Monday, July 4, 2022
fishing boat

Kanagawa Treaty marked the end of Japan's 220-year-old policy of national seclusion by opening the ports of Shimoda and Hakodate to American vessels.
the white house

Learn more about the life and work of Sojourner Truth and the time she visited Abraham Lincoln to thank him for issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.
flag and fireworks

Hugh Earnhart details the long history of the Fourth of July — the birthday of the United States of America. 
covered wagon

Learn more about the start of a large migration of Anglo-Saxon pioneers at the end of the War of 1812.
arlington national cemetery

Learn who owned Arlington before the Civil War and how it came to be known as Arlington National Cemetery.