HISTORY Lists

Author: Christopher Klein

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7 Things You May Not Know About Sam Houston

Learn seven surprising facts about the legendary political and military leader who fought for Texan independence.

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6 Things You May Not Know About Santa Anna

Check out six surprising facts about the flamboyant Mexican political and military ruler.

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A Virtual Tour of 8 Lincoln Assassination Relics

On the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s death, take an armchair tour of the numerous artifacts connected to his murder.

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6 Civil War Battles After Appomattox

Robert E. Lee’s surrender did not officially end the Civil War. Find out where the fighting continued in the weeks after Appomattox.

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6 Unsung Heroes of the American Revolution

From an asthmatic Quaker to a notorious traitor, learn about six amateur soldiers who were among the lesser-known heroes of the American Revolution.

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10 Things You May Not Know About John F. Kennedy

As the 50th anniversary of his death nears, discover 10 surprising facts about America’s 35th president