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 [...]

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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 [...]

Who was the real P.T Barnum?

Christmas is over, the New Year has come, the mad hysteria is at an end. After the chaos of another Christmas, we can finally return to normal. Starting with the return of Profiles in History! Today we are going to look at the man Hugh Jackman brought to life on the big screen, P.T Barnum. [...]

Theodore Roosevelt: The Bull Moose that changed America

He was a bull moose, a rough rider, a boxer, a politician, a Colonel, rancher, a hunter, police commissioner, Governor and President of the United States. Theodore Roosevelt is arguably the best President America has ever seen and whether you liked him or not, there's no denying that he changed America with brash and bold [...]

JFK: Road to Camelot

Never before has man had such capacity to control his own environment, to end thirst and hunger, to conquer poverty and disease, to banish illiteracy and massive human misery. We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world In 1960 the United States of America voted [...]

The Dark Side of The Kennedy Administration

John F. Kennedy is one of the most popular U.S. Presidents and ever since his assassination in Dallas in 1963, conspiracy theorists everywhere have tried to understand what happened and why it happened. For 54 years conspiracy theorists have thought the U.S. Government have covered up the events of the assassination. On Thursday, October 26th [...]