Copán

Copán is an archaeological site of the Maya civilization in the Copán Department of western Honduras, not far from the border with Guatemala. This ancient Maya city … More

“Eighteen Rabbit”

Uaxaclajuun Ubʼaah Kʼawiil (also known by the appellation “Eighteen Rabbit”), was the 13th ajaw or ruler of the powerful Maya … More

Territory of Colorado (California)

Territory of Colorado (California) was an 1859-60 attempt by Californios and pro-slavery Southerners to separate the southern counties of California into a separate Territory of the United States. … More

Trump Is a National Disgrace

This assault on our democracy must stop. The current president is ignorant, incompetent, inhumane and a prodigious liar, passing 20,000 … More

The Taíno

The Taíno were an indigenous people of the Caribbean. At the time of European contact in the late fifteenth century, they were the principal … More

The Nova Scotian Settlers

The Nova Scotian Settlers, or Sierra Leone Settlers (also known as the Nova Scotians or more commonly as the Settlers) were Black Americans who … More

Tecuitlatl

‘Blue-green algae, Spirulina geitleri, is a primitive aquatic plant that has no leaves, stems, or roots but contains chlorophyll. A … More

Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. It changed the … More