Historical events

Discover the most significant historical events that shaped our world. Learn about the stories, people, and impacts behind these events and gain a deeper understanding of our shared history.
This is one of the most recognizable photos in history of our country. Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, just about every kid in this country knows this or should know this. War, People, Cold War, Man On The Moon, Cold War Lessons, Apollo 11, Nasa, Neil Armstrong, Moon Landing Photos

Historians have offered vastly different interpretations of the origins of the Cold War over the past 5 decades. Few historical events have been subject to such an array of revisionist and neo-revisionist accounts. In this lesson, students enter the fray through exploring a variety of documents highlighting various issues and perspectives that led to the Cold War and address the question: Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War, the United States or the Soviet Union? [All files…

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Marietjie Swanepoel
Ancient Greece, Art, War, Ancient Greek, Trojan War, Ancient Troy, Caballos, Trojan, Ancient Greek Sculpture

The ancient Greeks thought that the Trojan War as described in the Iliad was a genuine historical event that had taken place in the 13th or 12th century BC. Most people accepted the document as fact, despite the fact that it featured divine intervention and- of course- a giant wooden horse.

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Ebony Lee
Almanacs are full of lists of global and national historic events. But “This Day in History” feature invites you to not just peruse a list, but to take a trip back in time to see how a significant event originally was reported in the Chicago Tribune. Ideas, Presidents, American Military History, Governor, Military History, Government, Chicago Tribune, Genealogy, Today In History

Almanacs are full of lists of global and national historic events. But “This Day in History” feature invites you to not just peruse a list, but to take a trip back in time to see how a significant event originally was reported in the Chicago Tribune.

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Chicago Tribune