Here are images showing New York City's growth from a frontier settlement known as New Amsterdam to the metropolis of the western world --through the Colonial times, and in the early days of US independence.
It is hard to believe that only two centuries ago, Chicago was a lonely marshland of trees and tall grass, a place with an abundance of wild onions, from which the Iroquois gave it its name, Chicagou.
George Washington considered the patronage of the government as a sacred trust, created for the good of the whole people, and to be employed for the good of the whole.
Avoid contradicting your husband, do not give your advice till he asks it, and other marriage tips from the 1830s. Because a wife may have more sense than her husband, but she should never seem to know it.
Gorgeous, graceful balconies, crafted from intricate ironwork, adorn many homes and businesses in the Southern states. Here's a look at some stunning examples!