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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 haven to discuss social and economic issues and yes, even religion and politics!

The Birth of Mother’s Day

Every year, we honor our mothers with flowers and gifts on the second Sunday of May. Here is the history of a time-honored tradition. In...

The History of Mother’s Day

Whether you get your Mom flowers, chocolates or a card wishing her a happy day, what was the catalyst that got this holiday started? Hallmark...

History Of The Easter Traditions

When preparing for the Easter celebration, do you know what some Easter traditions symbolize? It's more than just fluffy bunnies and brightly colored eggs. Every...

Easter: American Style

After the Civil War, Americans were devastated by the bloodshed and the sense of loss. They looked to their religion and the New Testament...

Gagarin and Shepard: Man Enters Space

In April and May, 1961, the Soviet Union and the United States sent men into space for the first time. A prestige-laden theatre of...

All About April Fool’s Day

April Fool's Day is Traditionally a Harmless Day to Celebrate All Things Goofy. But Just How Did This Day Come About and What Are...

Importance of Women’s History Month

Courageous women across cultures and ages have had a powerful and positive impact on American culture and success since the country began. March is celebrated...

Why Women’s History Month Is Still Relevant

Since the United States of America was founded, women have made courageous and positive contributions to the national landscape. 2010 marks the 30th year that...

Evacuation Day – Real Holiday or Excuse to Drink Green Beer?

Most people are familiar with St. Patrick’s Day: leprechauns, shamrocks, parades, and of course, green beer. But few outside the city of Boston are...

Go Green and Avoid the Pinch: Was This St. Patrick’s Vision?

St. Patrick’s Day. St. Patty’s Day. St. Patty O’s Day. Whatever name you call it, one thing is for sure: it hardly reflects the...
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