American History is discovered in compelling articles that span the Colonial Era until 5 minutes ago! See Spanish, French, British, Dutch and Swiss Colonies become one nation. This fresh journey traces the nation’s birth on the Eastern Seaboard to its early 19th century childhood and political development. Follow its adolescence when the Civil War threatened her existence. See westward expansion spurred by "Manifest Destiny". Study the 20th Century adult years when the promising young ideals of freedom were severely tested. Watch 21st Century America influence the world and see if this "greatest experiment in government" continues to be the brightest beacon of freedom. This is your safe heaven to discuss social and economic issues and yes, even religion and politics!
Topic covers 19th century America, west of the Rocky Mountains. Events, personalities, and the growth of towns from this colorful time will be described.
The Great American Plains is and was truly the heart of the American West, so saddle your pony or hitch old Dan to the buckboard and ride along for a grand adventure...
Coverage of American social, cultural, and political history through stories about the people and events of this incredible era, from the crash on Wall Street ..