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Articles by Kelli Ballard

A Closer Look at Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

“I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for… Read More

Martin Luther King: An Icon of Equal Rights

Martin Luther King Jr. is a name most Americans are familiar with, but who was the man and what drove… Read More

This Week in History: January 15 – 21

“I’ve been completely fascinated with history because it tells everything about what’s going to happen next because it’s cyclical, everything… Read More

This Week in History: January 8 – 14

“There runs a strange law through the length of human history – that men are continually tending to undervalue their… Read More

This Week in History: January 1 – 7

“Memoirs are the backstairs of history.” ~ George Meredith January 8, 1790: George Washington Delivers First State of the Union… Read More

This Week in History: December 25 – 31

“If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.” ~ George… Read More

The Tale of the Christmas Tree

Just about everyone who celebrates Christmas these days have at least one beautifully decorated Christmas tree. The tree is such… Read More

This Week in History: December 18 – 24

“Hindsight is the historian’s necessary vice.” ~ Hilary Mantel December 20, 1606: Expedition to America and Establishment of Jamestown In… Read More

How Has the Bill of Rights Changed?

The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights are the founding documents of the United States. A… Read More

This Week in History: December 11 – 17

“Certain periods in history suddenly lift humanity to an observation point where a clear light falls upon a world previously… Read More

This Week in History: December 4 – 10

“I go into my library and all history unrolls before me.” ~ Alexander Smith December 6, 1877: Thomas Edison Makes… Read More

This Week in History: November 27 – December 3

“A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.” ~ Norman… Read More