Author: Garrett Smith

October in American History: Part I

Throughout American history, important events have occurred in the month of October. Join us for Part I of our look at October history....

September in American History: Part II

Washington cautions Americans to steer clear of political parties, warning that they would greatly divide the nation, stating, “Political parties are likely to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the...

September in American History: Part I

The Japanese Empire surrenders to Allied forces, ending World War II. Aboard the USS Missouri, General Douglas MacArthur and Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Mamoru Shigemitsu ushered an end to the deadliest conflict in human history....

August in American History: Part II

From colonization to important battles to the births of presidents, our walk through August in American history continues. ...

July in American History: Part II

President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizes “In God We Trust” as the US national motto. This replaced the original US motto, “E Pluribus Unum,” which had been the traditional motto since 1782. ...

July in American History: Part I

In addition to the celebration of Independence Day, the month of July is filled with significant historical events. ...

June in American History: Part II

Part II of our walk through June in American history reminds us of presidential accomplishments and milestones of war. ...

June in American History: Part I

From the D-Day invasion of Normandy to celebrations of the American flag to the births of presidents, June is a notable month in our history. ...

May in American History: Part I

From publication of the King James Bible to Civil War milestones and World War II events, May's history is rich and varied. ...

March in American History: Part II

The month of March has been significant throughout American history; don't miss part two of our "march" through history. ...

January in American History: Part II

Throughout American history, January has been an eventful month. The second in a two-part series wraps up a month of significance. ...

January In American History: Part 1

Knowing history is vital to not repeating its mistakes. Throughout American history, many significant events have occurred in January. ...