Los Alamos, New Mexico

Los Alamos (Spanish: Los Álamos, meaning "The Cottonwoods") is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States, built on the Pajarito Plateau's four mesas ...

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, signed on February 2, 1848, ended the Mexican-American War in favor of the United States. The war had begun almost two years earlier, in May 1846, over a territorial dispute inv...

The Battle of Brooklyn 1776

During the American Revolution, British forces under General William Howe defeat Patriot forces under General George Washington at the Battle of Brooklyn in New York. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || )...

THE TRINITY TEST, July 16 1945, New Mexico

At the time World War II broke out in Europe, America’s scientific community was fighting to catch up to German advances in the development of atomic power. In the early 1940s, the U.S. government authorized a ...

St. Elizabeth born in New York City

In 1774, Elizabeth Ann Bayley is born in New York City. She went on to found the first Catholic school and the first female apostolic community in the United States. She was also the first American-born saint b...