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Native Americans

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North America: Human Geography

North America’s human landscape closely mirrors that of its physical environment: varied, rich, and constantl...

Historic Article

Battle of the Little Bighorn

On June 25, 1876, an alliance of Native American forces utterly defeated the U.S. cavalry at "Custer’s Last S...

Historic Article

Indian Removal Act

On May 28, 1830, Congress passed the Indian Removal Act, beginning the forced relocation of thousands of Native Ame...

Historic Article

Supernova 1054

On July 4, 1054, a supernova was observed by astronomers and stargazers across the Northern Hemisphere, and possibl...

Historic Article

Last Aztec Emperor Executed

On February 28, 1525, conquistador Hernan Cortes ordered the execution of Cuauhtemoc, the last independent Aztec em...

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Battle of the Little Bighorn

The Battle of the Little Bighorn was one battle of many in the Great Sioux War. This map depicts the three-pronged ...


Wampanoag Territory