United States History
I created this website in order for others to get help in United States History and/or to pass the U.S. History and Government Regents Exam. You can find an explanation of all the Supreme Court cases that are important for you to know under the Supreme Court Cases tab. This site is also for those who are either interested in history or for history teachers to use. This website goes through most of the time periods in U.S. history.You can find an explanation of each time period under the Topics in History tab. Just use the drop down menu to locate which topic you'd like to view. Under the Resources tab, I posted several links to videos, quiz and test review websites, and games to help you on various topics in U.S. history. All the things you need to pass U.S. history are within this awesome site! I hope you enjoy my website.
Today in History: On April 15, 1865, America saw the "Great Emancipator" President Abraham Lincoln died at 7:22am. The nation mourned the loss of this great American hero who worked so hard to fight for our country's unity. President Andrew Johnson became the next person to take over as president.
Today in History: On April 15, 1912, RMS Titanic sunk at 2:20am with over 2,000 souls still on board the ship. The passengers who were in the lifeboats were saved a few hours later by the Carpathia.
Yesterday in History: On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated while watching a play at Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth. After assassinating the president, Booth jumped down from the presidential box and yelled the Virginian modo "sic sempter tyrannous" (thus always to tyrants). After, he ran out of the theater and was caught days later. However, Lincoln had only hours left to live.
Yesterday in History: On April 14, 1912 Lookout Fredrick Fleet saw something in the distance. Once it was too late, he yelled to the other officers "Iceberg right ahead". The Titanic was turned hard to port, but it was too late. At 11:40pm, the Titanic hit the iceberg.
Here's a scene from the movie which shows you what it was like to have lived through this experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg9VDvAQ-1k