American History

Delve into the rich and captivating history of America, from its founding to modern times. Discover fascinating facts, stories, and events that shaped the nation we know today.
Ranking American Revolution Films and Television - Journal of the American Revolution Films, Art, Revolutionaries, American Colonists, American, America, Patriots, Patriot, God Bless America

Given movies and television are the great American art form, the American Revolution has been poorly served by filmmakers. Though it was one of the most significant political upheavals in history, both mediums have largely ignored the nation’s founding. Those productions that have appeared have been, well, let’s be polite and say inconsistent. Yet in […]

This is one of the most recognizable photos in history of our country. Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, just about every kid in this country knows this or should know this. People, Astronomy, War, Cold War, Man On The Moon, Cold War Lessons, Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Moon Landing Photos

Historians have offered vastly different interpretations of the origins of the Cold War over the past 5 decades. Few historical events have been subject to such an array of revisionist and neo-revisionist accounts. In this lesson, students enter the fray through exploring a variety of documents highlighting various issues and perspectives that led to the Cold War and address the question: Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War, the United States or the Soviet Union? [All files…

Marietjie Swanepoel
History, Civil War Photos, American History, American Civil War, Norte, Historical Art, Revolutionary War, Rms Titanic, Civil Wars

The American Civil War, waged from 1861 to 1865, is remembered on this date. Before and during the Civil War, the North and South differed greatly on economic issues. The war was about slavery, but primarily about its economic consequences. The northern elite wanted economic expansion that would change the southern (slave-holding) way of life. The southern states saw Abraham Lincoln and the Republicans making enormous changes to their way of life using free slave labor. Southerners believed…

Hugues Richer

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