The 1960s was a period in American history that was marked with conflict and social revolution. Here you can find information about major events that took place in the 1960s and events in the modern era.
Black Loyalists Fought for Their Freedom During the American Revolution
Calamity Jane Was a Woman of Many Talents ... And Great at Embellishing
Why Didn't Russia Sell Alaska to Canada?
Ridiculous History: H-Bombs in Space Caused Light Shows, and People Partied
Railroads of the 1920s
On August 15, 16 and 17, 1969, just a month after the famous moon landing of Apollo 11, nearly 500,000 people attended the Woodstock music festival.
By Marshall Brain
Five men were arrested at an office suite in the Watergate complex. Learn how the Watergate break-in eventually led to the impeachment and resignation of President Nixon.
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Dotard, Slumgullion, and Other Gloriously Archaic Insults
People Will Go to Bizarre Lengths to Pass a Drug Test