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Notes

Notes [The references are, except in the first note only, to the stanzas of the Fifth edition.] (Stanza I.) Flinging a Stone into the Cup was the signal for "To Horse!" in the Desert. …

Famous African American Scientists

Percy L. Julian, Aprille Ericsson, and other exceptional scientists by Ann Marie Imbornoni Charles Henry Turner Related Links Black History Month FeaturesAfrican American History Timelin…

The True George Washington: Note

NoteIn every country boasting a history there may be observed a tendency to make its leaders or great men superhuman. Whether we turn to the legends of the East, the folk-lore of Europe, or th…

The Song of Hiawatha: Introductory Note

Introduction Introductory Note The Song of Hiawatha is based on the legends and stories of many North American Indian tribes, but especially those of the Ojibway Indians of northern Mich…

American Prisoners of War

Congress defines a prisoner of war as a person who, while serving on active military, naval, or air service, is forcibly detained or interned in the l…

Casualties in World War II

This page provides information about the number of troops in World War II, including how many were wounded or killed in battle. The data is divided by each nation that participated in the wa…