The Early Days in the USA Collection
Myths About Colonial America, Debunked 11.1k VOTES For many in the United States, the colonial period is murky and full of half-remembered stories from school. We may recall ... 10 Mysterious And Creepy Items Discovered At Jamestown, Virginia 1.6M VIEWS Jamestown, VA, is the site of the first permanent English settlement in the New World. Established in 1607, the colony was ... Utterly Fascinating Theories Behind The Vanishing Roanoke Colony 1.5M VIEWS The disappearance of the Roanoke colony remains one of the oldest unsolved mysteries in the United States. It all began back in ... 15 Bizarre and Cruel Ways People Tested Witches 459.5k VIEWS The mass hysteria that gripped people during the numerous witch trials that took place in our history is still difficult to ... How Did Every US State Get Its Name? 63.2k VIEWS Have you ever wondered where your state's name comes from? If you assume they come from the indigenous peoples who once lived ... What Was Hygiene Like In Colonial America? 748.3k VIEWS Personal hygiene in the 1700s was heavily maintained through a complicated balance of practicality, religious belief, and ... What Happened Directly After The American Revolution Ended? 242.3k VIEWS What happened right after the Revolutionary War ended? It's easy to think the United States of America ... Strange Stories You Might Not Know About Colonial Americans 350.2k VIEWS It's not too much of a stretch to assume we live in a strange time, but there are plenty of strange stories about early ... What Life on the Oregon Trail Was Really Like 384.4k VIEWS Life on the Oregon Trail was both incredibly boring and extremely dangerous. Pioneers had to exercise extreme caution and a lot ... Remember Playing 'Oregon Trail'? Here's How Those Causes Of Death Would Have ... 44.3k VIEWS Johnny has dysentery! Sarah has a snakebite! In a way that somehow mixed gruesome history with the fun ... 9 Misconceptions And Falsehoods About The Salem Witch Trials 170.2k VIEWS One of the most interesting misconceptions about the Salem witch trials is that they were the first and only witch hunts that ... After Escaping Native American Captivity, A 17th-Century Woman Wrote A ... 35.4k VIEWS It was the book everyone was talking about in colonial America — a harrowing memoir of a reverend's wife who had been ... The Bride Ships Of 1620, Colonial America's First Transatlantic Party Buses ... 86.9k VIEWS Jamestown, Virginia, arose as the first permanent English settlement in the New World, largely thanks to the strength and ... 31 Women's Suffrage Postcards That Show How Far We've Come 44.1k VIEWS Around 4,500 women's suffrage-themed postcards were produced in the US and UK between 1890 and 1915, a time that also just ... Everything You Wanted To Know About The Sons Of Liberty 9.6k VIEWS You’ve heard about them in history class, but who were the Sons of Liberty, really? The Sons of Liberty was founded by many men ... Details About Bacon's Rebellion That Didn't Make It Into Your History ... 4.8k VIEWS Often, when people recall Bacon's Rebellion, they think of the patriotic stand Nathaniel Bacon took against the Commonwealth, ... All The Currency That Existed In The United States Before The USD 767 VOTES Though the United States dollar was officially adopted in 1785, paper currency didn't fully enter circulation until the Civil ...