British colonization of the Americas
British colonization of the Americas (including colonization by both the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland before the Acts of Union, which created the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1707) be...
British colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia
4th Of July: Nine Myths Debunked
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As people across the United States celebrate the nation’s birthday, explore nine surprising facts about the founding document adopted on July 4, 1776.
Warming Waters A Major Factor In The Collapse Of New England Cod
For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. Today, cod stocks are on the verge of collapse, hovering at 3-4% of sustainable levels...
Behind the Scenes - Address to the Nation - Bill Clinton (1993)
1993 Bill Clinton speech about the cruise missiles strike on Iraq in June 1993 as both a retaliation and a warning triggered by the attempted assassination by Iraqi agents on former U.S. President Geo...
How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
History of the Caribbean
Caribbean history of colonization for class.
English colonial empire
The English overseas possessions comprised a variety of overseas territories that were colonized, conquered, or otherwise acquired by the former Kingdom of England during the centuries before the Acts...
English colonial empire - Wikipedia
Scottish colonization of the Americas
Scottish colonisation of the Americas comprised a number of failed or abandoned Scottish settlements in North America, a colony at Darien, Panama, and a number of wholly or largely Scottish settlement...
Scottish colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia
History of the British West Indies
The term British West Indies refers to the former English and British colonies and the present-day Overseas Territories of the United Kingdom in the Caribbean..In the history of the British West Indie...
History of the Caribbean
The history of the Caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the European powers since the 15th century. In the 20th century the Caribbean was again importa...
History of the Caribbean - Wikipedia
British Leeward Islands
The British Leeward Islands was a British colony existing between 1833 and 1960, and consisting of Antigua, Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla, and ...
British North America
British North America referred to the colonies and territories of the British Empire in continental North America. The term was first used informally in 1783, but it was uncommon before the Report on...
British West Indies
The British West Indies were the islands and mainland colonies in and around the Caribbean that were part of the British Empire. In 1912, the British West Indies were divided into eight colonies: The ...
British Windward Islands
The British Windward Islands was a British colony existing between 1833 and 1960 and consisting of the islands of Grenada, St Lucia, Saint Vincent, the Grenadines, Barbados (the seat of the g...
British Windward Islands - Wikipedia
Colonial history of the United States
The colonial history of the United States covers the history of European settlements from the start of colonization of America until their incorporation into the United States. In the late 16th centu...
Colonial history of the United States - Wikipedia
Hudson's Bay Company
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) (French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson), commonly referred to as "The Bay" ("La Baie" in French), is a Canadian retail business group. A fur trading business for muc...
Hudson's Bay Company - Wikipedia
Oregon Country
The Oregon Country was a predominantly American term referring to a disputed ownership region of the Pacific Northwest of North America. The region was occupied by British and French Canadian fur trad...
Oregon Country - Wikipedia
Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla
Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla was a Crown Colony and later, a Dependent Territory of the United Kingdom located in the Caribbean Sea. In 1958, it became a province of the West Indies Federation. W...
Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla - Wikipedia
West Indies Federation
The West Indies Federation, also known as the Federation of the West Indies, was a short-lived political union that existed from 3 January 1958 to 31 May 1962. Various islands in the Caribbea...
West Indies Federation - Wikipedia
James Robert Longden
Sir James Robert Longden (1827 – October 4, 1891) was an English colonial administrator.Longden was born as the youngest son of John R. Longden, proctor, of Doctors' Commons, London. In 1844, two year...
James Robert Longden - Wikipedia
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Barnes-Wellford House
Barnes-Wellford House is a historic home located at Charleston, West Virginia. It was designed in the 1920s by English-born architect Fred Crowthers for Bernard Barnes, a leading Charleston businessm...
Barnes-Wellford House - Wikipedia
Territorial evolution of the Caribbean
This is a timeline of the territorial evolution of the Caribbean and nearby areas of North, Central, and South America, listing each change to the internal and external borders of the various countrie...
Territorial evolution of the Caribbean - Wikipedia
Warming Waters A Major Factor In The Collapse Of New England Cod
For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. Today, cod stocks are on the verge of collapse, hovering at 3-4% of sustainable levels...
Banana Wars
The Banana Wars were a series of occupations, police actions, and interventions involving the United States in Central America and the Caribbean between the Spanish–American War (1898) and the incepti...
Banana Wars - Wikipedia