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.
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...
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...
West Coast Spanish History - YouTube
Aug 24, 2011 ... A short documentary of the Spanish's legacy on the northwest coast of North America. Visit http://saturnaheritage.ca to learn more.
Colonial government in America
The structure of the English colonial governments in North America shared many attributes. While each of the Thirteen Colonies, destined to become the United States, had its own unique history and dev...
New Sweden
New Sweden (Swedish: Nya Sverige, Finnish: Uusi Ruotsi, Latin: Nova Svecia) was a Swedish colony along the lower reaches of Delaware River in North America from 1638 to 1655 in the present-day...
New Sweden - Wikipedia
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Spanish: Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias) is an account written by the Spanish Dominican friar Bartolomé de las Casas in 1542 (...
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies - Wikipedia
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.
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...
Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse
Jean François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse ([ʒɑ̃ fʁɑ̃swa də ɡalop kɔ̃t də lapeʁuːz]; variant spelling of his name comte "de La Pérouse"; 23 August 1741 – 1788?) was a French Navy officer and explorer...
Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse - Wikipedia
Mexican Inquisition
The Mexican Inquisition was an extension of the Spanish Inquisition into the New World. The Spanish Conquest of Mexico was not only a political event for the Spanish, but a religious event as well. In...
Mexican Inquisition - Wikipedia
Oneida Carry
The Oneida Carry was an important link in the main 18th century trade route between the Atlantic seaboard of North America and interior of the continent. From Schenectady, near Albany, New York on the...
Oneida Carry - Wikipedia
American colonial architecture
American colonial architecture includes several building design styles associated with the colonial period of the United States, including First Period English (late-medieval), French Colonial, Spanis...
American colonial architecture - Wikipedia
Historic regions of the United States
This is a list of historic regions of the United States.
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Historic regions of the United States - Wikipedia
King William's War
King William's War (1688–97, also known as the Second Indian War, Father Baudoin's War, Castin's War, or the First Intercontinental War in French) was the North American theater of the Nine Years' War...
King William's War - Wikipedia
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...
Dutch colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia