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 is The OLDEST American Motorcycle Company
Ace Motor - 1919 Source This company, founded in 1919 by American engineer William G. Henderson, operated smoothly until 1924. They specialized in large luxury four-cylinder motorcycles.
American Homes Changed SO Much In the Past 400 Years!
After all, the United States has a long and varied architectural history - one that we attempt to explore in brief right here. The American Home Shield created a series of renders that showcase the history of the American home.
The Life and Works of Walt Whitman, an American Symbol
Poet Walt Whitman is a canonic figure in the history of American Poetry. He was an innovator in every fiber of his existence and very much ahead of his time.
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!"
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.
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.
Weird Culinary History: Great Depression Era Edition
Our fascination with history isn't limited to the Prehistoric Era or the Middle Ages. Modern history also piques our curiosity, especially when it comes to American history. In this video, we're revisiting the culinary bout of the Great Depression.
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.
Vintage Pics Show a Fascinating Period in American History
The significance of this passage was monumental as it gave a chance to countless Italian, Jewish, Hungarian, Greek, Guadeloupean, and Russian families to start a fresh life as American citizens.
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.
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.
Who Are the Americans That Live in North Korea?
Considering this and the fact that North Korea has no American embassy and is technically at war with the US, one would be surprised to learn that about 200 Americans currently live in the Hermit Kingdom. Who are they and how did they get there? Find out in the video below.
Native American Wisdom - 21 Powerful Proverbs & Quotes
Native Americans have a long and rich history. Also called American Indians, indigenous Americans, or aboriginal Americans, the first people from the ingenious tribes are believed to have arrived in the Americas at around 12,000 BC.
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 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.
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!
The American Quiz: How Well Do You Know America?
It’s that time of year again, and to celebrate 243 of American independence, we bring you the ultimate American trivia quiz ! And while all questions will be about American facts and history, you needn’t be a US citizen in order to answer them.
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?