President Kennedy Delivers Final Speech, 55 Years After His Death

On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jaqueline were on a state visit to Dallas, Texas. Kennedy was on his way to a lunch at the Dallas Trade Mart when he was assassinated on Elm Street by Lee Harvey Oswald. The text of the speech he was due to give there [...]


Was Ulysses S. Grant a bad President?

Ulysses S. Grant was undoubtedly a great General and horseman. At the age of 5 he could stand on the back of a horse and was training them by the age of 9.  He served in the Mexican War and afterwards bounced around between jobs. His own brother hired him as a store clerk but [...]

7 colourised historic photos

It's always nice when we look back at photos that have been taken throughout history. It's even nicer when we see those historic photos in colour, after seeing them in black and white for so long. In this article i will be sharing 7 of my favourite colourised historic photos. 1. Steel Mill this is [...]


Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator

Abraham Lincoln is one of if not the most popular president of all time. He abolished slavery, lead the country through a civil war, and has left his mark on American History. A few months ago, I brought you the story of Theodore Roosevelt. Now, we take a look at the life of America's 16th [...]


The Bones of Amelia Earhart?

In 1937 American pilot Emilia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan went missing over the Pacific Ocean. Now a scientist is 99% sure the bones that were found belong to Amelia Earhart. In an attempt to fly around the world, Earhart and Noonan had been flying around Papua New Guina and Howland Island. Earhart was [...]


The Kennedy Assassination Attempt of 1960

President John F. Kennedy is one of America's most popular presidents and almost everyone has heard the story about how Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated Kennedy in Dallas, Texas in 1963. But what most people don't know is that there was an attempt on Kennedy's life 3 years before his assassination in 1960. In the fall [...]


The Confederate States of America (1861 – 1865)

When Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860, he probably never thought he would have a civil war on his hands less than a year later. But that is exactly what happened when the southern states of America banded together and founded The Confederate States of America, or The Confederacy as it's better known. The [...]