U.S. History

The history of the United States beginning with the First Americans to Contemporary America in the 21st Century.
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A Conversation with Judge Finney

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Ernest A. Finney, Jr., was born in Smithfield, Virginia during the depression, on March 23, 1931. His mother died 10 days after he was born and his father was a teacher who traveled as part of his...
Who Was Sacagawea? | History In A Nutshell
Who Was Sacagawea? | History In A Nutshell

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Note for educators regarding Sacagawea: According to scholars, the pronunciation of Sacagawea as Sak-a-JA-wee-ah is incorrect. The more historically correct way to pronounce her name is with a hard G-...
Who Was Watkuweis? | History In A Nutshell
Who Was Watkuweis? | History In A Nutshell

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In September 1805, the starving, freezing and exhausted members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition had survived the brutal crossing of the Bitterroot Mountains. Upon arrival on the other side, the...