Famous Historical Topics & Events

Famous Historical Topics & Events

Famous Historical Topics & Events Chapters

South Carolina History Standard 8-5.5 Compare Industrial development in South Carolina to the rest of the United States

South Carolina History Standard 8-5.4 Summarize the policies and actions of South Carolina's political leadership implementing discriminatory laws tha...

South Carolina History Standard 8-5.3 Successes and Failures of Reconstruction in South Carolina

South Carolina History Standard 8-5.2 Describe the economic impact of Reconstruction on South Carolina in each of the various social classes

South Carolina History Standard 8-5.1 The impact of Reconstruction, Industrialization, and Progressivism

Famous Historical Topics & Events Story Briefs

Eyewitnesses saw a plane land at Mili Atoll, in the Marshall Islands, during July of 1937. The country issued postage stamps, in 1987, depicting four ...

Eyewitnesses saw a plane land on Mili Atoll in July of 1937. Could it have been Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan?

An American Marine found a briefcase on Saipan containing nothing but information regarding Amelia Earhart. Was it her briefcase? If so, how did it ge...

Does a photo, maintained at the U.S. National Archives, depict Amelia Earhart after her disappearance on July 2, 1937?

The Temple of Artemis (Diana), at Ephesus, went through many different versions. One of the last versions became a Wonder of the Ancient World.

Famous Historical Topics & Events Learning Tasks

Cite Textual Evidence to Support Analysis

Cite Textual Evidence to Support Analysis

Cite Textual Evidence to Support Analysis

Cite Textual Evidence to Support Analysis

Cite Textual Evidence to Support Analysis

Famous Historical Topics & Events Audios

During America's Civil War, one of the country's most-famous writers penned a poem about ... the Revolutionary War.

On the 8th of December, 1941 - the day after Pearl Harbor was bombed - Americans received their up-to-date news from the radio.

Churchill tried repeatedly to convince FDR to enter the war.

Winston Churchill became Prime Minister on the 10th of May, 1940.

On the 4th of June, 1940, Winston Churchill addressed Parliament.

Famous Historical Topics & Events Audio Narrations

What are the factors leading to Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo on June 18, 1815?

It's June 13, 1935 and Jim Braddock - a 10 to 1 underdog - stuns boxing fans everywhere when he defeats the reigning champion, Max Baer.

Making her point by breaking bottles of alcoholic beverages, Carry Nation becomes a temperance leader.

Margaret Mitchell named Scarlett O'Hara after looking through books of Irish literature.

Spencer West has never let his loss of legs slow-down his life.

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