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Presidential Election - 2000 - Bush vs Gore
The presidential election of 2000 was the cause of much uproar and consternation. It was so close and the recounts, especially in Florida, led to lawsuits and more. Ultimately, George W. Bush was declared the winner over Al Gore.

Description of Salutary Neglect
Description of 'Salutary' Neglect as forwarded by Sir Robert Walpole.

Text of the 15th Amendment to the US Constitution
The 15th amendment. American History.

Biography and Significance of Lord Baltimore
Both Lord Baltimores, first George and then Cecil Calvert, were the founders of the Maryland colony. They founded it as a place of religious tolerance. The Calverts were Catholics which resulted in their insistence of the separation of church and state and religious tolerance in the colony. Learn more about Lord Baltimore with this biographical sketch.

10 Things to Know About Andrew Johnson
Here are ten key things to know about Andrew Johnson and his time as president.

10 Things to Know About Millard Fillmore
Here are ten key facts to know about the thirteenth president, Millard Fillmore.

Did Jesse James Really Die in 1882?
Many rumors have arisen over the years about whether Jesse James was actually killed in 1882. This article examines these rumors.

The Prosecution of Clay Shaw
Learn about Clay Shaw, the only man prosecuted in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Civil War Siege of Vicksburg Outcome, Significance
Want the fast facts about the Siege of Vicksburg? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.

Sherman’s March to the Sea in the Civil War
Want the fast facts about Sherman’s March to the Sea? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.

Definition of Majority Opinion for the Supreme Court
What is the majority opinion for the US Supreme Court? What is its significance?

Historic Profile of the Democratic Party
The Democratic Party is one of the two major parties in the United States today. This profile looks at the origin, history, and major events of the Democratic Party.

Who Selects the Supreme Court Justices?
Who selects the Supreme Court justices? What method is used to first select and then confirm them to the United States Supreme Court?

Bill of Rights
What are the Bill of Rights? Find out in this Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) about the Constitution.

Gibbons v. Ogden - Historic Court Cases and Implications
Gibbons v. Ogden was a historic court case that established the supremacy of the federal government over state's rights. The case gave the federal government the power to regulate interstate commerce.

Court Case of Dred Scott v. Stanford
Scott v. Stanford was a historic court case that impacted the condition of slavery. The court case struck down the Missouri Compromise and the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

The Presidents of the United States (Numbers 41-44)
Biographical fast facts about United States Presidents 41 - 44, from George H. W. Bush to Barack Obama including Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

Currency Act of 1764 - Introduction and Text
Read the text of the Currency Act of 1764, the which banned the use of paper money as legal tender in all colonies.

Fast Facts About Gerald Ford - 38th President
Biographical fast facts about Gerald Ford, the thirty-eighth president of the United States.

Thaddeus Lowe and Civil War Balloons
Learn about the fascinating world of balloon reconnaissance during the American Civil War.

Union and Confederate Leaders
Learn more about those who led the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War. Men such as Lincoln and Davis wholed their governments during this harrowing time for this land.

Ironclads and the American Civil War
This article takes a fascinating look at the ironclads that fought during the American Civil War.

Spies in the Civil War
Find out about the fascinating world of spies on both sides of the American Civil War.

The Plot to Kill Jefferson Davis
Learn about the secret plot to kill Jefferson Davis in 1864 with the capture of the Dahlgren Papers.

Jefferson Davis and the CSA
Take a look at Jefferson Davis' time as president of the Confederate States of America.

Development of American Literature 1815-1860
Learn about the development of American literature between 1815 and 1860 from Washington Irving to Harriet Beecher Stowe

Early Development of the US Court System
This article takes a look at the development of the United States Courts in the early years of the country.

John Marshall - Profile of John Marshall
Here is a profile of John Marshall, the fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court responsible for deciding numerous key cases. Learn more about John Marshall with this profile.

Samuel de Champlain
Samuel de Champlain was a French explorer who founded Quebec City. Learn more about this famous explorer with this profile.

AP US History Exam
The AP US History exam is one of the most popular and more challenging advanced placement exams administered by the College Board. These resources are meant to help students better prepare for taking the AP US History exam.

Ulysses S. Grant - The Early Year
This article looks at the early years of Ulysses S. Grant up until the beginning of the Civil War and the Battle of Belmont.

Virginia During the Civil War
Learn about Virginia and its role as part of the Confederacy during the American Civil War.

The Importance of River Travel and the Civil War
Control of river travel in the South was extremely important during the Civil War. Learn how the North gained control of this key waterway.

Florida During the Civil War
Learn all about the Civil War battles that occurred in Florida during the American Civil War.

James Longstreet - Confederate Brigadier General
Longstreet was one of the best generals in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Learn more with this look at him.

Grant and Sherman
Learn about the friendship that grew during the Civil War between Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman.

Prosecuted War Criminals During the American Civil War
Learn about key prosecuted war criminals during the American Civil War.

Prisoner of War Treatment and the American Civil War - POWs
How were prisoners of war treated during the Civil War? Learn about military prisoners and their treatment by both the North and the South.

Civil War Prisoner Exchanges and the Dix-Hill Cartel
Rules around captured soldier and prisoner exchange during the Civil War is quite fascinating. Read this article to learn more.

Rock Island Prison - Union Prison During American Civil War
Learn about Rock Island Prison, the Union equivalent of Andersonville Prison during the American Civil War.

10 Things to Know About Lyndon Johnson
Learn ten important things that you should know about Lyndon Johnson, the thirty-sixth president of the United States.

Five Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories
Here are five major theories about who may have been behind President Kennedy's assassination.

Ten Facts to Know About Richard Nixon
These ten key facts about Richard Nixon can help you learn more about the man who was the thirty-seventh president of the United States.

HSCA and the Probable Conspiracy to Kill John F. Kennedy
The House of Representatives Select Committee on Assassinations investigated John F. Kennedy's assassination and came to some striking conclusions.

George Washington's Fabled Honesty - The Cherry Tree Story
This faq asks for about George Washington and whether he chopped down the cherry tree.

Top 10 Things to Know About Calvin Coolidge
Learn about the key facts that you need to know about Calvin Coolidge, the thirtieth president of the United States.

The Monroe Doctrine - Key Foreign Policy Program
What is the Monroe Doctrine? Learn about this key US foreign policy doctrine instituted when James Monroe was president.

Seven Inconsistencies and Misleading Facts About the Kennedy Assassination
Wonder why so many people think that the Kennedy Assassination was a conspiracy? Much of the reason lies in the inconsistencies and misleading facts.

Top 10 Things to Know About Gerald Ford
Learn about Gerald Ford and his time as president with these top 10 key facts.

The John Peter Zenger Trial
The Zenger trial helped set the idea of freedom of the press. Learn more about John Peter Zenger and his famous trial.

Single Bullet Theory - Kennedy Assassination
What was the single bullet theory? Learn all about this controversial theory connected with John F. Kennedy's assassination.

The Warren Commission and Its Findings
Learn about the creation and findings of the Warren Commission which investigated John F. Kennedy's assassination.

Top 10 Things to Know About Bill Clinton
Read all about the key events in Bill Clinton's life and time as president of the United States with this top 10 list.

The St. Louis Gateway Arch
Learn key facts about the St. Louis Arch, the Gateway to the West.

What is the 26th U.S Amendment? (Text)
The 26th amendment was in many ways was a reaction to the Vietnam War. Read the text of this important amendment.

What is the Ninth Amendment? (Text)
The 9th amendment. American History.

Chinese-Americans and the Transcontinental Railroad
Chinese immigrants had a huge impact on the history of the west in America. They were instrumental in the completion of the railroads, despite intense discrimination from fellow workers and bosses.

U.S. Civil War Battle of Okolona
A battle between Union and Confederate forces in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, on February 22, 1864, which resulted in a Confederate victory.

What Is the Role of the Chief Justice?
The Chief Justice, as head of the United States Supreme Court, presides over the court during all private and public conferences and sessions

Concurring Opinion - Definition
What is a concurring opinion for the US Supreme Court? What is its significance?

Definition of Manifest Destiny
Manifest Destiny was the drive of Americans to claim the continent from Atlantic to Pacific.

Lincoln's Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction
The text and context of Abraham Lincoln's Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, which he issued on December 8, 1863.

History of the Federalist Political Party
The Federalist Party was one of the first two political parties in the United States. Learn more about the Federalist Party through this profile.

Full Text of the 24th Amendment to the US Constitution
The 24th amendment made poll taxes illegal for all federal elections. Read the text and learn more about the 24th amendment to the US Constitution.

Who Were the Members on the First Supreme Court?
Who was on the first United States Supreme Court? Check out this faq for the answer.

Who Was the Only President to Serve on Supreme Court?
Who was the only president to serve on the Supreme Court? This article answers this questions and provides further details about his time on the court..

23rd Amendment - Text
The 23rd amendment gave the District of Columbia presidential electors so that individuals who lived there could vote for president and vice-president. Read the text and learn more about the 23rd amendment.

Text of the 16th Amendment to the US Constitution
The 16th amendment allows the Congress to levy an income tax. Read the text of the amendment here.

Which President Issued the Most Presidential Vetoes?
Which president vetoed the most bills? Find out who had the most presidential vetoes.

Court Case of Tinker v Des Moines 1969
Tinker v Des Moines was a Supreme Court decision that decided what forms of speech would be allowed in a school setting. It specifically dealt with students who wore black armbands to school to protest the Vietnam War.

Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg
Want the fast facts about the Battle of Fredericksburg? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.

Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima Press Release
Here is President Harry Truman's press release for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. It was released on August 6, 1945.

Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima - Press Release
Here is the second page of President Harry Truman's press release for the atomic bomb at Hiroshima. It was released on August 6, 1945. Page 2.

Treaty of Paris (End of American Revolution) - Text
Read the text of the Treaty of Paris. This treaty officially ended the American Revolutionary War on September 3, 1783.

Treaty of Paris - Articles 3-10 of the Treaty of Paris
Read the text of the Treaty of Paris. This treaty officially ended the American Revolutionary War on September 3, 1783. Page 2.

Information on the Civil War Battle of Galveston
Want the fast facts about the Battle of Galveston? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.

The Thirteen Colonies - Key Facts and Years Founded
A bulleted list of the thirteen colonies. The list includes colony name, year founded, and the founders of each of the colonies.

New Hampshire Colony - Significant Events
Founded in 1623 by John Mason, New Hampshire was a planned colony.

10 Things to Know About Dwight Eisenhower
Learn ten important things that you should know about World War II hero Dwight Eisenhower who was elected the thirty-fourth president of the United States.

10 Things to Know About Harry Truman
Learn ten important things that you should know about Harry Truman, the thirty-third president of the United States.

Top 10 Things to Know About George W. Bush
Learn all about George W. Bush and his time as the forty-third president of the United States with these ten key facts.

Top 10 Things to Know About Grover Cleveland
Learn more about Grover Cleveland with these ten key facts from his life and presidency.

Top 10 Things to Know About Benjamin Harrison
Learn ten key facts about Benjamin Harrison, the twenty-third president of the United States.

Top 10 Things to Know About Chester A. Arthur
Learn the key facts that you need to know about Chester Arthur, the twenty-first president of the United States.

10 Things to Know About Jimmy Carter
Learn all about Jimmy Carter with these ten key facts.

Question - Oldest President of the United States
Who was the oldest person to serve as president of the United States? Read this FAQ to find out the answer.

First Ladies | Chart of the First Ladies and Presidents of the United States
This informative chart gives quick reference information on the First Ladies along with interesting facts about each first lady.

Burial Places of the Presidents of the United States
Want to find out where a US President was buried? This lists all the presidents that have passed away with their burial sites.

The First African-American Supreme Court Justice
What was the first African-American Supreme Court justice? Read this faq to find out.

Acting Presidents During American Wars
Find out who was president during each of the major US wars.

American Reaction to the French Revolution
The French Revolution occurred a few short years after the United States was created. This article takes a look at how America dealt with the Revolution at a time when it was still young.

American West
The History of the American West, Lewis & Clark, Little Big Horn, the Native lands, and much more, from your Mining Company Guide

King William's War
Learn about King William's War between England and France and its effects on the American colonies.

Proclamation of 1763
The Proclamation of 1763 caused much discontent amongst many colonists beginning a spiral that would one day lead to open rebellion. Read more.

The Second Great Awakening - Summary of the Second Great Awakening
Learn about the Second Great Awakening including key figures and events.

Hernando Cortez
Hernando Cortez was the Spanish Conquistador that defeated the Aztec Empire of Mexico in 1521.

19th Amendment - Text of the 19th Amendment
The 19th amendment gave women the right to vote. Read the text of the amendment and learn more.

20th Amendment - Text of the 20th Amendment
The 20th amendment establishes the dates on which federal offices begin and end. Read the text of the Lame Duck Amendment.

Supreme Court - US Supreme Court Basics
What is the US Supreme Court? What does it do? This article looks at the basics of the US Supreme Court.

Find a Date in American History
Want to learn what happened on a particular day in America's past. Check out our today in American history feature. You can use this page to get to any day.

Quotes from Franklin Pierce
Check out these quotes from Franklin Pierce, the fourteenth president of the United States.

Presidential Quotes for Speeches
Use these quotes by former presidents to create effective speeches.

27th Amendment - Text of the 27th Amendment
The 27th amendment was originally proposed in 1789 but not ratified until 1992.

18th Amendment - Text of the 18th Amendment
The 18th amendment established prohibition. Read the text of the amendment here.

4th Amendment - Text of the 4th Amendment
The 4th amendment protects US citizens against unreasonable search and seizure. Read the text of this amendment here.

5th Amendment - Text of the 5th Amendment
The 5th amendment to the US Constitution protects the right to due process along with additional rights. Learn more and read the text of the amendment here.

6th Amendment - Text of the 6th Amendment
The 6th amendment protects many trial rights including a right to a speedy and public trial. Read the text of the 6th amendment.

8th Amendment - Text of the 8th Amendment
The 8th amendment protects against excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment. Read the text of this amendment here.

American History Timelines
Use these American History Timelines to find the key events that happened in America's past.

20th Century in American History
The sites that convey the essence of this century. Wars, bombs, and more, at breakneck speed.

Robert E Lee - General Robert E Lee
Robert E. Lee was the leading general of the Confederacy. He was a brilliant strategist and made the southern war effort legitimate despite overwhelming odds.

African-American Places
Places such as Rosewood, Princeton, Portsmouth, the Schomburg Museum and others reminders of the great legacy of African-Americans.

Civil War Battles That Begin With the Letters F
Civil War Battles That Begin With the Letters F

Civil War Battles That Begin With the Letters G-K
Civil War Battles That Begin With the Letters G-K

American History Terms and Definitions
Here is a growing collection of terms and their definitions that are useful to know when studying American History.

Documents of American History - United States Documents
Documents are some of the most important primary sources of history. Read the actual texts of the documents that have shaped American History.

Fun and Games
Fun quizzes, puzzles, and other things to enhance the enjoyment of learning American History. Help Paul Revere evade the British, or take Douglas Linder's exceptional Supreme Court quiz. Test your knowledge, learn, and have fun...all at once!

Today in American History
Want to know what happened today or any day in America's history? Check out this Today in American History feature. It gives births, deaths, and events from the United States' past.

Historical Disasters - Disasters of History
Read the stories and see the images of the terrible tragedies that are part of America's past. Find information on the Hindenburg, the San Francisco Earthquake and the Challenger explosion among other disasters.

United States Monuments - American Monuments
Discover and visit the awesome monuments throughout the United States and the world that commemorate important events in American History.

Scandals in American History - United States Scandals
Many scandals have rocked the United States throughout its history. Learn more about each of these events that have shaped American History.

Traitors in American History
Learn about the traitors throughout America's history from the Revolutionary War to the present.

Libraries and Museums
Learn about some of the more interesting collections of America's artifacts.

Spanish American War - War With Spain
This brief conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States arose out of Spanish policies in Cuba. However, many claim that yellow journalism was at least partially to blame with their pro-rebel sentiments and the way they dealt with the sinking of the Maine.

Korean War - The Forgotten War in Korea
The Korean War has been called the forgotten war because of its placement between the glory of World War II and the agony caused by the Vietnam War. Read about the people, places and events that deserved to be remembered.

Terrorism in America's Past and Present
The newest enemy that Americans face daily is the faceless terrorist. Learn more about terrorism in America's past history and the role of the United States in the global struggle against terrorists especially since September 11th.

Vietnam War - War Against Communism in Vietnam
Vietnam was a war that brought great pain to many Americans. Some would consider it to be an unnecessary war. Discover its history and understand why it is an integral part of American History.

Americana
Symbols of America's such as circuses, Uncle Sam, Liberty Trees, and the flag.

Arts and Entertainment
Whether it is singing, acting, dancing, writing, paining or otherwise, these performers and areas of arts and entertainment expand our enjoyment of the arts.

Holidays
The history behind our nation's celebrations.

Persian Gulf Wars
In 1991, America was involved in a war with Iraq over the seizure of land in Kuwait. This is considered the first high-tech war in which America was involved. Read about the background, events and outcomes of this and the second Persian Gulf War.

Sports
From the Yankees to Basketball to those who played the games in this country; this section pays homage to that

Fifty States and Washington DC
Learn about the history of each of the fifty states and the capitol of the United States, Washington, D.C.

American Territories
Learn more about the American territories including Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.

Age of Andrew Jackson - Jacksonian Democracy - Jacksonian Era
The Jacksonian Era was a time of great political upheaval in American History. Learn about the events that would lead to more party involvement and a greater democratic sense.

American History by Century
Learn about the major events in each century in America's past.

African American History
The very rich history of the infinite contributions and contributors made to this country from African-Americans.

Civil Rights Movement in America - United States Civil Rights Movement
Read about the people, places and events that shaped the modern United States Civil Rights movement. The Brown decision heralded the beginning of the movement. However, many more struggles had to be endured before seeing a real change in the American landscape.

United States Aviation History
Learn more about he people, places, and events of United States Aviation History including famous aviators from and aviation of the present.

Hispanic-American History
Hispanics have always played major roles in building this country and making it a better place. This section includes many sites on the Mexican-American War, as well as a great site on Cesar Chavez.

Immigration and the United States - Four Periods of Immigration to America
America has often been called the land of immigrants. In fact, there have been four major periods of immigration in America's history from the colonial period to today. Read about the laws and effects of immigration through these resources.

Inventors & Inventions
The inventions and their inventors that made America what it is today.

Money and the Economy in America - Economic History
The health of America's economy has had a huge impact on the history of the United States. Learn more about the economic cycles, panics, the gold standard, and other issues that have shaped American history.

Social Movements and History
Discover the fascinating history behind the social movements that have shaped the American way of life. Learn more about topics such as Women's History, African-American History, and the Civil Rights Movement.

US State Facts - US Territory Facts
Investigate the history of the fifty states and the territories that comprise the United States.

Places of the Old West
Explore the many places that make the West so rich in history and beauty.

Military and Law in the Old West
The west was not called 'wild' for nothing. Find out how the military and the lawmen tried to make it safe for settlers.

Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 - Section 5
Section five of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Page 2.

Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 - Sections 6-7
Here is the text of sections 6 and 7 of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Page 3.

Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 - Sections 8-9
Here is the text of sections 8 and 9 from the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Page 4.

Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 - Section 10
Here is the text of section 10 from the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Page 5.

Civil War Documents Images and other sites
The documents, images, and other interesting things of the most devastating war in our nation's history, it split us apart, and in the end, made us a nation.

Free Civil War Games - Online and Downloadable Free Civil War Games
The Civil War is a fascinating period in American History. Many excellent games have been created to help you recreate the battles and overall experience of the war. Here we will look at free civil war games that you can find online.

Least Presidential Vetoes - President With the Least Presidential Vetoes
Which president vetoed the least bills? Find out who had the least presidential vetoes.

Abraham Lincoln - Sixteenth President of the United States
Here is an image of Abraham Lincoln along with information about his life and presidency. Page 16.

Franklin Pierce - Fourteenth President of the United States
Here is an image of Franklin Pierce along with information about his life and presidency. Page 14.

Rutherford B Hayes - Nineteenth President of the United States
Here is an image of Rutherford B Hayes along with information about his life and presidency. Page 19.

Zachary Taylor - Twelfth President of the United States
Here is an image of Zachary Taylor along with information about his life and presidency. Page 12.

Andrew Jackson - Seventh President of the United States
Here is the official White House portrait of Andrew Jackson. Page 7.

Andrew Johnson - Seventeenth President of the United States
Here is an image of Andrew Johnson, the 17th president of the United States. Page 17.

James K Polk - Eleventh President of the United States
Here is an image of James K. Polk, 11th president of the United States. Page 10.

John Quincy Adams - Sixth President of the United States
Here is an image of John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States, along with information about his life and presidency. Page 6.

John Tyler - Tenth President of the United States
Here is an image of John Tyler, the tenth president of the United States, along with information about his life and presidency. Page 9.

Martin Van Buren - Eighth President of the United States
Here is an image of Martin Van Buren along with additional information about his life and presidency. Page 8.

Thomas Jefferson - Image of Thomas Jefferson
Image of Thomas Jefferson by Charles Wilson Peale, 1791 with information about the third president. Page 3.

William Henry Harrison - Ninth President of the United States
Here is an image of William Henry Harrison, the ninth president of the United States along with information about his life and presidency. Page 11.

African-American Contrabands During the Civil War - Contrabands and the Civil War
Image of African-Americans who were set free by the North were called 'contrabands' because they were viewed by the South as property. Page 9.

African-American Military Band - Colored Infantry and the Civil War
Image of the Virginia Band of 107th US Colored Infantry. November, 1865. Page 6.

African-American Soldiers - Colored Infantry and the Civil War
Image of Company E, 4th US Colored Infantry. Shown armed with rifles at Fort Lincoln. Page 5.

African-American Army Cook - Colored Infantry and the Civil War
Image of an African-American army cook during the American Civil War. Page 8.

African-Americans Fleeing Slavery by Fording the Rappahannock in Virginia - Slavery and the Civil War
This images shows African-Americans fleeing from Virginia after the 2nd Battle of Bull Run. They are seen crossing the Rappahannock River. August, 1862. Page 4.

Resting African-American Soldiers - Colored Infantry and the Civil War
Image of African-American soldiers resting at Aiken's Landing, Virginia.1864. Page 7.

African-American Refugees on a Boat - Slavery and the Civil War
This image shows African-American refugees on a barge which contains their household belongings.1865. Page 3.

African-American Workers Unloading Ships - Slavery and the Civil War
Image of African-Americans unloading ships at City Point, Virginia. Page 10.

Slaves Preparing Cotton for a Gin - Image of Slavery and the Civil War
This images shows seven African-Americans preparing cotton for a gin in South Carolina.1862. Page 2.

Allan Pinkerton - Head of US Military Intelligence During Civil War
Image of Allan Pinkerton, Head of Military Intelligence of the United States Government. Page 10.

Gideon Welles - Secretary of the Navy of the United States Government
Image of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy of the United States Government. Page 8.

Salmon P Chase - Secretary of the Treasury of the United States Government During the Civil War
Salmon P Chase - Secretary of the Treasury of the United States Government During the Civil War. Page 7.

Question - What was George Washington's attitude towards slavery
This faq asks about George Washington's attitude towards slavery.

Samuel Adams | American Patriot Samuel Adams
Profile of Samuel Adams. Samuel Adams was a leader in the revolutionary war movement in Massachusetts and one of America's founding fathers. This profile looks at his life and accomplishments.

Battle of Cold Harbor - Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor
Want the fast facts about the Battle of Cold Harbor? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.

Battle of Selma - Civil War Battle of Selma
Want the fast facts about the Battle of Selma? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.

Alabama Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Alabama? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Alabama, and key events in state history.

Colorado Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Colorado? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Colorado, and key events in state history.

Missouri Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Missouri? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Missouri, and key events in state history.

Nevada Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Nevada? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Nevada, and key events in state history.

Connecticut Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Connecticut? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Connecticut, and key events in state history.

Delaware Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Delaware? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Delaware, and key events in state history.

Hawaii Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Hawaii? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Hawaii, and key events in state history.

Tennessee Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Tennessee? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Tennessee, and key events in state history.

Texas Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Texas? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Texas, and key events in state history.

Virginia Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Virginia? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Virginia, and key events in state history.

New Mexico Fast Facts
Want to learn more about New Mexico? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from New Mexico, and key events in state history.

North Dakota Fast Facts
Want to learn more about North Dakota? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from North Dakota, and key events in state history.

Rhode Island Fast Facts
Want to learn more about Rhode Island? These fast facts provide information about its admission to the union, its state symbols, important people from Rhode Island, and key events in state history.

First Permanent Settlement in America
What was the first permanent settlement in America? Find out with this FAQ.

Who Was the First Woman on the Supreme Court - First Woman Justice
Who was the first woman to become a justice on the United States Supreme Court? Read this faq to find out the answer.

Longest Serving Senators - Who were the Longest Serving Senators
Who were the longest serving Senators? The names and service years of the top ten longest serving Senators.

Anti-Federalists
Who were the chief anti-federalists? Find out in this Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) about the Constitution.

Methods for Amending the Constitution
What methods are allowed for amending the Constitution? Find out in this Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) about the Constitution.

Auction and Negro Sales Building - Image of Slave Trade in Atlanta
This image shows a building located on Whitehall Street in Atlanta, Georgia that was used for the slave trade.

Civil War Pictures - Photographs of African-Americans During the Civil War
Civil War pictures of African-Americans during the American Civil War.

Jefferson Davis - President of the Confederate States of America During the Civil War
Jefferson Davis - President of the Confederate States of America During the Civil War

George Washington, First President of the United States
Here is an image of George Washington, the first president of the United States.

Definition of Abolition
Abolition was the movement to end slavery in America.

Biography of Peter Minuit
Peter Minuit was a Dutch colonizer in North America. Learn more about Peter Minuit with this biographical sketch.

Wars in American History
Learn about the major wars that occurred in American History.

Robert M T Hunter - Secretary of State of the Confederate States of America During the Civil War
Robert M.T. Hunter, Secretary of State of the Confederate States of America During the Civil War

Stephen R Mallory - Secretary of the Navy of the Confederate States of American During the Civil War
Stephen R Mallory - Secretary of the Navy of the Confederate States of American During the Civil War

Alexander Stephens - Vice President of the Confederate States of America During the Civil War
Alexander Stephens - Vice President of the Confederate States of America During the Civil War

Jefferson Davis - President of the Confederate States of America During the Civil War
Jefferson Davis - President of the Confederate States of America During the Civil War

John H Regan - Postmaster-General of the Confederate States of American During the Civil War
John H Regan - Postmaster-General of the Confederate States of American During the Civil War

US Constitution - History and Features of the US Constitution
Learn about the US Constitution through frequently asked questions, little known facts, the text of the US constitution and more.