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    • Prohibition Era Timeline Created: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The Prohibition Era was a time of strife and upheaval for many. While the 18th amendment took away the right of individuals to drink alcohol, its success was short lived. This timeline takes a look...
    • 25th Amendment Created: Monday, March 28, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      This amendment was ratified on February 10, 1967. Its purpose was to clarify presidential succession in case of death, resignation, or disability." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...
    • 22nd Amendment Created: Friday, April 01, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      This amendment was passed by Congress on February 27, 1951. It limited the number of terms anyone could serve as president to two." itemprop="description">...
    • Dissenting Opinion Created: Monday, August 03, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      What is a dissenting opinion for the US Supreme Court? What is its significance?
    • King Philip's War Created: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      An outbreak of violence that occurred between 1675 and 1678 in the New England colonies was called King Philip's War. Find out more about this war with this article from About.com's Guide to Americ...
    • Salutary Neglect Created: Monday, February 02, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Description of 'Salutary' Neglect as forwarded by Sir Robert Walpole.
    • South Carolina Colony Created: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Learn more about the South Carolina colony.
    • Chester A Arthur - Twenty-first President of the United States Created: Saturday, July 29, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Learn more about the 21st president of the United States, Chester A Arthur. This biography describes his early childhood through his career before the presidency to his time as president and his re...
    • Franklin Pierce - Fourteenth President of the United States Created: Friday, July 21, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Learn more about the 14th president of the United States, Franklin Pierce. This biography describes his early childhood through his career before the presidency to his time as president and his ret...
    • Benjamin Harrison Fast Facts Created: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Biographical fast facts about Benjamin Harrison, the twenty-third president of the United States." itemprop="description"> Thursday, September 04, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Biographical fast facts about James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States." itemprop="description"> Friday, July 21, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Learn more about the 13th president of the United States, Millard Fillmore, with this biography from About.com Guide Martin Kelly.
    • Jimmy Carter - Thirty-ninth President of the United States Created: Saturday, July 29, 2006 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Learn more about the 39th president of the United States, Jimmy Carter. This biography describes his early childhood through his career before the presidency to his time as president and his retire...
    • Rutherford B. Hayes - Nineteenth President of the United States Created: Saturday, July 29, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Learn more about the 19th president of the United States, Rutherford B. Hayes. This biography describes his early childhood through his career before the presidency to his time as president and his...
    • Grover Cleveland - Twenty-Second and Twenty-Fourth President Created: Saturday, July 29, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Learn more about the 22nd and 24th president of the United States, Grover Cleveland. This biography describes his early childhood through his career before the presidency to his time as president and his retirement.
    • Pennsylvania Colony Created: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Learn more about the Pennsylvania colony.
    • Delaware Colony Created: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Learn more about the Delaware colony which was founded in 1638.
    • Did George Washington chop down a cherry tree and tell his father the truth? Created: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      This faq asks for about George Washington and whether he chopped down the cherry tree.
    • George Washington Quotes Created: Sunday, February 22, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Check out these quotes by George Washington, the first president of the United States.
    • Key Compromises of the Constitutional Convention Created: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The founding fathers worked together at the Constitutional Convention to create the US Constitution by agreeing to a number of compromises. Following is a list of the major compromises that helped ...
    • Abraham Lincoln Assassination Conspiracies Created: Sunday, May 21, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Numerous conspiracies surround the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Find information about each of the major conspiracies and an analysis of their plausibility. First look at the facts of the assa...
    • Colonial Governments of the Thirteen Colonies Created: Sunday, November 27, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Learn about the nature of colonial governments in the thirteen colonies.
    • Columbus Day Created: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
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    • Timeline of Exploration - 1492 - 1585 Created: Monday, September 26, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Here is a timeline that shows the exploration of North America by Europeans between 1492 and 1600." itemprop="description"> Friday, October 24, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The term social contract refers to the belief that government should be a contract between the people and the governing body. Learn more about this idea of the social contract and how it affected the founding of the United States with this glossary entry.
    • The Sundance Kid Created: Monday, February 19, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
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    • Top 5 Causes of World War 1 Created: Saturday, September 08, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Here are the the top events that led to World War 1.
    • Top 10 Most Influential First Ladies Created: Friday, September 26, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Who were the ten most influential first ladies in American History? Which wives of the presidents had the largest impact or made the most changes to the position of first lady? This top ten list hi...
    • 14th Amendment Summary Created: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Learn more about the effects of the fourteenth amendment through this 14th amendment summary. It answers the question: what is the fourteenth amendment." itemprop="descript't3'" --> itemprop="descr...
    • Whose Faces are on Mount Rushmore? Created: Monday, August 04, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Whose faces are on Mount Rushmore? Read this FAQ to find out the answer.
    • 10 Key Facts to Know About George Washington Created: Saturday, December 31, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      George Washington was much more than the first president. Here are ten key facts to know about George Washington.
    • Causes of the American Revolution Created: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      What caused the American Revolution? This article examines the colonial mindset and the actual events that led to the Revolutionary War.

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