Georgian era
The Georgian era of British history is a period which takes its name from, and is normally defined as spanning the reigns of, the first four Hanoverian kings of Great Britain who were all named 'Georg...
The Gateway of India Mumbai, Location, History, Attractions, Images
The Gateway of India is one of the most visited tourist place in Mumbai. It is a great monument of India. Read details guide before visiting.
4th Of July: Nine Myths Debunked
Many stories of U.S. independence turn out to be more 4th of July fiction than fact—and "National Treasure" isn't the only culprit.
9 Things You May Not Know About The Declaration Of Independence
As people across the United States celebrate the nation’s birthday, explore nine surprising facts about the founding document adopted on July 4, 1776.
Behind the Scenes - Address to the Nation - Bill Clinton (1993)
1993 Bill Clinton speech about the cruise missiles strike on Iraq in June 1993 as both a retaliation and a warning triggered by the attempted assassination by Iraqi agents on former U.S. President Geo...
Mysterious Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast
Artifacts on the wreck indicate it might date as far back as the late 1700s – the time of the American Revolution. In deep waters, a hundred miles off the coast of North Carolina coast, scientists hav...
How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
Charles Wesley
The classic Charles Wesley hymn And Can it be That I should Gain from Songs of Praise broadcast Sun 21 Oct 2007.
John Newton
Scottish Pipes play the beautiful hymn, with the story of how it was written.
American Revolution
The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which rebel colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, ove...
Georgian architecture
Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1720 and 1830. It is eponymous for the first four British monarchs of the ...
Gulliver's Travels
Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships, commonly known as Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), is...
Jacobitism
Jacobitism (/ˈdʒækəbaɪˌtɪzm/ JAK-ə-beye-TIZ-əm;Irish: Seacaibíteachas, Scottish Gaelic: Seumasachas) was a political movement in Great Britain and Ireland that aimed to restore the Roman Catho...
Loyalist (American Revolution)
Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the British monarchy during the American Revolutionary War. At the time they were often called Tories, Royalists, or King's Men; Patriots called...
British Regency
The Regency in the United Kingdom is the period between 1811 and 1820, when King George III was deemed unfit to rule and his son, the Prince of Wales, ruled as his proxy as Prince Regent. In 1820 the ...
Griffin (ship)
Griffin was the name of a 17th-century ship known to have sailed between England and English settlements in Massachusetts. Several historical and genealogical references show the Griffin making such j...
The Gateway of India Mumbai, Location, History, Attractions, Images
The Gateway of India is one of the most visited tourist place in Mumbai. It is a great monument of India. Read details guide before visiting.
4th Of July: Nine Myths Debunked
Many stories of U.S. independence turn out to be more 4th of July fiction than fact—and "National Treasure" isn't the only culprit.
Hall J. Kelley
Hall Jackson Kelley (February 24, 1790 – January 20, 1874) was an American settler and writer known for his strong advocacy for settlement by the United States of the Oregon Country in the 1820s and 1...
Judges Lodgings, Lancaster
The Judges' Lodgings, formerly a town house and now a museum, is located between Church Street and Castle Hill, Lancaster, Lancashire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for Englan...
Josiah Clerk
Josiah Clerk, M.D. (1639–1714) was an English physician, briefly president of the College of Physicians.
Clerk was matriculated as a pensioner of Peterhouse, Cambridge, in December 1656, and took ...
Richard Brooke (antiquary)
Richard Brooke (1791-1861), was an English antiquary.
Brooke was born in Liverpool in 1791. His father, also named Richard, was aCheshire man, who settled in Liverpool early in life, and died the...
Delaware Colony
Delaware Colony in the North American Middle Colonies consisted of land on the west bank of the Delaware River Bay. Originally settled by the Swedes and the Dutch, the land fell under British control ...
First Parish Church in Plymouth
First Parish Church in Plymouth is a historic Unitarian Universalist church at the base of Burial Hill on the town square off Leyden Street in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Founded in 1620 by the Pilgrims ...
Reform Act 1832
The Representation of the People Act 1832 (known colloquially as the 1832 Reform Act, Great Reform Act or First Reform Act to distinguish it from subsequent Reform Acts) was an Act of Parliament (inde...
Mysterious Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast
Artifacts on the wreck indicate it might date as far back as the late 1700s – the time of the American Revolution. In deep waters, a hundred miles off the coast of North Carolina coast, scientists hav...