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The colorful personalities of famous people come alive to share their shortcomings, passions and achievements. Cross the boundaries imposed by time and space, and come face to face with your favorite (and not so favorite) historical figures. Relive the life and times of famous men like Winston Churchill and not so famous heroes such as the Civil War hero Sam Davis. about politicians that became military heroes, like Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Thrill in the escapades of Criminals like Dick Turpin and the murderer, Rev John Selby Watson. It's all here, plus much more, just click on the links below and board your own time machine.

The Story of the Trung Sisters: Undaunted Courage

On February 6, 40 A.D., Trung Trac stood before her troops in full military regalia. She rallied 30,000 soldiers that had gathered at the...

The Story of the Trung Sisters: A Leader Is Made

The Trung sisters are national heroines in VietNam, with many statues and temples in their honor. This is the story of how they became...

The Life of Sojourner Truth: Ain’t I A Woman? Part 3

A summary of Sojourner Truth’s character and contributions. The singular character of Sojourner Truth was one of determination, religious fervor and an immovable faith. She...

The Life of Sojourner Truth: Ain’t I A Woman? Part 2

An accounting of Sojourner’s struggles immediately following hr emancipation. Isabelle returned to Van Wagener’s abode on the condition that he pay her a sum of...

The Life of Sojourner Truth: Ain’t I A Woman? Part 1

The early life of the abolitionist and women’s rights advocate, Sojourner Truth. She presented an imposing figure, standing upon the raised dais. All towering six...

Eye of Dawn : The Story of Mata Hari, Part 2

The conclusion of my Mata Hari article. It describes her rise to fame and discusses the controversy surrounding her death. “My dance is a sacred...

Eye of Dawn : The Story of Mata Hari, Part 1

This is the first in a two part expose of the much maligned Mata Hari, a woman far ahead of her time in staking...

The Most Notorious Criminals of all Time

There are criminals who are remembered only during their lifetime, and then there are those who live in infamy. The 18th century pirate Blackbeard...

Rabin’s Definitive Legacy

So we begin, with two different episodes from Rabin's life, two episodes that show him in two completely different lights. One as the decisive...

The Rise of the Red Baron

Many people think of the legend behind the man via cartoons and popular myths. But, who is the Red Baron? Where does the legend...

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Franklin Roosevelt's proclamation of Thanksgiving on the third Thursday of November sparked controversy. It was well within his right, however; but Congress regulated it. In...

The Tradition of Thanksgiving

Upon researching, one would be surprised at the disparity of facts surrounding our traditional Thanksgiving celebration and the early Thanksgivings recorded in History. Today families...

An American Thanksgiving Timeline

Originally, Thanksgiving day in America was set by presidential proclamation. A joint congressional resolution in 1941 settled on the 4th Thursday in November. Those intrepid...