An account of the events leading up to the famous 1804 duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, two important figures in the early politics of the United States.
When slaves escaped, they were often never seen again. Was there a logical explanation for their disappearances?
Explains the great calamity that was the Civil War, highlighting the major battles and prominent players in that conflict.
Examines the history of ancient Egypt and the many different aspects of ancient Egyptian society, including religion, technology, the pyramids, and home life.
Traces the history of the Olympics from its beginnings in ancient Greece through the present day modern Olympics.
Explains what early civilizations believed about natural disasters; highlights notable eruptions, earthquakes, fires, floods, droughts, famines, and diseases, as well as two noted military failures; and recounts the end of the ancient world.
Describes the history, equipment, techniques, types, and safety factors of in-line skating.