10 Facts about the Freedom Riders

John L. LeFlore and Freedom Riders

The Freedom Riders were a very brave group participating in the Civil Rights Movement in 1961. They were fighting to desegregate busses, which in theory should already have happened. The practice, however, was very different. 1. What are Freedom Riders? …[Continue]

10 Facts about the French and Indian War

10 Facts about the French and Indian War

The French and Indian war is a very important war in early American History, before the United States were formed. The war is often misunderstood, and many people have facts about the war wrong. Here, we take a closer look …[Continue]

10 Facts About the Fall of Communism

10 Facts About the Fall of Communism

1. Definition of Communism The basis for communism is the universal ownership of all property and goods, resulting in the equality both socially and economically of everyone in the community. Communism also preaches that each man works for himself and …[Continue]

10 Facts About Albert Einstein

10 Facts About Albert Einstein

Theoretical physicist and humanitarian, Albert Einstein was born in Germany on March 14, 1879. He died of heart failure in Princeton, New Jersey on April 18, 1955. Although he spoke of himself as a “mathematical ignoramus,” he is known as …[Continue]

10 Facts About the Berlin Wall

10 Facts About the Berlin Wall

The German Democratic Republic of East Germany began erecting the Berlin Wall on August 13, 1961. The purpose of the wall was to separate East Berlin from West Berlin and prevented citizens from defecting to West Germany. 1.  Other Names …[Continue]