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...
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Are Native Americans Offended By Cultural Appropriation?
Will Witt visited the Navajo Nation to find out what American Indians really believe about cultural appropriation. Check it out! Follow Will Witt on social media: @thewillwitt
Mark Levin talks 'Rediscovering Americanism'
Author speaks out on 'Fox & Friends'
IOM: Migrants Traded In "Slave Markets" In Libya As A Void Of Power Leads To The Revival Of History's Ugliest Institutions.
Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual ex...
Indigenous Peoples' Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement For Columbus Day
Denver, where Columbus Day was first celebrated about 100 years ago, now permanently recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Setting The Record Straight: IRISH: THE FORGOTTEN WHITE SLAVES
They came as slaves: human cargo transported on British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands a...
Native Americans Dig In For 'Long Haul' At Camp Protesting Oil Pipeline
All eyes are on a federal judge who could freeze construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The Dutch Surrender New Netherland
Get the facts on the only Dutch colony in mainland North America, which included present-day New York City.
The Fourth Of July, Brought To You By Belgium, Brazil And China
Why foreign direct investment is as American as apple pie. The Fourth of July is coming up. What could be more American than to pop a cold Budweiser, put a hot dog on the grill, slather it with Heinz ...
4th Of July: Nine Myths Debunked
Many stories of U.S. independence turn out to be more 4th of July fiction than fact—and "National Treasure" isn't the only culprit.
9 Things You May Not Know About The Declaration Of Independence
As people across the United States celebrate the nation’s birthday, explore nine surprising facts about the founding document adopted on July 4, 1776.
What A Toilet Shows About Life During The American Revolution
The finds from an 18th-century Philadelphia privy have researchers flush with excitement. This punchbowl, found in a privy pit behind an illegal tavern, celebrates the vessel Tryphena. In 1765, the sh...
9 Groundbreaking Early Submarines
The deep-sea submersibles and nuclear subs of today can trace their origins back to the 1500s. The world’s first “underwater boats” were little more than glorified diving bells powered by pedals and h...
The Fascinating History Behind 5 Of The Most Beloved Thanksgiving Day Traditions
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday that is filled with countless traditions that are widely shared by millions of Americans, but how much do you really know about the history behind some of the most common...
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...
Mysterious Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast
Artifacts on the wreck indicate it might date as far back as the late 1700s – the time of the American Revolution. In deep waters, a hundred miles off the coast of North Carolina coast, scientists hav...
History of Florida
The history of Florida can be traced back to when the first Native Americans began to inhabit the peninsula as early as 14,000 years ago. They left behind artifacts and archeological evidence. Written...
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History of California to 1899
Human history in California begins with indigenous Americans first arriving in California some 13,000-15,000 years ago. Exploration and settlement by Europeans along the coasts and in the inland valle...
History of California to 1899 - Wikipedia
History of New Mexico
Evidence from archaeologists conveys the existence of humans back to approximately 9200 BC. However, the history of New Mexico was not officially recorded until the arrival of the Conquistadors, who e...
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Spanish Texas
State of TexasSpanish Texas was one of the interior provinces of New Spain from 1690 until 1821. Although Spain claimed ownership of the territory, which comprised part of the modern-day U.S. state ...
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Mexican Texas
State of TexasMexican Texas is the name given by Texas history scholars to Texas during the period between 1821 and 1836, when Texas was an integral part of Mexico. The period began with Mexico's vic...
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French colonization of the Americas
The French colonization of the Americas began in the 16th century, and continued on into the following centuries as France established a colonial empire in the Western Hemisphere. France founded colon...
Dutch colonization of the Americas
Dutch trading posts and plantations in the Americas precede the much wider known colonization activities of the Dutch in Asia. When the first Dutch fort in Asia was built in 1600 (in present-day Indon...
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New Netherland
New Netherland (Dutch: Nieuw-Nederland, Latin: Nova Belgica or Novum Belgium) was a 17th-century colonial province of the Seven United Netherlands that was located on the East Coast of North America. ...
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Swedish colonization of the Americas
The Swedish colonization of the Americas included a 17th-century colony on the Delaware River in what is now Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, as well as two possessions in the Caribbe...
Russian colonization of the Americas
The Russian colonization of the Americas covers the period from 1732 to 1867, when the Russian Empire laid claim to northern Pacific Coast territories in the Americas. Russian colonial possessions in ...
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Russian Alaska
Russian America (Russian: Русская Америка, Russkaya Amerika) was the name of Russian colonial possessions in the Americas from 1733 to 1867. Settlements spanned parts of what are now the US states...
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British America
English America, and later British America, refers to the English, and later British territories in the Americas (including Bermuda), Central America, the Caribbean, and Guyana from 1607 to 1783. Form...
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Colony of Virginia
The Colony of Virginia (also known frequently as the Virginia Colony, the Province of Virginia, and occasionally as the Dominion and Colony of Virginia or Most Ancient Colloney and Dominion of Virgini...
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Province of Maryland
The Province of Maryland was an English and later British colony in North America that existed from 1632 until 1776, when it joined the other twelve of the Thirteen Colonies in rebellion against Great...
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