Montana’s Glacier National Park has a fascinating past formed by ice, wilderness, and conservation. The Blackfeet are only one Native American group that has long admired the area for its breathtaking scenery. The park’s glacier-carved landscapes are its most distinctive feature, and they were shaped over millennia.
Stories of bravery, struggle, and the collision of cultures at the historic Battle of Little Bighorn in the American West continue to captivate readers. In June of 1876, the U.S. 7th Cavalry, under the command of General George Custer clashed with a coalition of Lakota Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes.
The Nez Perce tribe’s involvement in the Battle of Bear Paw is a pivotal moment in the history of U.S.-Native American relations. The Nez Perce War, which broke out when the United States tried to relocate the tribe onto a reservation, was finally resolved during this battle in September 1877.
The Unabomber Theodore John Kaczynski, better known as the Unabomber, is a mathematician and domestic terrorist who launched a deadly bombing campaign via the mail in the United States from 1978 until 1995. Kaczynski was born on May 22, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois. He received a scholarship to Harvard University at the age of 16. …
From 1804 to 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark embarked on the historic Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery. It was commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson to investigate and chart the enormous country encompassing the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains that had recently been acquired in the Louisiana Purchase.