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Civil War

Posted on Tuesday December 03, 2019

More than 620,000 Americans died in the Civil War (1861-1865), more than any other war in American history. The North prevailed over the South, but the grief and bitterness caused by the war casualties and injuries healed very slowly. Learn […]

Sojourner Truth

Posted on Tuesday November 19, 2019

Sojourner Truth (born Isabella Baumfree) was one of the best-known abolitionists of the nineteenth century. Born a slave in New York in approximately 1797, she was freed in 1828. She took the name Sojourner Truth in 1843 when she began […]

Pilgrims of Plymouth

Posted on Tuesday November 12, 2019

The Pilgrims were a English Separatist congregation that emigrated to Holland in 1608 to escape religious persecution. Twelve years later, discouraged by economic conditions, the congregation voted to move again, this time to America. A small ship, the Speedwell, carried […]

BBC Newsround

Changing Faces calls for the way villains look in movies to change

Posted on Monday December 10, 2018

Charity Changing Faces calls for the way villains look in films to change.

World Cup: Which Belgium player should England be worried about?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

England play their final group match against Belgium, but which star player should England be worried about?

Smoking: Should it be banned at the school gates?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

A group of school children have had enough of adults smoking near school gates, so they decided to do something about it.

BBC News (UK)

General election 2019: Jonathan Ashworth apologises after Corbyn criticism leak

Posted on Tuesday December 10, 2019

The shadow health secretary says he was "joshing" in a secret recording leaked by a Tory friend.

GP Manish Shah guilty of sex assaults on 23 female patients

Posted on Tuesday December 10, 2019

Manish Shah cited Angelina Jolie and Jade Goody to instil fear in his patients about their health.

Trump impeachment: Democrats unveil formal charges

Posted on Tuesday December 10, 2019

The US president hits back after being accused of abusing his powers and obstructing Congress.