One of the first black women slaves to be set free in the USA.
Pictures and historical information about Uncle Sam, an American legend based on an actual person.
Dr. William Beaumont (1785-1853) was the U.S. Army surgeon who researched the physiology of human digestion, working with a patient who had a hole in his stomach.
Detailed overview of McKean's life and career - includes a biography, contributions to PA, DE, and the U.S., a chronology of his political offices, his genealogy, and writings.
How the vision of entrepreneur Carl Fisher created America's premier vacation destination - Miami Beach.
A biographical site about the founder of the Hershey Chocolate Company. Timeline, short biography, and links.
The story of Boston Corbett, the soldier who shot and killed John Wilkes Booth.
An account of the life of an entrepreneur, who rose from the cotton fields of the South to become a successful self-made American businesswoman. [Created by her great-great-granddaughter, A'Lelia Bundles.]
Free teleplay about the US Presidential election of 1876 and Samuel Tilden, who won the popular vote but lost the electoral college vote.
Article on three people who changed the electoral landscape in America: Andrew Jackson, Lucretia Coffin Mott, and Carrie Chapman Catt.