Apollo 11 Facts for Kids

The Apollo 11 mission took place 8 years after President John F Kennedy announced that the goal was to land a man on the Moon by the end of the 1960s. Apollo 11 was launched on July 16, 1969. Apollo 11 was to perform the first human landing of the Moon. On July 20, 1969, … Read more

Wars of the Roses Facts for Kids

The Wars of the Roses were a series of wars between two families that wanted to be king. The York family had a white rose, and the Lancaster family had a red one. It was fought between 1455-1485, but after 30 years, it ended with a new king coming to power. In the Wars of … Read more

Mary, Queen of Scots, Facts for Kids

Mary, Queen of Scots, became the Scottish queen in 1542 when she was a newborn baby. Her marriage to Francis II of France sparked a war with England. She was beheaded by Elizabeth I in 1587. Mary, Queen of Scots, is Born Mary was born to King James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise. … Read more

The Elizabethan Era Facts for Kids

The Elizabethan Age was the period when Queen Elizabeth I was in power. This time saw a lot of new things, including the full flowering of English literature and poetry.  There were many more theaters, including one with William Shakespeare, who wrote plays. There were religious changes, with some people becoming Protestants after the Church … Read more