) sometimes called, the war between the states, war between brothers, or war between the North and the South, was the most significant war ever fought on American soil.
An article looking into the living conditions of the urban poor in the 1800s. The 1800s was a time of enormous change. The industrial revolution changed Britain's urban landscape forever.
The Confederate submarine, the H.L. Hunley, had the worst luck during the American Civil War. Bad luck took the lives of 32 soldiers during the development of the sub to its final demise on February 17, 1864 at the bottom of Charleston Harbor off the coast of South Carolina.
A 19th century Victorian scrapbook of British and American newspaper articles saved by George Burgess, phrenologist; genealogy of his interests, writings and life, descendants and extended family.
A glimpse of family life in Victorian Britain and America, and the humour that so often shone through harsh times; as depicted by newspaper articles (and other material) published in the 19th century.
Contrary to her public image, Queen Victoria was a passionate and romantic woman. Learn about the men in her life and how recently-discovered diaries reveal her relationship with a young Indian Muslim
The Men Who Built America is a new 4-part miniseries that is currently airing on Tuesday nights on the History Channel. While much of what is now on the History Channel, such as Ice Road Truckers and Ancient Aliens, does not actually qualify as history, this miniseries definitely qualifies as...
Native Americans made significant contributions during the American Civil War. There is one famous painting with a native American in the company of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses Grant during the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse .
The Battle of Waterloo was an epoch ending battle. It was the first and only battle that pitted the two finest military commanders of the age against each other- Napoleon Bonaparte and the Duke of Wellington. The conclusion of the battle would see the end of a bloody war that had engulfed Europe...