United States
epub |eng | 2010-11-12 | Author:Pratt, Mara L. [Pratt, Mara L.]

STOCKS AND PILLORY Such punishments would seem unchristian now, but they were very common in those days. The New England people were also very strict regarding the Sabbath. As soon ...
( Category: Colonial & Revolutionary June 7,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:Larry Dane Brimner

When rain began falling in San Diego, many people were caught unaware when normally dry washes became raging torrents of water. Many of San Diego’s backcountry bridges—including this railroad bridge—were ...
( Category: Weather August 25,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

Iris, Stanley, and their chicks on the nest. In late summer, osprey chicks begin to fly. You can see a blue leg band on this chick as it comes in ...
( Category: Oceans & Seas July 25,2016 )
epub |eng | 2011-02-01 | Author:Shirley Jackson [Jackson, Shirley]

The sensational aspects of the examination of Rebecca Nurse did much to overshadow the very brief examination which immediately followed hers. Dorcas Goode, daughter of Sarah Goode, was questioned for ...
( Category: State & Local May 13,2016 )
epub |eng | 2014-11-25 | Author:John Toland [Toland, John]

Gregory Boyington Early on the morning of February 7, Sandell took up a P-40 with a new tail assembly. He wanted to test it before anybody flew it into combat. ...
( Category: United States May 8,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-11-22 | Author:Teri Kanefield

A copy of one of Benjamin Franklin’s letters to Suzy, sent April 28, 1755. The idea evidently worked. Franklin got the word to the various townships and succeeded in gathering ...
( Category: Colonial & Revolutionary April 16,2016 )
epub |eng | 2014-08-31 | Author:Stephanie Bearce [Bearce, Stephanie]

Spy Training Name That Spy Having a fake identity is essential to being a spy. You need to create a new name, address, job, birthday, and even a fake family. ...
( Category: 1900s December 17,2015 )
epub |eng | 2012-10-29 | Author:Martin W. Sandler [Sandler, Martin W.]

As Bertholf would discover, traveling with such heavy loads, even over relatively unchallenging terrain, could present potential problems. By this time, Bertholf, while still hardly a veteran of the frozen ...
( Category: 1800s October 30,2015 )
epub |eng | | Author:Livia Bitton-Jackson

Chapter Thirteen I AM THE DOCTOR’S ASSISTANT On Sunday Alex is taking me to a performance of The King and I—my first Broadway show! For the occasion Mother sews a ...
( Category: 1900s October 11,2015 )
epub |eng | 2009-10-09 | Author:Michael J. Tougias

Bushy-browed WOCB newsman Ed Semprini had survived the grueling drive down snow-covered Route 28. The bad weather had not let up once during the twenty-one-mile trek from Hyannis to Chatham. ...
( Category: State & Local October 10,2015 )
epub |eng | 2015-07-17 | Author:Candace Fleming

REVOLUTIONARY MEMORABILIA Those who give up essential liberty to preserve a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty, nor safety. —BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, 1759 The War Before The dispute between England and ...
( Category: Colonial & Revolutionary July 22,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-07-19 | Author:Rob Staeger

The kayak was made by stretching sealskin over a frame pieced together with driftwood and antlers. The boat’s pilot would fit into a small hole that pressed tight against his ...
( Category: Native North & South Americans July 20,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-03-31 | Author:R. Kent Rasmussen [Rasmussen, R. Kent]

Flying Aces AS AERIAL combat grew more frequent, a new class of skilled fighter pilots developed. These were the elite pilots who squeezed every ounce of speed and maneuverability out ...
( Category: 1900s July 12,2015 )
epub |eng | 2010-12-02 | Author:Nathaniel Philbrick

◆ A chest reputed to have been brought aboard the Mayflower by William Brewster. About the same time as Robinson’s passing, a new settlement was started just to the north ...
( Category: Colonial & Revolutionary June 18,2015 )
epub |eng | 2011-01-03 | Author:Howard Zinn [Zinn, Howard]

The early part of the twentieth century was a low point for African Americans, with lynchings reported every week and murderous race riots in places like Brownsville, Texas, and Atlanta, ...
( Category: United States June 16,2015 )