Rosie The Riveter Facts For Kids

During World War II, Rosie the Riveter was the star of a campaign to get more women to work in the defense industry. Rosie became an iconic image of working women. “We can do it!” Rosie’s motto inspired many women. During the war, American women entered the workforce in large numbers. There were many job … Read more

The Pilgrims Facts for Kids

Some people wanted to find religious freedom in the New World. One hundred of them sailed from England on the Mayflower. They landed on Cape Cod, in Massachusetts, in November 1620. A group was sent out, and they landed at Plymouth Harbor, where they had found a place to live. These original settlers are called … Read more

Triangular Slave Trade Facts for Kids

For more than 2,000 years, people have enslaved other people. They took away their freedom and made them work for them. In West Africa and West-Central Africa, Europeans took millions of people against their will to Europe and the Americas between 1500-1900. The “triangular trade” means a three-stage trade where Europeans traded their goods in … Read more

The Wild West Facts for Kids

In the Wild West, there were a lot of lands. The people who lived there were brave. They did their talking with guns. In Hollywood movies, it always ends happily. But in real life, things weren’t so good for the people living in the Wild West. During the Old West, the history, people, and culture … Read more

California Gold Rush for Kids

Before gold was found, the US had been fighting for two years with Mexico. In 1848, the US won, and they got control of California. People didn’t know that gold had been found in a sawmill near Coloma. Keep reading to learn more California Gold Rush facts. California Gold Rush: The Discovery of Gold John … Read more

Great Awakening Facts for Kids

The Great Awakening was a religious revival that happened in the 1730s and 1740s. The movement came at a time when people were emphasizing rationalism rather than religion. Many different religious leaders preached about the gospel, promoting salvation from sins and encouraging enthusiasm for Christianity. It made a significant impact on various Christian churches from … Read more

Statue of Liberty Facts for Kids

This statue was a gift from France to the United States. Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi was created out of hammered copper. Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel made the steel frame. The Statue of Liberty was given to the US and put on a pedestal to be safe in New York Bay. It stood tall for many years because people came … Read more

Cuban Missile Crisis for Kids

During the Cuban Missile Crisis, leaders of the US and Soviet Union had a tense 13 days where they disagreed about putting missiles in Cuba. The US was afraid that it would make them less safe because they were so close to America’s shores, but Russia did not care because they thought it would keep … Read more