23MAR 2017
World War One Recruitment Posters

World War One Recruitment Posters

In 1914 Lord Kitchener introduced voluntary enlistment to expand the British forces. Professor Peter Simkins explains why and how this initiative so successfully recruited large numbers of men at the beginning of World War One. The rapid and unprecedented expansion of Britain’s land forces in 1914-1915 was a gigantic act of national improvisation which helped to create not only…

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22MAR 2017
After Second World War

After Second World War

Norwood Thomas with a photo of Joyce Morris at his home in Virginia Beach. Photograph: Bill Tiernan/AP A 93-year-old second world war veteran from the United States has been reunited with his wartime girlfriend in Australia after more than 70 years apart. Norwood Thomas and 88-year-old Joyce Morris laughed…
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21MAR 2017
When Did the American Civil War End

When Did the American Civil War End

Apprehension seems to exist among the people of the Southern States that by the accession of a Republican Administration, their property, and their peace, and personal security are to be endangered … Indeed, the most ample evidence to the contrary has all the while existed …I do but quote from one of…
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20MAR 2017
Louisiana Purchase Kids

Louisiana Purchase Kids

In her new book Bugged, Sarah Albee explores history through the lens of insects — including how they spread disease, how they influence conflicts, and how they can be a tasty snack. iStockphoto hide caption toggle caption iStockphoto How would a man in a suit of armor go to the bathroom? That inquiry…
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19MAR 2017
World War Two Movies

World War Two Movies

BEIJING — China is set to mix missiles with movies this week to celebrate defeating Japan in World War II. As well as a large-scale military parade through the streets of Beijing scheduled for Thursday, the country s state-run film archive has restored some 800 historical films to mark the 70th anniversary…

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18MAR 2017
Neil Armstrong for Kids moon landing

Neil Armstrong for Kids moon landing

Introduction Neil Armstrong was an American astronaut who became the first human to walk on the moon. At age 20, Armstrong served in the Korean War, where he flew 78 combat missions. He received an Air Medal and two Gold Stars. In 1955, he graduated from Purdue University with a degree in aeronautical…

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17MAR 2017
American History events

American History events

Occupy our front steps! Outside, North side, Constitution Avenue entrance Google Institute portraits of disability rights leaders of Kathy Martinez and Tia Nelis commemorate the 1990 “Capital Crawl” protest when activists put aside their wheelchairs and crutches and crawled up the steps of the US Capital to make a dramatic point. Smithsonian’s Festival ADA: 25 Years of Disability…

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16MAR 2017
Facts about the Declaration of Independence

Facts about the Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence is rich with history and is the founding document of the United States of America. There are many known facts about the Declaration of Independence and there many facts that are not so well known to us. The Declaration of Independence • The United States Declaration of Independence is an act of the Second Continental Congress. • The United States…

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15MAR 2017
Abraham Lincoln Weird Facts

Abraham Lincoln Weird Facts

Lincoln suffered depression and avoided carrying knives, fearing he would use it on himself. Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender. Lincoln s assassin was a famous actor and Lincoln himself was a fan of him. Abraham Lincoln s son, Robert, was saved from a train accident by Edwin Booth, brother of his father s killer, John Wilkes Booth. Lincoln was the first major leader in the…

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14MAR 2017
What was World War II About?

What was World War II About?

Approximately every three minutes a memory of World War II—its sights and sounds, its terrors and triumphs—disappears. Yielding to the inalterable process of aging, the men and women who fought and won the great conflict are now mostly in their 90s. They are dying quickly—at the rate of approximately 430 a day, according to US Veterans Administration figures. Honoring the 20th-century…

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