Native-Americans and First Peoples Story Briefs

For thousands of years before Europeans colonized the "New World," the land belonged to others. Who were those individuals now-known as "First Peoples" or "Native Americans?" How did they live? Where are they now?

If you get in trouble with the king, go there, you will be safe. The goddess releases the wrath.

My story is about the Hawaiian Overthrow in Hawaii and how the throne was taken away from Queen Liliuokalani (the first and last queen of Hawaii). It ...

The story behind designing and building one of America's greatest civil-engineering accomplishments.

Learn how the Hawaiians honored the gods!

President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act of 1830 into law during that year. Later, in December, he addressed the Congress with reasons w...

Iolani palace is now very modern, Old, and had a very long history.

This image depicts a request from President Jefferson for westward exploration.

Kamehameha I - also known as Kamehameha the Great -went on to have a very successful reign before he died in 1819.

Kapu are sacred rules that the Hawaiian's thought of as a religion.

President Thomas Jefferson asked one of his key aides, twenty-eight-year-old Meriwether Lewis, to lead an expedition west - all the way to the "wester...

Despite dreadful conditions and too-few horses, Lewis & Clark reach the Great Falls on June 13, 1805. Sacagawea soon makes a remarkable discovery, lea...

As the Corps of Discovery pushed forward, into the heart of the Great Plains, the explorers saw "little toy dogs.

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