Archive | April 20, 2016

Historical flashback: When Washington and Baltimore were true Southern cities

April 20, 2016

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Historical flashback: When Washington and Baltimore were true Southern cities Today, many Americans refer to Baltimore and Washington as northern or “East Coast” cities instead of Southern cities. For some people the term “East Coast” means from Washington to Boston. Yet, the term “East Coast” also means any city located along or near the Atlantic Seaboard. […]

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Harriet Tubman to appear on $20 bill

April 20, 2016

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Harriet Tubman to appear on $20 bill WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Treasury Department has selected Harriet Tubman, an African-American who helped thousands of enslaved Africans in America to freedom, will replace the slaveholding U.S. President Andrew Jackson on the center of a new $20 note. Alexander Hamilton will remain on the face of the […]

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