President Andrew Jackson was known as “Old Hickory.” He was as tough as nails, and when he set out to do something, it was usually accomplished.
Twist in Time
A look at the amusing incidents of history by retired teacher Bill Coate, originator of the Madera Method.
Gen. George S. Patton is one of the most enigmatic figures in the history of the United States military. He was deeply religious yet egregiously profane.
It appears as if this year’s election campaigning is going to get a bit rough. With the heavily financed negative advertisements, just about anything is fair game.
For almost 100 years, Americans have been in love with Baby Ruth candy bars.
The United States was ablaze with fury. An unthinkable conspiracy had unfolded; cowardly killers had struck! People braced for the worst, including germ warfare and poisoned water supplies.
The name of Francis Asbury has been indelibly imprinted on the pages of United States history, and so has that of one of his proteges.
Victoria Woodhull was known throughout the United States in the 19th century as an independent woman. She charted her own course, oblivious to the social mores of the day.