Neatorama Posts Tagged "US history"
The Perfect Record: 19-0...

How did Harriet Tubman lead so many slave...  ...ers would inevitably attract more attention, she usually conducted runaways in groups of 12 to 15—th...  ...long the Combahee River in South Carolina. Tubman used an elaborate network of spies among the slave po...  ...rdquo; in railroad lingo.DON&r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/The-Perfect-Record-19-0/
The Battle of Gettysburg Interactive Map...

The Battle of Gettysburg took place 150 years ago, and is considered by many to be the turning point of the Civil War. By marrying the magic of cartography and technology, we can put ourselves in the places of General Ge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/03/The-Battle-of-Gettysburg-Interactive-Map/
Born on the 2nd of July...

The following is an article from Uncle John's 24-K...  ...om the American Revolution that you remember from history class: The Stamp Act? Eleven years earlier. The B...  ...ence. Adams was also correct in that the vote was usually considered the significant event, and the post-vo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/01/Born-on-the-2nd-of-July/
The Worst Parade to Ever Hit the Streets of Boston...

In Boston in 1774, tensions were building up that...  ...re also located. One of these fires may have been used to heat the stiff and sludgy pine tar (a distilla...  ...the crusades; it was also applied to the effigies used during Pope Night; several Boston loyalists befor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/The-Worst-Parade-to-Ever-Hit-the-Streets-of-Boston/
Lynching Map, 1900-1931...

The Tuskegee Institute began to keep statistics on repotted lynchings in the United States under the direction of Booker T. Washington (between 1881 and 1915), and continued through 1961.In 1959, Tuskegee defined its par...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/11/Lynching-Map-1900-1931/
The Vice Presidents That History Forgot

Writer Tony Horwitz visited the Quayle Vice Presid...  ...d as his running mate. The VP museum, which once used the advertising motto “Second to One,&rdquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/30/the-vice-presidents-that-history-forgot/
The Momentus Project: Illustrations of Defining Moments in U.S. History

The Momentus Project is a collabor...  ...ze the most defining moments in the United States History . This one above by Chris DeLorenzo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/29/the-momentus-project-illustrations-of-defining-moments-in-u-s-history/
Can You Name the Vice-Presidents?...

There have been 47 people to hold the office of vice-president of the United States so far. How many can you name in ten minutes? That's the challenge in today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. I guessed I'd probably...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/25/can-you-name-the-vice-presidents/
The Battle of Ft. Sumter...

On April 12th, 1861, 150 years ago today, the...  ...861, 150 years ago today, the first battle of the US Civil War was fought at Ft. Sumter, in Charleston...  ...been seceding from the union for months, but the US still maintained coastal forts. During the four...  ...ated, promising the seceding states that h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/12/the-battle-of-ft-sumter/
How Arlington National Cemetery Came to Be...

What is now Arlington National Cemetery was once the home of Robert E. Lee and his wife, Mary. Mary Lee dreaded the thought of abandoning Arlington, the 1,100-acre estate she had inherited from her father, George Washin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/31/how-arlington-national-cemetery-came-to-be/




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