The Answer Sheet: American history

Posted at 01:46 AM ET, 07/04/2013

Five things everybody should know about July 4th

What really happened in 1776 is not what you might think happened.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:46 AM ET, 07/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American History

Posted at 01:05 AM ET, 02/18/2013

2013 Presidents' Day quiz

How much have you learned (or, rather, do you remember) about U.S. presidents?

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:05 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American History, Test Yourself

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 09/07/2009

A Lesson on Labor Day

Labor Day is the perfect day to explain to kids complaining about going back to school just how much worse things could be for them. In fact, they once were: Kids were forced into back-breaking jobs day and night in...

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 09/07/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Civics Education | Tags:  American history, Labor Day, workers