Civil War Leaders

Who were the Civil War leaders, how did they attain their positions, and why did they fight? As the details of their lives unfold, these men become more than just names from...

Exploring the New World

From the Vikings to Henry Hudson, the great explorers sailed across uncharted waters during the Age of Discovery in search of many things, including adventure and wealth. Their...

The Cold War

The Cold War was a different kind of war that lasted for more than 40 years. Countries did not shoot at one another, but they spied on and competed against one another. It was a...

Winston Churchill

When Adolf Hitler began raising his army, one of the first people who sounded the alarm was Winston Churchill. After France fell to Hitler, Churchill held strong and worked to...

Dos amigos planos viajan por el mundo / Two Flat Friends Travel the World

In this story, two friends make themselves flat to take on a tremendous school project. They travel to Egypt and China to learn important details that they can share with their...

Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler

Moctezuma was the most famous ruler of the powerful Aztec empire. After leading the Aztecs for 17 years as a fair leader, Moctezuma’s reign came to a dramatic close. The Spanish...

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt lived during an exciting time. Women had just gained the right to vote. As a first lady, she made her own agenda and gave her husband, Franklin D. Roosevelt,...

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant was a warrior, hero, and a compassionate soldier. Grant led the Union army to victory during the Civil War. The North thought of him as a hero for ending the...

Mayas, Incas, and Aztecs

The Mayas, Incas, and Aztecs were three groups of people found living in the ancient Americas. Though they were clearly alike, they were also unique. All three civilizations ended...

Cold War Leaders

During the Cold War, communism was seen as a viable threat to the world. Vladimir Lenin led two rebellions against the Russian czar and became the first Communist leader in 1905....

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