March on civil rights

Land, Civil Rights and War: American History

From the end of the Civil War to present, the history of the United States, U.S., has been filled with events that have shaped it. Three major classifications of events from the Civil ... Continue Reading →
George Washington

Who was George Washington?

Following a modest Virginia childhood, George Washington rose to military prominence during the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. He later was instrumental in the creation ... Continue Reading →
Vietnam War

The War in Vietnam

The recounting of events leading up to the Vietnam War date back to the 1950s, when the spread of communism posed a threat to the entire southeastern sector of Asia. Over the next 20 ... Continue Reading →
World War II

World War 2: A Brief History

World War 2 is historically recognized as beginning in September of 1939 with Germany’s invasion of Poland, although Japan had been at war with China since 1937. The launch of Europe ... Continue Reading →
John F. Kennedy

Kennedy & Johnson

American presidents Kennedy & Johnson presided over a tumultuous time in recent American history. The conflict in Vietnam was quickly becoming a war of attrition, and the civil ... Continue Reading →
Harry S. Truman

President Truman

Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States, served from the last days of World War II in 1945 until the early Cold War days of 1953. The Cold War defined much of President ... Continue Reading →
Great Depression

1920s: The Great Depression

The 1920’s could be described as economic boom gone bust. The early 1900’s began with an advancing industrial revolution and ended with the Stock Market Crash of 1929. The ... Continue Reading →
Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

On December 7, 1941, Japan carried out an unexpected attack on the United States. The attack took place at Pearl Harbor, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The one day strike resulted ... Continue Reading →
Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence

It’s commonly believed that on July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress signed and adopted the statement known as the Declaration of Independance, although some historians dispute ... Continue Reading →
Boston Tea Party Painting

What Happened at the Boston Tea Party?

The Boston Tea Party is a widely known and pivotal point leading to the War of Independence between American colonies and the British empire. Since the migration to America, enterprising ... Continue Reading →