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Portrait of Christopher Columbus

American Journeys provides eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the Vikings in Canada...

The San Pedro was a 287-ton galleon built in Holland. It is representative of a typical treasure fleet ship used in the 18th century. The San Pedro carried 1,600 pesos in Mexican silver and several cr

Spanish Treasure Fleets of 1715 and 1733: Disasters Strike at Sea discusses Spain's search for gold and silver in the New World (1500s-1700s) and its...

On December 8, 1941, the day after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt delivered this 'Day of Infamy Speech.' Immediately afterward, Congress declared war, and the Unite

Our Documents features 100 milestone documents in U.S. history. Each week, the website highlights 3...

In this scene a young girl, who has been accused of witchcraft, clings to her father who gestures towards the authorities come who have to arrest her. Oil painting by Douglas Volk, 1884. Corcoran Gall

Salem Witchcraft Papers: Transcription and Archival Project introduces the infamous Salem Witch Trials of 1692 and presents information on other...


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