the compromise of 1850 was one of the most important events that led up to the Civil War. Learn key information about the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 — why Congress passed the Compromise, what it meant for slaves, and how it contributed to the end of slavery.
When is the Summer Solstice and how is it celebrated? Read about the history of the holiday, when it is, and why it was important to ancient peoples — and then learn how to celebrate it yourself!
Learn about the difference between physical properties and chemical properties, and then apply this knowledge to the element calcium. Find out how calcium occurs in nature, and learn which elements react with calcium and what kinds of compounds they form.