Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States. Born in Illinois in 1911, he graduated from Eureka College before becoming a radio broadcaster in Iowa and then moving to ... Continue Reading →

Impact of U.S. Colonial Era Still Felt Today

The colonial era in the United States refers to the nearly 150 years of exploration and colonization undertaken by European powers in North America, that began in the early 1600s and ... Continue Reading →

The Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg, fought in Pennsylvania, was one of the biggest events in American history. It was one of the bloodiest battles where thousands of men were left either dead ... Continue Reading →

The Cold War: A Brief Synopsis

The Cold War was a prolonged battle of wills, posturing and threats between communist Russia and the United States of America. Although no direct military conflict between the two nations ... Continue Reading →

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, one of the most important figures in American history, was born in Virginia in 1743 and grew up a brilliant, athletic and hardworking young man. Continue Reading →

Barack Obama

Barack Obama is the 44th and current President of the United States of America. He is the first African-American to hold the office. Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to an ... Continue Reading →