Remember D-Day – did you know?

Remember D-Day – did you know?

Let’s celebrate D-Day today. Seventy-eight years ago, the Battle of Normandy occurred from June to August 1944 during World War II (1939-1945). Did you know? It ended in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s authority The fight, codenamed Operation Overlord, began on D-Day, June 6, 1944 On this day, 156,000 American, British, […]

World Peace

World Peace

Let’s take a step back into history for a moment. When have we in the United States or in other parts of the world been divided and later united? Remember the Great Depression from 1929-1939? It was one of the greatest economic downturns in American and European history. Remember the American Revolution (1775-1783)? Remember the […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take another look at “The Civil War.” It continued with the use of new kinds of technology and the different ideologies between the southern and northern states. There was a faction within the Democratic party known as the “War Democrats”. They supported slavery […]

Columbus Day – Did you know?

Columbus Day – Did you know?

What is Columbus Day? Let’s review history today. Christopher Columbus is an early Italian explorer that discovered America for Spain in 1492. Did you know? Columbus Day is a federal holiday in the United States Columbus Day celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492 This day also helps […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Welcome back to History in 3 Minutes Podcast. Today we are going to digress and take a look at the topic called “Language”. A language is a symbol system Each language is made up of sounds, gestures, characters, and letters For example, the gesture of a smile is made by flexing the muscles at the sides […]

Right or wrong – Did you know?

Right or wrong – Did you know?

Have you ever said, “That’s not right! It’s wrong!”? When we analyze history, or anything else for that matter, we need to apply a concept called “cultural relativism”. Here are some fascinating facts about cultural relativism. Did You Know? Cultural relativism means that history or culture should not be judged by the standards of another […]

Afghanistan – Did You Know?

Afghanistan – Did You Know?

Former President George W. Bush began the U.S. military invasion of Afghanistan in the fall of 2001 after the 9/11 terror attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Centers in New York. The U.S. pursued the al-Qaida militants who had planned the attack and received support from the Taliban.  Here are other facts about Afghanistan. […]

Archive.org

Archive.org

Want to dig into over 1.4 million FREE books, websites, historical documents, and movies? Go to this nonprofit website called Archive.org.  Here are more fascinating facts – 1.4 million free books free websites free historical documents free movies free music it is a nonprofit internet archival organization founded in 1996 since its launch in 2001, […]

D-Day Word Search

D-Day Word Search

June 6th, 2021, commemorates the 77th anniversary of the decisive assault that led to the liberation of France and western Europe from Nazi control. On D-Day, (June 6, 1944) more than 150,000 Allied troops landed on the Normandy beaches code-named Omaha, Utah, Juno, Sword and Gold, carried by 7,000 boats. Enjoy this fun word search […]

Drought, computer chip shortage

Drought, computer chip shortage

The ongoing drought in Taiwan means not enough drinking water and a computer chip shortage. Not another shortage you are saying! Those unfortunate souls in Taiwan do not have enough drinking water, cleaning water, or even enough water for the farmers. This is a disaster. Why? For the first time in 56 years there have […]