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13 08, 2017

The United States expands – American history

By |2018-04-18T09:53:59-07:00August 13th, 2017|History, North America|0 Comments

What Europeans were claiming In 1803, the French emperor Napoleon needed money to rebuild France's army after the French Revolution. So he agreed to sell France's land in North America to the newly formed United States. We call this the Louisiana Purchase, but the French sold much more than just the modern state of Louisiana. The land they [...]

13 08, 2017

Denmark Vesey and his revolt – American history

By |2019-05-06T06:43:39-07:00August 13th, 2017|History, North America|0 Comments

St. Thomas in the early 1700s, as Denmark Vesey might have seen it African-Americans fought slavery When African-Americans were held in slavery in the United States, they hated it and they fought to get free, or to get even small freedoms, any way they could. African-American slavery History of slavery All our American History articles Who was [...]