Understanding American History

American history is a fascinating subject. In this blog, readers can find all the information they need, from the earliest periods of the indigenous population to the most up to date facts. Exciting articles will cover the English colonization, how the various settlements expanded, political history, the Civil War, and the railroads' implementation. More recent history will be discussed, including World War II, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Civil Rights Act, and terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. Visitors to this blog will discover many interesting facts about American history.

The Darkest Day: 9/11

12 Jun 2021

On September 11, 2001, the renowned twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York and also the Pentagon in Washington DC were crashed into. The attack was conducted by Al-Qaeda terrorists who had hijacked commercial airlines for the purpose. 2996 people were killed, and over 25,000 were injured.

The American Civil War

6 May 2021

Started in 1861, the American Civil War was caused by the different politics of the northern and southern states. The Civil War ended after four years largely due to the Unions crucial win at the battle of Gettysburg resulting in the abolishment of slavery in the USA.

The Assassination of JFK

31 Mar 2021

John F. Kennedy was serving his first term as the 35th president of the United States when he was sadly assassinated in Dallas, Texas, in 1963. A former marine, Lee Harvey Oswald, was arrested for murder on the same day. However, to this day, the case is discussed, and conspiracy theories prevail.