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George Washington University Online

The George Washington University or GWU is a private, coeducational research university with campuses located in Foggy Bottom, Mount Vernon, and Ashburn, all in Washington, D.C. The largest university in the United States capital, GWU was chartered by an Act of Congress in 1821 as the Columbian...

50 Best George Washington Quotes

50 Best George Washington Quotes

George Washington, born in Westmoreland County in what is now Virginia on February 22, 1732, was the first President of the United States. Washington is unanimously esteemed as one of the greatest American leaders of all time.

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George Washington University

George Washington University located just four blocks away from the White House is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. A private, co-educational university, it maintains three campuses each different from the other and located at Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon...

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

Believe it or not, some of the most widely accepted historical "truths" are actually very inaccurate.

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...

North Korea Readies Missiles in Prep for U.S. Aircraft

North Korea Readies Missiles in Prep for U.S. Aircraft

North Korea has braced for a war as it readies missiles in anticipation and preparation for the U.S. air craft carrier USS George Washington's arrival on Monday, November 29, 2010. South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reports that North Korea has deployed SA-2 surface to air missiles in the disputed...

7 Most Incredible Victorian Mentalists

7 Most Incredible Victorian Mentalists

The Victorian period was a magical time. Telephones, electrical lighting, cameras and even the first automobiles all came into the public’s conscience during this era of prosperity and technological advancement. Indeed, the speed and frequency with which inventions and discoveries appeared prompted...

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

Atheism is generating quite a lot of attention these days. Prominent atheists are getting the word out about their views in increasing numbers and generating lots of public debate on the proper place of religion in governments and societies in the modern world. And now more than ever, atheists...

75 Great Black History Month Quotes

75 Great Black History Month Quotes

Black History Month is the annual remembrance of the events and individuals in the history of African diaspora beyond their traditional homeland. The United States and Canada have celebrated Black History Month every February since its inception in 1976, with the United Kingdom recognizing Black...

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He...