For centuries, hundreds of sailors braved the dangers of the arctic in an attempt to find a waterway through the North American continent.
Twist in Time
A look at the amusing incidents of history by retired teacher Bill Coate, originator of the Madera Method.
As a result of the SpanishAmerican War in 1898, the United States gained possession of the Philippines and made it a territory.
The celebration of George Washington’s birthday is almost as old as the nation itself.
William Harvey Carney was born in Norfolk, Va., in 1840 and attended a school for blacks which was conducted secretly by a local minister.
Mary Ann Walker was the daughter of a British locksmith and his wife, Caroline. At the time of her birth on Aug.