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- Famous African-Americans of the Revolutionary War
Important names from the Civil War Era and the Civil Rights Movement are common knowledge: Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Malcom X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Less famous are the slaves and free blacks that stood up in the middle of the 18th century who paved the way for the rest of history.
- How Well Do You Know Your Pearl Harbor Facts? Take This Quiz and Find Out
Think you know your World War II history? What about the battle that brought the United States into the war? Prove you're an expert by mastering this Pearl Harbor quiz.
- Study Guide for Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have a Dream" Speech
I have a dream that all my students will understand Martin Luther King Jr's brilliant use of figurative language. Study up on all the similes and metaphors used in his historic speech.
- The US Constitution: Articles, Amendments, and the Bill of Rights
Need a primer as you begin to study the US Constitution? Bright Hub Education can help! Below you will find a collection of articles about the Constitution — all geared toward kids.
- All About Alexander the Great
Who was Alexander the Great? A question that's not easy to answer. Alexander was loved by some, hated by others, and feared by many. This lesson covers key facts about Alexander the Great. Introduce this enigmatic character to your class.
- Let Freedom Ring! Studying an American Timeline
Are you looking to brush up on your American history knowledge? What was the Revolutionary War? What did the Civil War do to change our country's way of thinking? Some of these topics are addressed in this guide along with other historical events and people detailing how America was born and raised.
- Bountiful Beginnings: What Is a Cornucopia?
More commonly known as the Horn of Plenty, is a cornucopia really a horn? What is it filled with--plenty of what? As the Greek legend goes, this "horn" comes originally from that of a goat. Learn how it has been transformed into a fall table decoration over the years. What does it represent today?
- A Collection of Homework Tips to Help You Study the Middle Ages
The Black Death and the Feudal society are two important characteristics of the Middle Ages. When studying that period it's also important to include areas such as art, architecture and music. Many do not understand that the culture of music was a common aspect of everyday life as well as working
- Civil War Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the War Between the States
Do you know your Civil War history? Take this quiz to find out what you know about the War Between the States. You will probably learn a few new facts.
- What Caused the Decline of the Roman Empire?
During the AD 200s, Germanic tribes successfully attacked the Roman Empire, which was already on the decline. But why? Political unrest, inflation, and a stream of incompetent emperors are cited as causes.
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