Suez Canal Blockage

Suez Canal Blockage

The Ever Given ship has run aground and is holding up more than 160 vessels waiting to pass through the Suez Canal. This giant container ship is stuck in the canal. Here are more interesting facts with this ongoing story: Ever Given is one of the world’s biggest container vessels The giant container ship is […]

Pączki Word Search

Pączki Word Search

Enjoy fairy tale stories of yummy desserts! Pączki have been made in Poland at least since the Middle Ages. They are uniquely filled doughnuts found in Polish cuisine. Traditional pączki are made from especially rich dough containing eggs, fats, sugar, yeast and sometimes milk. Pączki Day is also called ‘Fat Tuesday’ because it is 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 a look at “A Growing Nation.” The building of the National Road (also known as the Cumberland Road) was the first major east-west highway in the United States built by the federal government between 1811 and 1838. The federal government funded about […]

Word of the Day – Lunar New Year 2021

Word of the Day – Lunar New Year 2021

Do you know the definition for the New Word of the Day which is “Lunar New Year?” Pronounced: [lü-nər nü yir] The word lunar refers to a moon. New refers to latest. Year refers to 365 days. Thus, Lunar New Year means the celebration of the new year in the Chinese calendar. February 12, 2021 […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at the “War of 1812.” One of the events leading up to the War of 1812 was the routine kidnapping of American ships by the British. Once captured, the American sailors on the ships were forced to serve in the British […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “Judicial Review and the Louisiana Purchase.” When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801 one of his first priorities was to appoint new federal judges and expand the territory of the United States. William Marbury had been previously appointed Justice of […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day

We commemorate January 27th as International Holocaust Remembrance Day by remembering the 6 million Jews, Slavs, disabled persons, and others who were murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators during the Shoah. Let us never forget the truth of what happened across Europe because of an attack on freedom of speech and private property rights. […]