The Civil Rights Movement

Although slavery was illegal at the beginning of the twentieth century, segregation was prevalent, especially in the South. Through many uprisings, protests, and demonstrations,...

Battles of the Civil War

More men lost their lives during the battles of the Civil War than in any other war involving the United States. No one suspected that it would last four long years. At the...

Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee was considered by many to be an amazing man of character, determination, and talent. Confederate President Jefferson Davis hired him as his assistant for the war....

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus set out on August 3, 1492, to find the East by sailing west. Over the course of a few years, he convinced the king and queen of Spain to pay for his trip,...

The Cold War

The Cold War was a different kind of war that lasted for more than 40 years. Countries did not shoot at one another, but they spied on and competed against one another. It was a...

Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler

Moctezuma was the most famous ruler of the powerful Aztec empire. After leading the Aztecs for 17 years as a fair leader, Moctezuma’s reign came to a dramatic close. The Spanish...

Winston Churchill

When Adolf Hitler began raising his army, one of the first people who sounded the alarm was Winston Churchill. After France fell to Hitler, Churchill held strong and worked to...

Two Flat Friends Travel the World Social Studies

In this story, two friends make themselves flat to take on a tremendous school project. They travel to Egypt and China to learn important details that they can share with their...

Causes of the Civil War

Abolitionist John Brown raises a small army of men in the hopes of starting a slave revolt and leads his men to Harper’s Ferry to take over the United States arsenal. Colonel...

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. grew up knowing that there needed to be a change in the way that African Americans were treated, and he held a dream from the time he was a young boy that...

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