History of the United States

Salem, Massachusetts

Me, my mom, brother, my moms best friend Bonnie and her daughter Adriana drove to Salem for a few days and took one of the which walks around the town of Salem discussing the history of The Salem Witch Trials. The trials began during spring of 1692 after a group of young girls in Salem … Read More

My Trip to Skytop Lodge in the Poconos

We went to Skytop Lodge in the Poconos.  We stayed in a cottage on the property and did lots of activities. It was wintertime.  One activity was snow tubing.  We went ice-skating, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, and explored the lodge.  The lodge was built in 1928 and we saw lots of old-time pictures from families that … Read More

My Trip to Salem, Massachusetts

We drove to Salem and here is what we did: We stayed in an Airbnb that was close to town so we could walk there.  It was October and lots of people come for Halloween festivals in Salem. We saw creepy guys walking down the streets dressed like scary characters from movies and shows and … Read More

My trip to Washington D.C.

On Friday, October 25th my grandmother and I took a train to Washington D.C. And took a tour of The White House the first thing we did was the trolly tour. We drove past the Capitol building there was one flag over each house of Representatives the flags are up when in session. Across the … Read More

my trip to the Pennsylvania capitol

I went on a trip to the state capitol. I took a tour and learned about the building, tiles, Senate room, House room and more.         Tiles: I saw the tiles in the lobby and they looked very familiar, so, I asked our tour guide where they were from. She said they … Read More

The Old Barracks

I visited the Old Barracks in Trenton, NJ.  The Old Barracks was built during the French and Indian War.  It was used to house British soldiers because before that people had to let the soldiers sleep in their homes.  They did not like that so the state built this building for them.  During the Revolution, soldiers came there to … Read More

The US Constitution

I have a copy of the Constitution, not the original copy, but a copy from a time when I visited the old Barracks in Trenton, NJ. The Constitution was written after the Declaration of Independence.  The Declaration came first in 1776, and the Constitution came next in 1787.  It was signed in Philadelphia at Independence which I … Read More

The Declaration of Independence

I went to the Old Barracks building in Trenton NJ.  I got a copy of the Declaration of Independence.  it looks like the real one and is hard to read so I printed a copy of the words.  The most famous part of the declaration is the beginning where it says  “We hold these truths to be … Read More