Category: U.S. History

U.S. History, short for United States History, refers to the chronological record of events, developments, and key figures that have shaped the history of the United States of America.

Our team of American historians provide well-researched articles that encompass a wide range of topics in American history, including the pre-Columbian era when Native American cultures thrived, the period of European exploration and colonization, the American Revolution, the founding of the United States, westward expansion, the Civil War, industrialization, immigration, major social and political movements, and the country’s role in international affairs.

We explore the nation’s political, economic, social, and cultural evolution, as well as its interactions with other nations and its impact on the world.

At WHE, we firmly believe that the study of history is a multidisciplinary endeavor that encompasses political history, economic history, social history, cultural history, and more.

Therefore, studying U.S. History should provide students with valuable insights into the nation’s identity, values, and the complex forces that have shaped its past and continue to influence its present and future.

The California Gold Rush of 1849

The California Gold Rush of 1849, one of the most significant events in American history, was a period marked by rapid migration, dramatic societal changes, and the accelerated development of...

The Pentagon Papers: History & Major Facts

The Pentagon Papers, officially titled “Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force,” stand as a pivotal moment in American history, emblematic of the complex interplay...