Author Archives: Amit Soni

Over-the-shoulder shot of hiker reading map on mountainside

Plan Your Own Expedition

Want to undertake your own expedition one day? The Royal Geographical Society was founded in 1830 and has supported many famous explorers, such as Sir Ernest Shackleton and Sir Edmund Hillary. Read these tips for planning a successful expedition. Then, explore the site for more information about this historic society.

Profile of a Native American wearing a feathered headdress

Indian Country Diaries: Pow Wow Culture

Pow wows are events in which Native Americans can express their cultural heritage through dance and foster a sense of community. Traditional pow wows have been around for hundreds of years, but a newer kind of intertribal event has become popular recently. Read about how the two forms coexist in today’s pow wow culture.

Annie Moore with immigrants celebrating and the Statue of Liberty behind her

Illegal Immigration Solutions – Pros and Cons: Historical Timeline

This timeline is organized into six time periods, each of which has excerpts and images from primary and secondary sources. Scan the entire timeline or choose to focus on one or two time periods for a more in-depth look at the history of immigration in the U.S.