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Indian Removal Act of 1830 and the Trail of Tears

Indian Removal Act of 1830 and the Trail of Tears

Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal Act in 1830 paved the way for the Trail of Tears and is a piece of history many of us wish we could go back in time and change.

Should You Hire a General Contractor or Do It Yourself?

Should You Hire a General Contractor or Do It Yourself?

The decision to hire a pro or do a project on your own needs to be carefully considered and evaluated. Just because you can do something yourself, doesn’t necessarily mean you should.

10 Extraordinary State Parks You Have to Visit

10 Extraordinary State Parks You Have to Visit

From cascading waterfalls, sandy beaches, and red canyons, to crystal lakes, vast grasslands, and rare wildlife, you may find your next vacation spot in this list of state parks.

When in Rome: the History of Auctions

When in Rome: the History of Auctions

Emperors, empires, monks, money, slavery, selling women, and even murder. Take a few steps back in time to find out about the unique past of auctions.

The 10 Best Beaches in the United States in 2018

The 10 Best Beaches in the United States in 2018

Visitors from all over the world travel to the U.S. to experience our beaches. Check out our picks for the best U.S. beaches in 2018 and find out if your favorite made the list.

Corn: the Crop That Shaped the New World

Corn: the Crop That Shaped the New World

Corn isn't natural. It was engineered by a clever group of indigenous people who had no way of knowing they were playing a key role in what is now the world's 2nd largest produced crop.

10 Wilderness Survival Tips That Could Save Your Life

10 Wilderness Survival Tips That Could Save Your Life

Many people aren’t familiar with basic survival skills. Since no one knows what the future holds, here’s a list of 10 wilderness survival techniques that could help you survive.