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Remembering Pearl Harbor and Raising USS Arizona Through Virtual Reality

Ever since the Gettysburg National Battlefield Museum introduced its beloved electric map in 1939, the museum world has sought to engage future …

A New Deal for the Arts

During the depths of the Great Depression of the 1930s and into the early years of World War II, the Federal government supported the arts in …

The Great Depression and WWII Teacher Resources - American Memory Timeline- Classroom Presentation | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

The widespread prosperity of the 1920s ended abruptly with the stock market crash in October 1929 and the great economic depression that followed. …

Flappers

46d. Flappers<p>More than any other illustrator, John Held Jr.'s comic art captured the style and exuberant tenor of the "Decade that Roared."<p>The battle …

Short Hair

Leisure Activities

People of the 1920s played a lot of sports. They danced different dances that were made. These dances were racy compared to the dances that were from …

Babe Ruth

The Battle of Vimy Ridge

The Battle of Vimy Ridge, 9-12 April 1917<p><b>Tim Cook</b><br>Many historians and writers consider the Canadian victory at Vimy a defining moment for Canada, when …

World War I in Photos: Soldiers and Civilians

When looking through thousands of images of World War I, some of the more striking photos are not of technological wonders or battle-scarred landscapes, but of the human beings caught up in the chaos. The soldiers were men, young and old, and the opportunity to look into their faces and see the …

The Panama Canal expansion and its impact on world trade

Hawaii cites tourism fears in lawsuit over travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's white sand beaches, towering volcanoes and relaxing tropical vistas attract millions of visitors annually from around the …

A Day Without a Woman: Six historic times women went on strike to fight sexism and racism

Women have always been at the forefront of radical political and social change.<p>International Women's Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of …

Women Workers Rising

<i>The AFT helped rally a large crowd of people for Women Workers Rising on March 8, an event held on International Women’s Day and the Day Without a</i> …

How much did the Louisiana Purchase actually cost?

It’s a familiar chapter in our history, part of the triumphant narrative of westward expansion: In 1803, the United States bought a massive chunk of …

Mississippi River

The First Transcontinental Railroad

Despite the publicity for the "last spike", the American rail network did not yet actually run to either coast. In August 1870 the final connection …

One Hundred and Three Years Ago Today, Henry Ford Introduced the Assembly Line: His Workers Hated It

Forget the Model T—Ford’s real innovation was the moving assembly line. It didn’t just usher in the age of the car; it changed work forever.<p>He first …

Federal Immigration Officials Arrested 100 People, and Angelenos Aren’t Having It - Los Angeles Magazine

Local lawyers say more than 100 people were arrested by federal immigration authorities on Thursday, leading some to wonder if President Trump’s …

Immigration

Lincoln Defines America

A century and a half ago today, Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated for a second term as President of the United States. He then took the podium and gave …

War

Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction

Emerging Parties of the Civil War-<br>A few of the emerging parties were the Whigs, the Radical Republicans, the Democrats, Anti-Masons, Free Soils, …