General History

Old Photos: Young Bill Clinton Meeting President John F Kennedy

Teenage Bill Clinton Shakes Hands with President John F. Kennedy

More than five decades ago, on July 24, 1963, a young Bill Clinton shook hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden of the White House. Clinton was a 16-year-old young man attending the American Legion Boys Nation program. …

January 27, 2018 / by / in ,
How the Super Bowl Got Started

History of the Super Bowl

Every February Americans gather to celebrate the National Football League’s championship game. Some gather just for the food or the alcohol, while others are genuinely excited to cheer their team to a win (or loss), and others still are simply excited to be a part of the party atmosphere. If you’ve been living under a rock, the game is called the Super Bowl and it’s a big thing. In fact, it is not just a thing, it is THE thing. …

January 26, 2018 / by / in ,
Civil War Photos – Part 1 (20 Historical Photos)

Civil War Photos – Part 1

Photography was still a relatively new technology during the American Civil War, but war correspondents managed to capture thousands of riveting photos throughout the conflict. These graphic images brought the front line of the war straight to the people of the United States and the entire world….

January 5, 2018 / 1 Comment / by / in ,
Bonnie and Clyde – The Real Story

Bonnie and Clyde – Their History, Romance & Unlikely Success

“Bonnie and Clyde” – Clyde Champion Barrow and Bonnie Parker – were shot to death by officers in a well-orchestrated ambush near Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana on May 23, 1934…

December 30, 2017 / 1 Comment / by / in
Top 10 Unsolved Murders in America

Top 10 Unsolved Murders in American History

Although there are many unsolved crimes and mysteries in America and throughout the world, we have chosen this list as the Top 10 Unsolved Murders in America. You will not find crimes like the death of Lizzie Borden’s parents or Nichole Smith and Ronald Goldman because, whether you agree or not, our justice system has officially either closed those type cases or found the suspects not-guilty of those crimes…

December 2, 2017 / 2 Comments / by / in , ,
The Story Behind ‘American Gothic’

Iconic Painting – American Gothic

American Gothic is an iconic American painting by artist Grant Wood. Originally created in 1930, the painting is in a collection at the Art Institute of Chicago. Inspiration for the painting is said to have been derived from Wood choosing what is known as the American Gothic House…

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