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Hughie Ferguson

Hughie Ferguson

Biography of Hughie Ferguson

May 2004 in Iraq - History

May 2004 in Iraq - History

May 2004 in IraqUS CasualtiesMay 2nd - Nine US soldiers were killed in Iraq. The majority as a result of an attack on a US base in Western IraqMay 8th- 26 year old Nick Berg of Philadelphia Pennsylvania was beheaded by Muslim extremists. They claimed in a video showing the beheading to have done it in revenge for the treatment of prisoners in Abu Gharib prison.

What is Patriots’ Day?

What is Patriots’ Day?

To most Massachusetts residents—and long distance running enthusiasts—the third Monday in April is “Marathon Monday.” The Boston Marathon has shared the limelight in the Bay State with another celebration for the last 120 years: Patriots’ Day. So what is Patriots’ Day, and what does it have to do with the marathon?

Slavery in America

Slavery in America

In 1619, the Dutch introduced the first captured Africans to America, planting the seeds of a slavery system that evolved into a nightmare of abuse and cruelty that would ultimately divide the nation.

The Hongwu Emperor

The Hongwu Emperor

The Hongwu Emperor, the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty (1368 to 1644 CE) who reigned from 1368 to 1398 CE. 14th century CE painted silk hanging. (National Palace Museum, Taipei)

Hector of Troy: The Battle for Peace and the Wrath of Achilles

Hector of Troy: The Battle for Peace and the Wrath of Achilles

The legendary super-warrior has gone down in history as a model of chivalry, trying to protect his beloved city of Troy from the wrath of the Greeks during the Trojan War. As the meddlesome gods take sides, the mythological stories of rage and heroism result in his tragic demise.