The American Civil War Facts for Kids

The American Civil War was a major conflict in the history of the United States. It lasted four years (1861- 1865) and resulted in 620,000 deaths. Southern states felt threatened by Republican Abraham Lincoln’s election as President as they believed he would abolish slavery with his anti-slavery agenda so eleven seceded from the Union forming … Read more

Declaration of Independence Facts for Kids

The United States was founded on the ideas of fairness, liberty, and equality for all. These ideas were written down in a document called the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence is the founding document of the United States.  It was approved by Congress on July 4, 1776, and it tells the people that … Read more