A state of war was declared by Congress to have existed since April 21, 1898, the day of the blockade.
On April 14, 1828, an arduous undertaking was completed, one which would impact the way the American people would write, speak, and even think for years to come. It took over twenty years to finish, but at last Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language was brought to publication. Why Webster Compiled a Dictionary What […]
On April 7, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower put into words the theory that would define U.S. policy decisions for the next two decades: falling domino.
Built in 1889, the Eiffel Tower has become synonymous with Paris. Unit study resources including notebooking pages.
Fanny Crosby, born March 24, 1820, was one of the most prolific hymnists the world has ever known. Unit resources.
Satellite unit study. Project Vanguard tested the launch capabilities of a three-stage launch vehicle as well as the effects of the environment on a satellite.
A unit study on telephones. The first telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1875.
Mt. Rushmore unit study. Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission was authorized on March 3, 1925. Activities, lessons, and resources.
February 24, 1582, Pope Gregory XIII decreed the Gregorian Calendar the official calendar, correcting errors in the Julian calendar.
The Suez Canal has a wide and varied history beginning with a Pharaoh of Egypt (1874 BC) digging a canal connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea. Unit resources.
On February 10, 1775, writer Charles Lamb was born. Although best known for his essays, he sought to make Shakespeare accessible to children.
Horace Greeley was born on this date, February 3, in 1811 and is credited with the phrase. A look at Westward Expansion.