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.
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 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...
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.
A look at the causes of the American Civil War started and who was instrumental in its beginnings. Causes included slavery and nationalist politics. Includes civil war pictures and civil war quotes .
Victorian home and interior decoration styles evolved at a period in America when the Greek revival styles no longer reflected wealth, strength, and art consciousness of the nation. While novelty was still desirable, connoisseurship was not.
Come along for a lovely tour of an old barn and farmhouse in Western Washington. Built without nails, this classic example of a pole barn has been in use for over 150 years.
The curriculum in the Victorian school evolved over many years. At first it was the 3 R's - Reading, Writing and Arithmetic plus Needlework for girls.New Codes were introduced which added history and geography. In 1871 W.E. Forster introduced a new code which increased the grants available and also...
I researched the history of this school (St. Michael’s at Bamford, Lancashire) forty one years ago for a long essay as part of my teacher training. I came across it recently and thought that it might be of interest to others. I had access to the...
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