American Culture and History - The Discovery of Bigfoot

The Discovery of Bigfoot

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about the discovery of Bigfoot and the search that still exists. So when you drive up Highway 101 towards the famed redwood grove, which is called the Avenue of the Giants, you’ll not only see skyscraping redwood trees that

American Culture and History Lesson - The Metric System in the U.S.

The Metric System in the U.S.

Start listening to The Metric System in the U.S. at minute 9:33. Where was the metric system born? So up until 1799, nations around the world used different systems of measurement. It made trading and commerce incredibly difficult. After the French Revolution, France decided to unify their country with one

American Culture and History Lesson - The History of The Happy Birthday Song

The History of The Happy Birthday Song

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about The History of the Happy Birthday Song. So you probably all know the song Happy Birthday. According to Wikipedia, it was mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recognized song in English in 1998

American Culture and History - The Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about The Salem Witch Trials. So, imagine if you lived in a city where everyone believed in witches. That was the case in Salem Village, Massachusetts in the 1600s. The Massachusetts Bay Colony was one of the first colonies