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History: Native Americans

15/11/2018 by Victoria Heward
When Columbus landed in America in 1492, thinking he was in India, he called the native people who lived there Indians. Native Americans once lived throughout...

History: The California Gold Rush

14/11/2017 by Victoria Heward
On January 14, 1848 a man called James Marshall discovered gold in a river in California. Soon people started travelling west from all over the USA hoping...

Culture: Labour Day

28/09/2017 by Victoria Heward
In America, Labour Day is celebrated every year on the first Monday in September. It is a workers’ holiday similar to the way 1st May is in other parts...

History: The American Civil War

28/09/2017 by Victoria Heward
Nearly 100 years after the American declaration of independence in 1776 a civil war almost divided the nation. In the south it was legal to own slaves...