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Clara Barton’s crusade to bring the Red Cross to America

May 21 marks the founding of the American Red Cross. Over its 133-year history, it has provided a wide menu of services to help...

The True History of the Medal of Honor

The nation's highest medal for valor under enemy fire dates back over 150 years and has been awarded to well over 3,000 men and...

Martin Luther King Inspired by Jackie Robinson

Today, we honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for his nonviolent approach to integration. We celebrate his yearning for justice in the...

Meet the first Medal of Honor recipient: Army Pvt. Jacob Parrott

Army Pvt. Jacob Parrott was only 18 when a civilian spy and contraband smuggler proposed a daring plan, asking for volunteers: A small group...

Fort Sumter: The Civil War Begins

On the afternoon of April 11, 1861, a small open boat flying a white flag pushed off from the tip of the narrow peninsula...

Why is Alabama’s state flag a red X?

Though Alabama entered the Union in 1819, it wasn't until the state seceded from the Union in 1861 that Alabamans adopted a flag of...

A Brief History Of The Marine Barracks

Established in 1801, Marine Barracks Washington, is the "Oldest Post of the Corps" and has been the residence of every commandant of the Marine...

The Meanings of the Lincoln Memorial

Lauren takes us to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. President Abraham Lincoln saw the United States through the Civil War, and ultimately abolished...

The Importance of the Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg is one of the most significant events in the American history. It was one of the most influential battles that...

Meet Dr. Mary Walker: The only female Medal of Honor recipient

Out of the nearly 3,500 Medal of Honor recipients, only one was a woman, Dr. Mary Walker, who helped change the face of medicine...

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