Historical Infographics

Protecting the POTUS

Protecting the president is a lot of work, and there have been many conspiracy theories, assassination and assassination attempts throughout the years. Check out the infographic below to learn more about the history of protecting the POTUS (President of the United States).

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Lady Liberty Shines Again

Lady Liberty Shines Again

Strong winds and heavy rains left much of Liberty Island in devastation following Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. Eight foot surges left the island’s infrastructure in ruins, halting tourism. Although the island was nearly destroyed, the Statue of Liberty withstood the storm’s power and was unharmed.

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4th of July Fun Facts

4th of July Fun Facts

Justin Poore brings us some really interesting and fun facts about the history of America’s independence, and the day that has become one of America’s most celebrated holidays. Share with your patriotic friends and enjoy!

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Let Freedom Ring: A Fourth of July Infographic

Let Freedom Ring: A Fourth of July Infographic

Quicken Loans has created an infographic illustrating the incredibly history of the United States of America. This infographic starts from the date the Declaration of Independence was created to the day that the 4th of July was declared a paid holiday. It includes the history of the real Uncle Sam, along with some surprising statistics you may not have known about the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

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The Largest Naval Sea Battles in Military History

Of the thousands of naval battles taking place on the seas across the world, seven stand out as the largest and most profound in history. From the Battle of Jutland to the Battle of the Red Cliffs, this infographic from Norwich Military History Graduate Programs illustrates each battle in order from the number of soldiers involved, as well as air and sea support assets utilized in each battle.

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Abraham Lincoln’s Family & Life History

Abraham Lincoln’s Family & Life History

Journey through the legendary life of Abraham Lincoln. Explore facts about Lincoln’s genealogy and family tree. Find out what jobs Abe had before he was elected president. Discover his hobbies and inventions. Learn about his role in America’s political history and the Civil War. Get the names, dates, faces and places that were important in his life in this Abraham Lincoln infographic from GenealogyBank.com.

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Tattoos: Making a Permanent Mark on the World

The earliest known example of tattoos is the Iceman. He was discovered on the Italian-Austrian border in 1991 and has been carbon dated at around 5,200 years old. Check out the infographic below to learn more about the history of tattoos.

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History of the Lottery

Scholars disagree as to who started the lottery, but one thing’s for sure…it’s been around for a long time. This infographic takes a look at its history as well as providing some interesting statistics.

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The United States of Conspiracy

From a faked moon landing to reptiles controlling the world, Best Psychology Degrees shows us 12 of the weirder things Americans believe in the following infographic entitled, “The United States of Conspiracy.”

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True Meaning of Memorial Day

True Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is much more than a day for barbecuing and cars sales. Traditions have been lost over the years as many Americans may not recall the true meaning of this day, which is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The following infographic by Low VA Rates provides more information about this National Day of Remembrance.

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