Read nine interesting, yet not-so-well-known stories about the people, places, and events surrounding one of America’s most important founding documents.
Source: The Washington Post
View powerful photos and learn the life story of a Jewish Holocaust survivor and resistance fighter.
Source: National Women's History Museum
Read about how six-year-old Ruby Bridges advanced the civil rights cause when she became the first Black student to integrate a southern elementary school.
Source: Mental Floss
Read about the controversy surrounding Matthew Henson’s claim as the first person to reach the North Pole.
Learn about how the legend of Paul Bunyan began and how it continued to grow over the years.
Muhammad was the first female Muslim-American to win an Olympic medal. Read about her life and career in this article.
Read this overview of the Spanish American War and watch the related video about Theodore Roosevelt’s role in it.
Go back in time to explore the hiding place of Anne Frank on this website. With background information on the people, places, and things that happened, as well as an interactive 3D model of the secret annex, this site provides a truly immersive experience.
Before he was a Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall argued the Brown v. Board of Education case, achieving an end to legal school segregation.
Read about how ancient Greek medicine inspired many modern practices.