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Counties in the Republic of Ireland
The Republic of Ireland has an intricate system of local government. This word search simplifies matters by asking you to...
Alfred R. Waud
Alfred R. Waud, British-born American illustrator whose lively and detailed sketches of scenes from the Civil War, which...
Important Battles of World War II
World War II lasted four long years. Here are 20 important battles. Try your hand at finding them in this word search.
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Quick Quiz: Can You Name the Artists of These Paintings from a Description?
Can you tell a Picasso from a Gauguin? What if you can’t see the paintings? Match these paintings with their creators using...
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indian statesman, prime minister of India (1964–66) after Jawaharlal Nehru. A member of Mahatma Gandhi’s...
Dame Roma Flinders Mitchell
Dame Roma Flinders Mitchell, Australian jurist (born Oct. 2, 1913, Adelaide, Australia—died March 5, 2000, Adelaide), was...
This Day in History Quiz: September 23
We all know what makes September 23 such an important day in history…or do we? Test your knowledge of the day’s events with...
Radium Girls Quiz
The case of the Radium Girls was one of the first where a company was held responsible for the health and safety of its employees....
Statue of Liberty Quiz
Think you know your history about one of the United States’s most recognizable symbols? Try your luck with this quiz.
Why Was Frederick Douglass’s Marriage to Helen Pitts Controversial?
When Frederick Douglass married his second wife, Helen Pitts, news publications around the United States rose up in protest....
Isaac Oliver, miniature painter. Oliver’s French Huguenot parents took him to England about 1568, where he studied painting...
Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, French military engineer who designed and built the world’s first true automobile—a huge, heavy, steam-powered...
Wu Sangui, Chinese general who invited the Manchu of Manchuria into China and helped them establish the Qing dynasty in 1644....
History of Lobotomy Quiz
Today lobotomy is a horror story; less than a century ago it was a revolutionary “fix” for misunderstood mental...