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On the morning of 27 March 1814, General Andrew Jackson and an army of 3,300 men attacked Chief Menawa and 1,000 Upper Creek or Red Stick warriors fortified in the "horseshoe" bend of the Tallapoosa River. This was the final battle of the Creek War of 181

Little River flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. The river and canyon systems are spectacular Appalachian Plateau landscapes.


The story of Russell Cave National Monument is one of adaptation and survival. Adaptation of people to an ever changing social and natural environment, as well as discovery of the bountiful resources the forest provided, and development of the skills to u

A march successfully made its way to the State Capital in Montgomery. As a result, Congress enacted legislation that would guarantee voting rights for all Americans. This monumental event brought the struggle of voting rights of African Americans to the f
A march successfully made its way to the State Capital in Montgomery. As a result, Congress enacted legislation that would guarantee voting rights for all Americans. This monumental event brought the struggle of voting rights of African Americans to the f

The military selected Tuskegee Institute to train pilots because of its commitment to aeronautical training. The Tuskegee program became the center for African-American aviation during World War II.
The history of this great institution has been preserved to tell the story of men and women who were former slaves. African-American history, early industrial development, civil rights, and education are some of the themes represented at this site.



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Two deserts, two large ecosystems whose characteristics are determined primarily by elevation, come together at Joshua Tree National Park. The Colorado Desert encompasses the eastern part of the park and features natural gardens of creosote bush...
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Maine ocean islands provide the only nesting sites for Atlantic puffins in the United States. Eastern Egg Rock in the midcoast region, Seal Island and Matinicus Rock at the mouth of Penobscot Bay, and Machias Seal Island and Petit Manan Island off the downeast coast provide habitat for more than 4,000 puffins each summer.
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