20 Most Stylish Olympic Athletes of All Time
With the countdown closing in on the 2012 Summer Olympics, the combined sense of anticipation and nostalgia has us looking forward to those athletes we'll see compete in London and reminiscing of legends past. From champions of the court to titans of the track - not to mention a few princesses that rule the rink - these Olympians have proven worthy of gold in sport as well as style. See who scored in the top twenty most fashionable sportsmen and women of Team USA. By Sarah Lindig More…
Alice Paul inducted into NJ hall of fame alongside historic nemesis Woodrow Wilson
For most of the 20th century, women's suffrage leader Alice Paul was sidelined in history books in favor of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The Declaration of Independence Study Guide | Course Hero
This study guide and infographic for Thomas Jefferson's The Declaration of Independence offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.
first black world champ 1899. Marshall "Major" Taylor (1878-1932) was the first African-American cyclist to achieve the level of world champion (1899) and only the second black man to win a world championship in any sport
Unbossed and Unbought! Shirley Chisholm_ The Brooklyn-born politician who beccame the first black woman elected to Congress is being honored with her very own postage stamp.
The Salem Witch Trials [infographic] | OUPblog
The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?
The 75 Most Important Women of the Past 75 Years
In tribute we, and a few notable friends, have put together this highly subjective timeline of badass U.S. barrier-breakers who changed the world for all of us, starting back then and going all the way up to now.
Joseph Winters was important to the safety of people who live in cities. On May 7, 1878, the fire escape ladder was patented by Joseph Winters. Joseph Winters invented a wagon-mounted fire escape ladder for theJoseph Winters was important to the safety of people who live in cities. On May 7, 1878, the fire escape ladder was patented by Joseph Winters. Joseph Winters invented a wagon-mounted fire escape ladder for the city of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Joseph Winters was born in 1816 in…
The Civil War Parlor
Richard D. Dunphy, Formerly Coal Heaver Of U.S. Navy In Uniform, S. Masury, photographic artist, 289 Washington St., Boston. Photograph shows identified former sailor with amputated arms, who served...