The Crooked History of the American Mafia
The American Mafia in the days of the prohibition has been immortalized in many books and movies. But the factual history of the various organizations is something a bit different.
The Future of American Malls Isn’t Too Bright
Shopping malls have become a significant part of American history. The first mall in the U.S. was built in 1956, in Edina, Minnesota. By the 70s, mall culture made its way throughout the country. Unfortunately, according to recent reports, the future of American malls isn’t too bright.
This Stunning Performance Brings American History to Life
In this masterful performance, the outstanding opera singer, Rhiannon Giddens, pours the emotional weight of American history into a handful of traditional folk ballads. There's also one of her original songs to be enjoyed, which draws inspiration from Civil War-era slave narratives.
The Fascinating History Behind "Dances With Wolves"
It tells the story of a Union soldier and his dealings with a group of Lakota Native Americans. Was it based on fact? What was the history behind this great film? Discover it all in this video.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the American Revolution?
The American Revolution is one of the greatest struggles for freedom the world has ever seen. "No Taxation Without Representation!"
10 Things You Didn't Know Were Invented By Native Americans
The more we learn about the rich history and culture of various Native American tribes, the more it fascinates us. Initially, when the Europeans first discovered North America, they saw the indigenous people there mostly as primitives and savages.
15 Iconic American Buildings We Will Never See Again
From imposing mansions to gorgeous theaters, these buildings are a glorious reminder of great American architecture. Let's take a look at a few of them. See Also: These Are Some of the Most Stunning Architectural Creations 1.
History Can Be Ironic & These 12 Stories Prove Just That!
The life of an individual and history at large can truly take an unexpected and often ironic direction, and no one, not even the greatest rulers and minds in history are safe from it.
7 Must-Read Books That Will Get You Interested in History
As the title suggests, this book describes the events that led to the start of the American Revolution, also called the U.S. War of Independence.
These Native American Achievements Are Truly Outstanding!
Thousands of years before European women would begin the struggle for their own equality, Native American women already had equal rights to their men. In fact, it was Native American women who initially inspired European women to fight back against being second-class citizens. 2.
Joke: The Remarkable Native American
Many years ago, two cowboys come upon a Native American lying on his stomach with his ear to the ground. One of the cowboys stops and says to the other, "You see that Indian?" "Yeah," says the other cowboy. "Look," says the first one, "he's listening to the ground.
12 Typical American Things That Didn’t Originate in the US
Some of the greatest inventions in the history of humanity like skyscrapers, basketball, space shuttles, computers, and even potato chips have all been created in the United States, no doubt about it.
These Are Mistakes That Americans Make While On Vacation
As an American, I tend to think of myself as being privileged and very blessed for being born where I was born. With that being said, I also acknowledge that having such an attitude can sometimes hinder the way I perceive other countries and cultures.
These Beautiful American Portraits Are Instant Classics
Contemporary American artist Adrienne Stein discovered her love for painting and drawing early in life. This young (b. 1986) Pennsylvania native studied traditional European painting techniques and is inspired to bridge the past with the present by using old techniques with modern subjects.
QUIZ: Test Your Insight to the American Revolutionary War
If so, then you're bound to be able to totally ace a trivia quiz about the American Revolutionary War and the events leading up to it, right? It's time to find out! In which year did the first battles of the American Revolutionary War take place?
American Football Coach in England - Hilarious!
A hilarious video in which American football coach Lasso (actor Jason Sudeikis) has just arrived in England to coach the Premier League Tottenham Hotspur, and he's realizing it's football... just not as you know it. American Football Coach in England - Hilarious!
The Resurrection of This American Icon Is Soon Complete
Following their tour, the Memphis Belle and her crew returned to the US, where they would travel from city to city on a promotional drive in order to sell war bonds to finance the American war effort. She was consigned to the Altus Air Force Base on August 1 st , 1945, where she was to be scrapped.
Joke: The Native American Donkey
A famous anthropologist decides to visit a Native American tribe full of men disguised as a doctor so he can study them. At one point he feels he is accepted enough to ask: "How do you guys relieve your se*ual tension without many women around?”
QUIZ: Find Out Which Great American You Are In Spirit!
I\ve always known that I'm one of the truly great Americans in spirit, and this test affirmed what I believed all along! Take this fun and detailed test to determine which great American you really are: Test: Find Out Which Great American You Are In Spirit!
See the World of Native Americans at the Turn of the 1900s
This encounter sparked Curtis’ lifelong fascination with Native American cultures and tribes. He joined various expeditions to visit these tribes in remote areas of North America.
Spelling Quiz: Which Are American & Which Are British?
Is this word in American or British English? Is this word in American or British English? Is this word in American or British English? Is this word in American or British English? Is this word in American or British English? Is this word in American or British English?
QUIZ: What Kind of American Accent Do You Have?
More than that, it is also home to an incredible diversity of ethnicities, communal histories, and migrations. Indeed it is an incredible story, then, that our accents tell about us and where we come from and what our family history is.
Discover the Best of the American Midwest In This Guide
The American Midwest is often thought of as being barren, boring and generally not very interesting, but that notion couldn't be further from the truth.
Watch 50 Americans Speak In Their States’ Accents
There's more to American English than the southern, the New York and the New England accent. Watch these 50 people from different states speak in their own regional dialects and you'll hear all the magnificent diversity of speech right away. Can you hear all 50 of these accents?