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
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 […]
Supreme Court Justices – Did You Know?
What does the United States Constitution say about Supreme Court Justices? Who has the authority and power to change the number? Let’s look at these fascinating facts and events – Article III (3) of The United States Constitution says: “The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court, and in such […]
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 […]
Hungry yet? No more grain reserves – Did you Know?
Remember when President Franklin D. Roosevelt created a national grain reserve to help American farmers during the Great Depression? Well, guess what? There are no more grain reserves held by the U.S. government to protect you or anyone else. Here are more fascinating facts. Did you know? There is now little to no buffer for […]
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?
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?
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. […]
Did You Know? 4th of July
Did You Know? July 4th is also known as Independence Day. On this day, we celebrate the anniversary of the Second Continental Congress adopting the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. At that time, Congress was made up of delegates from the United States’ original thirteen colonies. They unanimously approved the document that declared […]
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