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Interesting facts about important events in history including natural disasters like hurricanes and volcanic explosions as well as revolutions and revolts.

Industrial Revolution Dates Featured

10 Most Important Dates of the Industrial Revolution

 The Industrial Revolution was a period of major industrialization which moved the world away from an agrarian and handicraft economy to one dominated by industry and machine manufacturing. The revolution began in Great Britain...
Industrial Revolution Inventions Featured

10 Major Inventions of the Industrial Revolution

 The Industrial Revolution was a period of major industrialization which began in Great Britain in the mid-18th century and spread to other European countries, including Belgium, France and Germany, and to the United States....
Industrial Revolution Inventors Featured

10 Major Inventors of the Industrial Revolution

 The Industrial Revolution was a major event in history which had an enormous impact on the way the world functioned. It began in Great Britain in the mid-18th century and spread to other European...
Industrial Revolution Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Industrial Revolution

 The Industrial Revolution was a major event in history. It may be defined as the process of change from an agrarian and handicraft economy to one dominated by industry and machine manufacturing. The revolution...
Industrial Revolution Causes Featured

10 Major Causes of the Industrial Revolution

 The Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain and then spread across the United States and the rest of the world. The revolution in Britain is often called the First Industrial Revolution while the later...
Louisiana Purchase Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Louisiana Purchase of 1803

 Carried out during the presidency of Thomas Jefferson, the Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States and was by far the largest territorial gain in American history. It added 2.14 million square...
Battle of Trenton Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of Trenton

 Fought on December 26, 1776, the Battle of Trenton was a pivotal battle during the American Revolutionary War. Prior to the battle, the British had handed the Americans a number of major defeats. The...
Mt St Helens Eruption Facts Featured

10 Facts About The 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens

 Mount St. Helens is an active volcano in Skamania County in the U.S. state of Washington. After more than a century of inactivity, it reawakened in March 1980. A series of earthquakes and eruptions...
Battle of Vicksburg Facts Featured

Battle of Vicksburg | 10 Facts On The Civil War Battle

 Battle of Vicksburg was fought during the American Civil War between Union Army of the Tennessee led by Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate Army of Mississippi led by Lt. Gen. John C....
Battle of Shiloh Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of Shiloh

 The Battle of Shiloh was one of the most significant early battles of the American Civil War. Also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, it was fought on April 6–7, 1862 between the...

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