What To See On Ellis Island

Ellis Island, located in New York Harbor near the Statue of Liberty, See ship photographs in the American Family Immigration History Center, The Ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. The vast majority of visitors to New York City will take the ferry from Lower Manhattan (see map below), Detention in Ellis Island […]

States Rights American Civil War

Defense of “states' rights,” southern “honor" (that is, an intense resentment of perceived northern criticism and condescension), fear of Federal “coercion,” and a. Sep 22, 2017. The “states' rights!” refrain is echoing in American politics, often coming from unexpected directions. California has crafted an independent. Imagine a political party commands the absolute loyalty of 40 […]

Why Was Abraham Lincoln Elected

Oct 18, 2010  · “Why Lincoln Won in 1860” by Michael Burlingame. Although Lincoln won only 39.9% of the popular vote (far more than the 29% which the runner-up, Douglas, received), he took a solid majority of the electoral votes, 180 out of 303. He carried all the Free States except New Jersey, where the Bell, […]

Who Was Christopher Columbus Sponsored By

Ferdinand and Isabella funded Columbus' voyage to explore Asia, the plan was titled “The Enterprise of the Indies”. Christopher Columbus set sail for his first. Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus is an Italian explorer who discovered the “new world” in 1492 sponsored by King Ferdinand of Spain. Explorer and navigator Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 […]