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The Wisky: USS Wisconsin (BB-64)

The Wisky: USS Wisconsin (BB-64)

USS Wisconsin (BB-64) was an Iowa-class battleship that entered service in 1944 and fought in the later campaigns of World War II as well as the Korean and Gulf Wars.......[Read More]
Discover the Original Title for the Peanuts Cartoon Strip

Discover the Original Title for the Peanuts Cartoon Strip

The very first Peanuts comic strip, written by Charles M. Schulz, appeared in seven newspapers on October 2, 1950.......[Read More]
Mexican-American War: War in the West

Mexican-American War: War in the West

An overview of operations in far west during the Mexican-American War.......[Read More]
Notes on Book IX

Notes on Book IX

Notes on Book IX......[Read More]
Hercules: The Basic Facts of the Major Greek Legendary Hero

Hercules: The Basic Facts of the Major Greek Legendary Hero

Hercules is such a popular figure from Greek mythology that you have undoubtedly heard of him or seen him in movies or on the television. If you want to know the basic facts and events of his life, here is the basic information the media uses to portray the demigod.......[Read More]
Battle of New Berne

Battle of New Berne

Want the fast facts about the Battle of New Berne? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.......[Read More]
A Profile of Andrew Johnson

A Profile of Andrew Johnson

Learn more about the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson. This biography describes his early childhood through his career before the presidency to his time as president and his retirement.......[Read More]
Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson: First African-American woman to practice medicine in Alabama

Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson: First African-American woman to practice medicine in Alabama

Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson was the first woman of any race to pass the Alabama State Medical Examination. She later became the founder of Tuskegee University's Nurses' School and Hospital. She is the eldest daughter of AME bishop Benjamin Tucker Tanner and sister to famed artist, Henry Os......[Read More]
How Qin Shi Huang Became China's First Emperor

How Qin Shi Huang Became China's First Emperor

Qin Shi Huang was the first emperor of a unified China. He is famous for the terracotta army that is buried with him, as well as for beginning construction on the Great Wall of China.......[Read More]
Dracula - Between myth and reality

Dracula - Between myth and reality

Dracula is a legend about Vlad the Impaler from Romania.......[Read More]
Today in American History - July 25

Today in American History - July 25

Learn what happened today - July 25th - in American History.......[Read More]
Some Occasionally Used Meters of Greek and Latin Poetry

Some Occasionally Used Meters of Greek and Latin Poetry

Glyconic, Alcaic, Sapphic, and Asclepeadean meters of Greek and Latin poetry.......[Read More]
Learn about the Life of St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland

Learn about the Life of St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland

Patron Saint of Ireland St. Patrick and the Legends.......[Read More]
Peplus

Peplus

A peplus was a Greek woman's garment hanging in folds and usually richly embroidered. Most famous one adorned the statue of Athena in the Parthenon.......[Read More]
Names Fit for a King

Names Fit for a King

Discover some of the most powerful names in history. This is an overview of the names from the most powerful Kings and rulers in history.......[Read More]
Saint Gelasius I

Saint Gelasius I

Biography of Gelasius I, who is recorded as having come from Roman North Africa, was pope from 492 CE to 496 CE.......[Read More]
This Day in African History: 26 May

This Day in African History: 26 May

A chronicle of events in African history on 26 May......[Read More]
American Revolution: Battle of Fort Washington

American Revolution: Battle of Fort Washington

The Battle of Fort Washington was fought November 16, 1776, during the American Revolution. Having defeated the Americans at White Plains, the British returned to Manhattan and attacked Fort Washington. Winning the Battle of Fort Washington, the British forced the entire garrison to surrender.......[Read More]
What Was the Ho Chi Minh Trail?

What Was the Ho Chi Minh Trail?

The Ho Chi Minh Trail served as a vital supply line for communist forces during the Vietnam War. Learn more about this famous supply route here.......[Read More]
Today in American History - October 24

Today in American History - October 24

Learn what happened today - October 24th - in American History.......[Read More]