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Garrett Morgan:

Kentucky-born Garrett Morgan invented life saving gadgets, but despite facing racial prejudice all his life, Morgan was recognised as one of America’s most prolific and socially conscious...

Ulysses S Grant: Profile of a Leader

When Black Lives Matter protesters toppled a statue of former US President Ulysses S Grant in 2020, it was big news! They targeted the statue because although Grant was a Civil War hero who helped bring about an end to slavery, he was a controversial figure too – and...

What Are The Federalist Papers?

Did you know that when the US Constitution was first drafted in 1787, lots of Americans thought it was a bad idea? That’s why Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay wrote the Federalist Papers – to convince the American people that...

The Bill of Rights Explained

Written by Founding Father James Madison in 1789, The Bill of Rights makes up the first ten amendments to the US Constitution. Today, many people still consider the Bill of Rights to be the cornerstone of our society, but not everyone...