Described by government sources as the largest peacetime search-and-seizure operation in U.S. history, Operation Intercept was launched along the United States—Mexico border...
Education for professionals in the computing disciplines includes, but is not limited to, degree tracks called computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, information systems,...
Armed Conflicts in America, 1587–1815
Four continuities, or themes, link the disparate wars, rebellions, and revolutions that characterize English North America during its colonial and early na...
In September 1774, just prior to the outbreak of the American Revolution, the First Continental Congress passed a resolution called the Continental Association. The Association was es...
Brown, Charlotte: Diary of a Nurse
Charlotte Bristowe Brown's diary provides a rare firsthand perspective on the challenges facing women who traveled with the British forces, providing medical ...
Camp Followers: War and Women
In the eighteenth century civilians, both men and women, who traveled with the military were called camp followers. Camp followers included civilians in official, paid su...
Civil Liberties: Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
When Americans have gone to war, measures to protect national security have often conflicted with civil liberties guaranteed in the Constitution. Thi...
(b. February 27, 1735; d. November 24, 1807) Quaker diarist who described hardships of the Revolutionary War for neutrals.
Elizabeth Drinker's diary chronicles the impact o...
Galloway, Grace: Diary of a Loyalist
The experiences of Grace Growden Galloway (1727– 1782) illustrate the challenges Loyalists faced when they remained in the colonies during the American Revo...
Generals' Wives: Martha Washington, Catharine Greene, Lucy Knox
During the War for Independence, many women moved between their homes and military encampments as they joined their husbands in t...
The War for Independence (1775–1783) created a new nation and an opportunity to chart a future very different from the one inherited from Great Britain. With the imple...
Mobilization, War for Independence
Mobilization in the War for Independence is the process by which America raised and organized the military forces to wage war against the British Empire. After the c...
Business and Finance
By the end of the nineteenth century, when it had become the world's leading industrial nation, the United States was home to many of the biggest and most successful busine...
Economic Change and Industrialization
The United States entered the nineteenth century as an agrarian nation of five million residents. Within one hundred years, the United States transformed itself i...
Allies, Images Of
When Americans entered World War I, they held a less than flattering image of their British, French, and Russians, allies. Since gaining their independence, Americans had frequently ...
Civil Liberties, World War I
During World War I, the Woodrow Wilson administration took unprecedented steps to mobilize public support for the war. In addition to a massive government propaganda campa...
Civil Liberties, World War II
The federal government, in response to periods of insecurity and conflict, sometimes restricts civil liberties in an effort to maintain national security. U.S. involvemen...
Economy, World War I
In April 1917, almost fifty-two years to the day after Lee's surrender at Appomattox, the United States entered the First World War. The federal government moved forward te...
Economy, World War II
On December 8, 1941, a day after the devastating Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States declared war on Japan. On December 12, one day after Japan's Axis partn...
Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimage
Gold Star Mothers derived their name from the gold star they displayed on service flags in their homes and armbands during America's participation in World War I (1...
Arts as Weapon
When the Cold War was waged most intensely, in the two decades or so immediately following 1945, the arts—and especially popular culture—were phenomena that the American s...
Containment and DÉtente
The term containment has taken on many meanings but it is mostly used to refer to a changing set of Cold War policies by which the United States tried to limit the exten...
ADAMS, HANNAH. Well known in New England during her lifetime, Hannah Adams (1755–1831) has been remembered, if at all, as the first American-born woman to earn her living by writi...
George B. Mcclellan
Born December 3, 1826
Died October 29, 1885
Orange, New Jersey
Union general known as "the young Napoleon"
Commander of the Army of the
People to Know
Robert Anderson (1805–1871): Union major who surrendered Fort Sumter to Confederates in April 1861
John Andrew (1818–1867): governor of Massachusetts, 1860–66; or...
A Black Soldier's Letter to President Abraham Lincoln by James Henry Gooding
A Black Soldier's Letter to President Abraham Lincoln
Written September 28, 1863
An appeal for equal pay for ...
Correspondence with the City Leaders of Atlanta, Georgia by William T. Sherman
Correspondence with the City Leaders of Atlanta, Georgia
September 11–12, 1864
A Union general responds to pleas t...
Black Freedom Fighters
Born 1792Near Framingham,MassachusettsDied March 5, 1770Boston, Massachusetts
Sailor, leader of the Boston Massacre
Margaret Cochran Corbin
Born November 12, 1751Franklin County, PennsylvaniaDied c. 1800Westchester County, New York
Camp follower, soldier
A tablet in her honor at Corbin Place in New York City praise...
Hector St. John De Crèvecoeur
Born January 31, 1735Caen, FranceDied November 12, 1813Sarcelles, France
Map maker, surveyor, farmer, writer, soldier, government official
Deborah Read Franklin
Born c. 1707Died December 19, 1774Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"She prov'd a good and faithful Helpmate, assisted me much by attending the Shop, we ...
Esther De Berdt Reed
Born October 22, 1746London, EnglandDied September 18, 1780Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"If these great affairs must be brought to a crisis and decide...
Frederika Von Riedesel
Born July 11, 1746GermanyDied March 29, 1808Berlin, Germany
Baroness, camp follower
"I was an eyewitness of the whole affair [the Battle of Saratoga]…. I knew my h...
Lexington, Concord, and the Organization of Colonial Resistance
By mid-1774 animosity (bitterness and hostility) between Great Britain and the American colonies had reached the boiling point. Poised o...
Assembling an Army (1775–1776)
Key political events occurring in the colonies in the summer of 1775 seemed contradictory. On the one hand, the Sec ond Continental Congress was making a last att...
Resolves of the House of Representatives …
Adopted by the Massachusetts Assembly
Enacted June 16, 1773; excerpted from The Life of Thomas Hutchinson, Royal Governor of the Province of Massachus...
Notes from the Battlefronts
Joseph Plumb Martin…221
Ever since ...
Account of the Looting of Her Sister's Home by British Soldiers by Eliza Wilkinson
Account of the Looting of Her Sister's Home by British Soldiers
Originally published in 1839; most rece...
Farewell Address to the Armies of the United States by George Washington
Farewell Address to the Armies of the United States
Issued on November 3, 1783; excerpted from George Washington's Writi...
The rationing that took place during World War II (1939–45) seriously affected fashion in America for the first half of the decade. Even though businesses were prospering and peo...
1940s: Food and Drink
The economic boom that World War II (1939–45) started in America offered disposable income to more people than ever. With more people working, wages more than twice the no...
1950s: Pop Culture Explodes in a Decade of Conformity
The 1950s are most often remembered as a quiet decade, a decade of conformity, stability, and normalcy. After the tumult of the 1930s and 1940s&#x...
1950s: Food and Drink
Although most Americans continued to eat as they always had—at home, with freshly prepared foods—several important trends in American eating habits began to emerge ...
1950s: Print Culture
The 1950s were a decade of tremendous energy in American writing. American writers gained international prominence thanks to the Nobel Prizes awarded to William Faulkner (1897...
1960s: an Era of Pessimism and Activism
While the 1950s are stereotyped—sometimes unfairly—as a decade of quiet optimism, prosperity, and social conformity, the 1960s are often stereotyp...
1960s: Print Culture
American literature thrived in the 1960s, helped along by a culture that valued thinking—especially the thinking of young people who questioned the values of adults. A numb...
1990s: the Decade America Went Digital
The United States faced several serious challenges as it entered the 1990s. On the one hand, the continued collapse of the Soviet Union meant that the United Sta...
French Exploration and Settlement
Spain dominated southwestern and southeastern North America until the late seventeenth century. Within twenty years of that time, however, Spanish influence had gone ...
Landowner and business agent
" . . . it was better for the Collonys safety at the time in her hands then in any mans else in the whole...
March 27, 1724
New York City
March 10, 1766
"[Jane Colden] is perhaps the only lady that has so perfectly studied your system. She deserves to be celebrat...
A Relacion of the Indyan Warre by John Easton
A Relacion of the Indyan Warre
Reprinted in In Their Own Words: The Colonizers
Published in 1998
"So the English were afraid and Philip was afraid ...
A Letter from Elizabeth Bacon by Elizabeth and Sherwood, William Bacon
A Letter From Elizabeth Bacon
"A Narrative of Bacon's Rebellion"
Reprinted in Major Problem...
Electrifying Rural America
For many Americans in the 1930s one of the most memorable experiences of a lifetime was the day electric power came to their home. Often with great anticipation homes were r...
Robert Fechner and Aubrey Williams
Died December 31, 1939
Administrator, union leader
Born August 23, 1890
Claiming the near West: Territorial Expansion to 1812
From the moment that Europeans set foot on the North American continent in the sixteenth century, they began to expand their influence westward. B...
Opening the West
As the British colonies on the eastern seaboard grew ever more crowded in the mid-1700s, colonists began to look westward, beyond the Appalachian Mountains, and imagine the incredible...
Driving the Indians Westward: Indian Removal to 1840
For more than three hundred years, white men battled Native Americans for control of the North American continent. From the early seventeenth centu...
Claiming the Far West: Territorial Expansion After 1812
Though America had won its independence from England in the Revolutionary War (1776–83), the years following that war were hardly peacefu...
Gibbs, Mifflin Wistar
Born April 17, 1823
Died July 11, 1915
Little Rock, Arkansas
Abolitionist, pioneer, businessman, lawyer, elected official, college president
Singleton, Benjamin "Pap"
Born c. 1809
St. Louis, Missouri
Leader of "Kansas Exodus" and racial unity activist
"I am the whole cause o...
Exploring the West
As the British colonies on the eastern seaboard became more populated in the mid-1700s, colonists began to look beyond the Appalachian Mountains and contemplate westward expansion. ...
Civil servant, merchant, and writer
Robert Calef's most significant contribution to American history was criticism of various ...
Born: c. 1629
Suffolk County, England
Died: c. 1695
Homemaker, care giver, and accused witch
Rachel Clinton was one of many people accused in the New England wit...
Managing the Nation's Finances
U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945; served 1933–45) had two major home front financial concerns during World War II (1939–45): h...
In an April 1943 National Geographic Magazine article titled "Farmers Keep Them Eating," Frederick Simpich writes:
In the fields. That's where American ...
Minorities on the Home Front
Historian Allan M. Winkler, in his 1986 book Home Front U.S.A.: America During World War II, provides the following saying, which was familiar among black Americans during...
Black Women in Uniform
Black women were accepted into WAAC from its beginning in the summer of 1942. About 80 percent of the black women accepted for officer training had attended college and had been...
American Red Cross Wartime Statistics
The following table comes from the Red Cross Web site at http://www.redcross.org/museum/ww2a.htm l.
Total contributions received during war years
Something in Common
In communities across the United States, big and small, a common sight could be seen. When a family member, such as a son or daughter, joined military service, a service flag with ...
Five Women Journalists
Stationed in Germany in the early 1930s for the New York Evening Post, Dorothy Thompson (1894–1961) was the first woman in charge of a news bureau in Europe. When she int...
Born October 5, 1899
Green Lake, Wisconsin
Died April 17, 1961
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
"Elda Emma Anderson not only worked on the atomic bomb, but was also a pioneer in the...
Emily Dunning Barringer
Like Dr. Elda Anderson, Dr. Emily Dunning Barringer (1876–1961) was a woman of science who would prove to have a major impact on World War II (1939–45). Barringer...
New York City, New York
"Put me down with people, and it's just overwhelming."
Esther Bubley was a photojourn...
Born June 27, 1912
Died February 10, 2001
New York, New York
"What is beautiful about Citizen 13660 … and the reason it is still in print and used...
"There Can Be No Appeasement with Ruthlessness …We Must Be the Great Arsenal of Democracy" …4
"The President Proclaims That an Unlimited National ...
Home Front Communities
La Verne Bradley …110
Harvey Klemmer …124
House and Garden …137
For the United States, World War II (1939–45) officially began on December 8, 1941, a...
Black American and Japanese American Experiences on the Home Front
Turner Catledge …150
Alexander J. Allen …159
Mine Okubo …166
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, Ameri...
Praise and Practical Advice
Woman's Home Companion …203
Eleanor Roosevelt …213
Anthony F. Merrill …220
H. W. Hochbaum …228
War spread across Europe and Asia in the l...
Reconstruction Era Timeline
1622 The first African slaves are brought to the British colonies in North America, which will eventually become the United States of America.
1803 The Louisiana Purchase ...
Born September 14, 1837Richmond, England
Died April 21, 1911Montclair, New Jersey
Illustrator and painter
"At home I was only a little chap who liked to amuse himself with paints. A...
Excerpt from "Argument for the Impeachment of President Johnson" by Charles Sumner
Excerpt from "Argument for the Impeachment of President Johnson"
Delivered in May 1868; r...
Excerpt from "A Complete and Graphic Account of the Crédit Mobilier Investigation" from Behind the Scenes in Washington by Edward Winslow Martin
Excerpt from "A Complete and ...
Grand Dreams for a Better Society: Conflicting Visions of the 1960s
The 1960s were years of great and shocking events: assassins gunned down three national figures, including a president; President Jo...
Decline or Revival? Changing Currents in the American Religious Experience
As in so many areas of life, Americans in the 1960s questioned past religious practices and searched for authenticity or genu...
El Teatro Campesino
The United States' annexation of Mexico's northern territories in 1858 marked the beginning of the Mexican-American theater arts tradition. Mexican-American (Californ...
Act to Encourage Immigration
United States 1864
The United States Congress's Act to Encourage Immigration legalized and bureaucratized a practice similar to indentured servitude. Under...
Bureau of Labor Established
United States 1884
The fight for a federal department of labor began in the late 1800s and spanned almost 50 years. Shortly after the Civil War, William H. Sylvis ...
Cio Anticommunist Drive
United States 1949-1950
In November 1949, at its eleventh annual convention in Cleveland, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) expelled two member unions...
Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions of the United States and Canada (Fotlu)
United States and Canada 1881
The Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions of the United States ...
United States 1969
With the implementation of the Philadelphia Plan in 1969, President Richard M. Nixon's administration changed the federal government's stanc...
United States 1860
The New England Shoemakers' Strike was the largest pre-Civil War labor event in the United States. Between February and April 1860, over 20...
United States 1945-1946
In 1945 and 1946 the largest strike wave in U.S. history occurred when two million workers walked off their jobs at different times during the year. In som...
United States 1827
In 1827 journeymen tailors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, went out on strike to protest the discharge of several colleagues who had demanded higher w...
The New Leisure Society.
In the late nineteenth century a new middle class emerged that had more leisure time and more disposable income than common people had ever enjoyed before in America. They we...
An Era of Optimism.
The scientific trends in the United States during the late nineteenth century were representative of a sense of optimism fed by western expansion, new successes in treating diseas...
In the last quarter of the nineteenth century industrialization and urbanization profoundly affected the manner in which Americans viewed their society. Great cities arose and industria...
The Gilded Age.
The years between 1878 and 1899 were a soul-searching time for Americans, as they examined the basic values they lived by. Middle-class white women became interested in social causes ...
During the last three decades of the nineteenth century, the railroad, telegraph, telephone, electric light, and other technological innovations had a large impact upon the Amer...
Ushering in the Gilded Age.
In 1876, as the United States celebrated the centennial of its independence, one of the most disputed and corrupt presidential elections in American history spelled the en...
Changing Economy, Changing Schools.
The period from 1878 to 1899 was marked by major changes in the American way of life. In the early 1870s the United States was predominantly a nation of farmers, w...
A revolution in transportation and communications accompanied ever-growing industrialization of the United States that followed the Civil War. A national system of railroads, a ...
The span between 1878 and 1899 represented a pivotal period for American businesses and the national economy. Over these two dozen years, millions of Americans found themselves caught up in m...
A New World."Consider that we shall be as a City upon a Hill, the eyes of all people are upon us," said John Winthrop, first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Winthrop spoke these words in a s...
Emperor Francis Joseph I (1848-1916)
Emperor Tsai-t'ien (1875-1908), Empress Dowager Tz'u-hsi (regent, 1875-1889, 1898-1908)
Presidents Marie ...
The period from 1815 to 1850 was not one of great achievement in American science and medicine. It was, however, a period during which distinctively American developments in science a...
Sloth and Sin.
In the early nineteenth century most Americans believed that time was meant to be filled by work. They looked with disfavor on recreational pursuits, including sports, dancing, drinkin...
African American Christianity
Nat Turner: Religion And Rebellion
Native Americans And Christianity
The Burned-Over District
The period from 1815 to 1850 is often called the golden age of American law. The famous names of the era illustrate its centrality in American legal history and help explain the importanc...
Food And Clothing
Dress Reform: The Bloomer Look
The Lowell Mill Girls
Homes And Home Life
Entertaining At Home: An Englishwoman's View
Scenes Of Poverty In New York
Living In The South
In January 1815 Americans had reason to feel a new sense of nationalism and patriotism. They had held off Great Britain's military forces in the War of 1812, and if they had fail...
Changing Society. From 1815 to 1850 successive waves of economic and social change swept across the nation. Revolutions in transportation, from the canal boom of the 1820s to the rapid spread of railr...
On the Move.
A traveler heading west over the National Road in 1817 noted the continuous stream of "family groups behind and before us" and concluded that "old America seems to be breaking up" and mo...
Transportation Revolution. In an 1817 congressional address calling for federal support for a national system of roads and canals, South Carolina's John C. Calhoun noted the potential advantages to Am...
Republican Ideology. The end of the War of 1812, with Andrew Jackson's decisive defeat of the British at the Battle of New Orleans in January 1815, brought a burst of American national pride along wit...
Austria (Habsburg Empire) — Emperor Francis (1804-1835); Ferdinand (1835-1848); Francis Joseph (1848-1916)
China — Emperor Jia-qing (1796 — 1820); Tao Kuang (1820-1850)
The period 1783 to 1815 was a time of few great advances in medical science in America. In many ways doctors continued the crude medical practices of the colonial period, with some indica...
Best of Times, Worst of Times."It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," Charles Dickens described these years; "it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch o...
At the end of the Revolutionary War the United States became an independent political state, but the diverse population was hardly unified. The inhabitants were of different races a...
Thomas Paine wrote on 19 April 1783, "The times that tried men's souls are over and the greatest and completest revolution the world ever knew gloriously and happily accomplished." The la...
"The Age of Experiments in Government."
In 1783 the Treaty of Paris acknowledged the victory of the American republic over the British Empire. In 1815 the Treaty of Ghent acknowledged the American re...
After the American Revolution, Americans began thinking of education in different ways. Traditionally education was meant to train children in various skilled trades, either through appre...
When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, he described for the American people the particular blessings they enjoyed. They were "kindly separated by nature and a wide ocean from the ...
Colonies and Empire.
Before the Revolution, Americans benefited from being part of the British Empire. England's command of the seas gave American merchants access to markets in Europe, the Mediterra...
Diversity of Native Populations.
From the first contacts between Europeans and North American Indians to the present day, the area which today is the United States and Canada has been home to thousan...
Trade in North America began to undergo a sweeping transformation during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries because of the arrival of European traders, explorers, and fishermen. Fo...
Europe at a Crossroads.
In the 1400s and 1500s the major states of Europe took their first steps toward imperialistic domination of much of the globe by exploring, conquering, and colonizing various ...
In popular thought, the introduction of religion to America began with the Pilgrims' arrival in Plymouth in 1620. The Native Americans, the argument continues, were heathens who lacked any ...
The history of government in North America begins with the coming together of two drastically different political traditions. The Europeans who first came to the Western Hemisphere were t...
By the time Europeans first encountered North America, there existed hundreds of Native American groups. Each people had its own history, culture, and language. The type of physical enviro...
Diversity of Native Populations.
From the first contacts between Europeans and North American Indians to the present day, the area which today is the United States and Canada has been home to thousan...
Although the word "communication" may be used to identify activities that do not involve people—animals or even machines can be said to communicate—it is usually defined as the mea...
Colonial Cultural Contact.
During the age of discovery, from 1492 to 1600, European explorers, traders, and religious dissenters ventured to the so-called New World. As a result the cultures of Europ...
Ancient North America.
North America has been home to humans for tens of thousands of years. The first people came from Asia, and they brought with them a Stone Age culture called Clovis that they sp...
Ming Hong Zhi, born Zhu You-Tang(1488-1505), Ming Zheng De, born Zhu Hou-Zhao(1506-1521), Ming Jia Jing, born Zhu Hou-Cong(1522-1566), Ming Long ing, born Zhu Zai-Hou(1567-1572), Ming Wan-Li, ...
During most of the nineteenth century, a newspaper or a magazine could be started with a little borrowed cash and a lot of hard work. Most publications expressed the views and preferenc...
During the years 1900 to 1909 the United States was fast becoming an industrial society, yet its laws were based on an ideal of an agrarian society. American society was changing...
Modernism and Nostalgia.
In fashion and design — clothing, architecture, furniture, interior design, and automobiles — the turn of the century witnessed both a heralding of the new and a re...
In 1999, the world watched in shock and dismay as President Bill Clinton underwent an impeachment trial for lying under oath about his extramarital affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Alth...
Solomon Fuller, the first black psychiatrist in the United States, played a key role in the development of psychiatry in the 1900s. Known for his research on dementia, Fuller helped make the United St...
The philosophies of the Puritanism, the Great Awakening, and the Enlightenment are three different, yet vital ideologies that contribute to the intellectual foundation of the United States. However d...
September 5, 1972:Violence in the Village
A Day That Changed Sports and Its Story in The New York Times
"9 Israelis on Olympic Team Killed With 4 Arab Captors As Police Fight Band That Disrupted Mu...
The Groovy 60's
The 1960's were an exciting, fascinating, and tragic era in the U.S.A. The 60's included many important events that shape our lives today. These events include Martin Luther King Jr.'...
I love America. I love Americans. Why? It is very simple, this great land that has provided so much for our people, we should stop and be thankful for all that we may have. &n...
Goals of the 19th century strikes: Shorter hours, Higher Wages, and safer working conditions. 9% of all American controlled 75% of the nation's wealth. When collective bargaining failed, unions u...
During the 1800's and early 1900's, there were many types of reforms in America. These reforms, as well as reformers, helped make the U.S. a better country during this time. These topics of reform ...
Dismayed by a wide variety of social problems that accompanied the nation's rapid growth, middle-class Americans banded together in the mid-1800s in an effort to improve life in the United States. M...
I was born May 12, 1952 around the same time the television was becoming popular. My mother says we got our first TV the day after I was born. It was an alternative for the radio, in home entertainmen...
Europe less stable then America for two reasons; one it is loosing power while America is gaining power; and two there revolts in Europe are to change a whole government system, not issues with a cer...
American's development throughout its history was very dependent on influence from Europe. America itself does not have many traditions of its own. Many of our customs come from European predecessors....
During the 1980's many events have happened. Pop Culture- wise, many television shows were on. Shows that set a record number of viewers. Shows of today and other decades do not match up with the sho...
While both the United States and Europe experienced political and social unrest in the nineteenth century, Europe remained more stable because of its strong foundation, the unity of its people, and th...
The main factor that controlled the lives of New Englanders in the pre-revolutionary period was religion. Religion controlled the daily lives, beliefs, and government of the people who lived in New En...
In the 1950's there were many movies made to reflect what was going on in the United States and abroad. Such movies as "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", "War of the Worlds", and "The Beast from 20,...
The 1970's were crazy and wild. People running around doing whatever, drinking, smoking, and have mass parties. They were probably one of the wildest decades. Gangs were huge too; they were growing...
I. New World Beginnings
A. Planetary Perspectives
Earth was fifth in size when it came to being several billion years ago.
500 years ago Europeans stumbled upon the Americas & this was brande...
The United States of America was established on a government that has been able to withstand the test of time. It all began with the people of the thirteen colonies who were living under England's la...
Samuel Adams once said, "The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil Constitution, are worth defending at all hazards; and it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have receive...
Transportation and manufacturing changed the face of America in the 1800s. Traveling from New York to Chicago went from taking six weeks to be able to travel the distance in two days. Urbaniz...
Nifty Fifties to the Twenty-First Century
Most of our grandparents remember the times of the fifties. A time of youthfulness, rebellion and rock and roll is what the fifties were all about. As the...
Throughout the many changes in history and fluctuations in economy during times of war and times of rebuilding, there are several key people and events that have greatly affected America's path foreve...
Early settlers coming to America in the late 17th and early 18th century, were looking for religious freedom, and a chance to start life over again. These people were looking for change from their old...
Since the discovery of our country, many influential and reflective American writers have inspired and molded American culture and history with their literary works. One will encounter that both Was...