history

Portrait George Washington - National Guard Heritage
George Washington’s life & legacy

During George Washington’s presidency, he considered the government to have been created for the good of all the people – and to be used for the good of all.

The Funeral of President Lincoln, New York, April 25th, 1865, Passing Union Square
What Abraham Lincoln’s funeral was like (1865)

Here’s a look back at Abraham Lincoln’s funeral and the entire funeral procession, where millions of people came out to see the President’s hearse pass by on the way from Washington DC to Chicago.

Who invented television A look back at the history of TV
Who invented television? A look back at the history of TV

Who invented television? Unfortunately for anyone looking for a quick answer, the first TV sets weren’t made by one single person — there were several inventors who were incredibly important to its creation and evolution. Here’s a look!

Civil War recruitment posters and broadsides
10 Civil War recruitment posters & broadsides (1861-1864)

By looking back at these old Civil War recruitment posters & broadsides, you can see what was being offered to men as an incentive to sign up to fight in the Civil War — and what exactly the leaders were looking for in troops back in the 1860s.