- American Revolution
The American Revolution was fought against the British Empire in the 18 century, in order for the 13 original colonies to gain independence from Great Britain.
- North American Roads
Learn about the economic, political, and technological factors that influenced the development of the North American road network.
- Native American Woman (Digital Image)
A young, Native American woman with long black hair and a pink scarf smiles into the camera, with the blue ocean behind her. Visitors to North America can choose to visit various countries, depending upon the type of experience they are looking for.
- South American Woman (Digital Image)
A Brazilian woman with long, brown hair holds a cup of espresso, while she looks into the distance. Her photograph is isolated on a black background.
- Area Codes, by Area Code
This table lists North American area codes, sorted by area code. Visitors can find the locations and usages assigned to the area codes which are available in the North American Public Telephone Network.
White Cross Grave Marker (Photograph)
A simple white marble cross at the American Cemetery in the French town of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon honors the life of a soldier lost during World War I. The grave is surrounded by a beautiful flower bouquet as well as small American and French flags.
- Area Codes, by Country
Telephone area codes are used to help route phone calls to the correct location. Find North American area codes and their corresponding locations with this handy area code chart.
- Revolutionary War
The Revolutionary War took place when the colonies declared independence from British rule. Learn about the Revolutionary War that began after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.
- Processed Cheeses
Processed cheeses were originally created from recycled imperfect cheese. Learn more on this website, which also includes links to processed cheese supplier websites.
- United States Flag
The United States flag features 50 stars on a blue background in the left-hand corner, along with thirteen alternating red and white stripes. The 50 stars stand for the fifty current states.
- ASCII Codes
ASCII stands for the American Standard Code for Information Interchange. Visitors to this website can learn the history of the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII).
- History of North America
The first people to come to the North American continent crossed the Bering Sea from Asia. Visit this North American history and culture overview to learn more about North America.
ASCII Keyboard (Photograph)
ASCII stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange. ASCII code is a character-encoding language used by computers and other communications devices to recognize text. Most characters and symbols can be displayed using ASCII codes.
Baseball Equipment (Illustration)
Baseball is a favorite American pastime. In addition to a baseball bat, the sport utilizes a baseball and glove, which are shown here. Ideally, baseball gloves are made of leather and the baseball contains a rubber or cork center wound with yarn.
Baseball Glove (Photograph)
Baseball is one of the most popular American sports to watch and to play, and adults and children of all ages participate in recreational leagues or spontaneous backyard baseball games. This photo shows a standard leather baseball glove and baseball.
1921 Sears Catalog (Photograph)
This cover of the Sears Roebuck catalog (1921 edition) shows the Sears Roebuck Company headquarters building in Chicago, Illinois. American shoppers, especially in rural areas, used this mail order catalog to purchase many of life's basic necessities.
Wild Turkey (Illustration)
Black-and-white picture of a wild turkey, a large bird of the Meleagris genus. Wild turkeys live in open woodlands, and were popular sources of meat for early American settlers.
- South America Topo Map
A topographical map highlights the topography of a particular region. Here you will find a topographical map of South America, as well as links to South American history and travel information.
- North America Travel Guide
The continent of North America contains something for everyone, with beaches, islands, big cities, national parks, and plenty of history. Visit this North American travel guide.
The game of squash was first played in England during the 18th century. This page discusses the history, playing environment, and rules of squash, as well as the differences between American squash and English squash.
- State Abbreviations Map
This map shows all 50 states of the USA with their 2-letter abbreviations. The states on the North American continent are located correctly with respect to each other.
- Football Teams
The NFL has 32 teams divided into the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC). Learn more with this directory of football team names.
- South America
South America is the fourth largest continent in the world. Learn more and find a helpful map and chart of South American countries and capitals.
- United States Capitol Building Dome (Digital Image)
The dome of the United States Capitol rises in front of a cloudless blue sky. Capitol buildings serve as historic landmarks of the federal government and of each state, as well as places in which official government business takes place.