History of the First American Christmas: 1776

Washington Crossing the Delaware, Emanuel Leutze

HISTORY OF THE FIRST AMERICAN CHRISTMAS: 1776 It is called the first “American” Christmas because the Declaration of Independence was created the previous summer, essentially “divorcing” America from England and declaring our country an independent nation. Admittedly, at that time, the country had not yet created a solid form of government. The Articles of Confederation…

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History of Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

HISTORY OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS The man who sailed from Spain to discover America was neither Spanish nor did he actually discover America, at least not the mainland. But it was true that: In fourteen hundred and ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue   Origin of Christopher Columbus He was actually Italian, born in 1451 to…

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History of Christopher Columbus

HISTORY OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS The man who sailed from Spain to discover America was neither Spanish nor did he actually discover America. But it was true that: In fourteen hundred and ninety two Columbus sailed the ocean blue He was actually Italian, born in 1451 to a wool merchant in Genoa and first went to…

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