New History

Martin Luther King: The Walk Towards Freedom & Equal Rights

Posted By eBrandMe 121 days ago on History

https://www.linkedin.com - Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born January 15, 1929, the middle child born in their grandfather William’s house on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta. There were a few black-owned businesses; a bank, two insurance companies, a drugstore that grew into a chain of five drugstores throughout the city. He became the second African American to have won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Abraham Lincoln: Issuing the Emancipation Proclamation

Posted By eBrandMe 177 days ago on History

https://www.linkedin.com - This week's LinkedIn newsletter features Abraham Lincoln, or Honest Abe, as he was sometimes called. Born in a log cabin, Lincoln came to be the 16th President of the United States and issued the Emancipation Proclamation January 1, 1863.

Archaeology News: May 23, 2017

Posted By AncientDigger 1954 days ago on History

http://www.ancientdigger.com - ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS – Ancient Digger brings you the latest archaeology news and headlines everyday of the week!Washington's birth site more mysterious than thoughtOn Popes Creek in Westmoreland County, park rangers tell visitors that “George Washington slept here first.” It’s a riff on that old line encountered at innumerable Mid-Atlantic historic sites, but if any place has bragging rights, it’s here—George Washington Birthplace National Monument in Virginia’s Northern Neck. Here on this acreage, the first U.S. president came into the world.Stone Age 'cult' henge site and human remains discovered near StratfordA STONE Age ‘cult’ henge site and human remains – which could belong to some of south Warwickshire’s earliest residents – have been discovered close to Stratford. Archaeologists have