Alaska’s Golden City

Juneau is the capital city of Alaska.
Alaska is known as the last frontier. The state’s capital city, Juneau, has a rich history… Continue Reading

Columbus Day: The History and the Conflict

Columbus Day celebrates an Italian explorer – but some think it should recognize the people who were here first.
Columbus Day is celebrated each year on the second Monday in October. It is in honor… Continue Reading

The Spill: A New Planet

Weekly news you can use.
Welcome to LNGenZ’s roundup of the trending topics in the news this week. Ukraine’s Story Ukraine… Continue Reading

John Adams: The Second President of the United States

John Adams was the second president, but he served as vice president under the first.
John Adams was the first vice president and the second president of the United States. He… Continue Reading

Ukraine’s Story

All about the country and why it’s in the news.
Ukraine has been in the news lately. People are talking about the country because of a… Continue Reading

Alaska: The 49th State

Alaska was the 49th state to join the United States. Only Hawaii joined after.
Alaska was the 49th state to join the United States in 1959. About 15,000 years ago,… Continue Reading

Japan Allows Whale Hunting Again

Whale hunting was illegal in Japan for over 30 years, but now it’s back.
For many years, hunting whale has been a tradition in several countries. But in the 1800s… Continue Reading

Scientists Found a New Planet They Can’t Explain

Sometimes new discoveries show us that we didn’t understand the science as well as we thought.
Scientists who study space, called astronomers, found a new planet far away. Planets outside our solar… Continue Reading

Montgomery: A Colorful History

The story of Alabama’s capital city.
Montgomery, Alabama: The Early Years Montgomery, the capital city of Alabama, wasn’t always the bustling city… Continue Reading

Spanking Children Is Against the Law in Scotland

Scotland’s Parliament has decided that spanking is not appropriate. Now it’s illegal in Scotland.
Physical discipline is a form of punishment that makes people uncomfortable or gives them pain. This… Continue Reading

The Spill: Barbie No More

Weekly news you can use.
Welcome to LNGenZ’s roundup of the trending topics in the news this week. Saudi Arabia Opens… Continue Reading

George Washington: The First American President

George Washington was the first president of the United States.
George Washington was the first president of the United States. He was born in Virginia on… Continue Reading

America’s First Immigrant

The story of Annie Moore.
The Statue of Liberty is a sign that stands for freedom and the chance to build… Continue Reading

Saudi Arabia Opens Up to the World

Kingdom will allow tourists.
Saudi Arabia, a country in the Middle East, is opening up to tourists. Until now, the… Continue Reading

The History of Alabama

Alabama was the 22nd state to join the United States.
Alabama was the 22nd state to join the United States. It got the nickname “Heart of… Continue Reading

Stores Sell Gender Neutral Toys

What kind of toy do kids prefer to play with?
What kind of toys and games do you play with at home? Usually, different toys are… Continue Reading

The Black Patriots: Slaves Who Fought for American Independence

The black patriots who fought in the Revolutionary War helped begin the end of American slavery.
The Revolutionary War changed history in many ways. When the American colonies decided to fight for… Continue Reading

Impeachment: What Does It Mean for Trump?

Why are people talking about impeaching the president?
There has been a lot of talk in the news of impeaching President Donald Trump. Democrats… Continue Reading

Impeachment: What Is It?

What does it mean to impeach the president?
What is impeachment and how is it used? What happens when a president gets impeached? Impeachment… Continue Reading

The Spill: Strike!

All the hot news this week.
Welcome to LNGenZ’s roundup of the trending topics in the news this week. GM Workers on… Continue Reading

GM Workers on Strike

Employees at car company refuse to work.
Workers at the car company General Motors are refusing to go to work. When employees band… Continue Reading

Where Does Money Come From?

How notes and coins are created.
Have you ever made money doing chores at home or by setting up a lemonade stand… Continue Reading

Climate Concerns: Can We Save the Planet?

Many who believe in climate change hope for carbon neutrality by 2050.
Many people believe that pollution is changing the climate and might even be destroying the world.… Continue Reading

Out of Many, One

E pluribus unum and the Great Seal.
Have you ever wondered where we get the words and phrases on our money? “In God… Continue Reading

The Spill: Schoolboy Hero

All the hot news this week.
Welcome to LNGenZ’s roundup of the trending topics in the news this week. Constitution Day On… Continue Reading

School Boy Becomes UT Hero with Homemade Shirt

One student’s victory over bullies.
A fourth-grade student made headlines after he was teased over a homemade football t-shirt. An elementary… Continue Reading

What Are Taxes?

Taxes are a key issue in society since almost everybody has to pay them. So, what… Continue Reading

North Korea and the United States Talk Peace

When an atom is split, a great amount of energy is released. This is nuclear fission,… Continue Reading

Constitution Day

September 17 celebrates the signing of the US Constitution.
On September 17, 1787, leaders from 13 colonies signed the United States Constitution. This officially created… Continue Reading

In God We Trust

In God We Trust is the second motto of the United States.
A national motto is a phrase or sentence that represents a country. The United States has… Continue Reading

The Spill: Moon Landing, 9/11, and a New Dinosaur

All the hot news this week.
Welcome to LNGenZ’s roundup of the trending topics in the news this week. India’s Moon Landing… Continue Reading

New Dinosaur Found

Scientists discover new species.
A new species of dinosaur has been discovered. A team of scientists found the fossils near… Continue Reading

What is a Recession?

Recessions are usually bad, but some good comes from them too.
The economy grows and shrinks, and we call this the boom and bust cycle. When the… Continue Reading

What is 9/11?

Remembering September 11, 2001.
Americans remember September 11, 2001, as the day of a big terrorist attack. The day is… Continue Reading

India’s Moon Landing

Success for failure?
Only three countries have landed a spacecraft on moon before, the US, China, and Russia. Now… Continue Reading

The US Dollar

Why do we use the dollar?
The official money of the United States is the dollar. It’s equal to 100 cents, or… Continue Reading

The Spill: Labor Day, WWII and Womens’ Votes

All the hot news this week.
Welcome to LNGenZ’s roundup of the trending topics in the news this week. The Story of… Continue Reading

Climate Change: Real or Not?

Nobody knows what will happen.
You may have heard that humans are wrecking the planet with pollution, and especially a gas… Continue Reading

80 Years Since World War II

Adolf Hitler and his Nazis almost took over the world 80 years ago.
World War II began on September 1, 1939; that was 80 years ago. It started when… Continue Reading

The Story of Labor Day

The first Labor Day.
Labor Day is a day that honors workers. America celebrates with a three-day weekend and many… Continue Reading

The Spill: Amazon Fires, Japan, and the Electoral College

All the hot news this week.
Welcome to LNGenZ's roundup of the trending topics in the news this week. Fires in the… Continue Reading

The 19th Amendment: Women Get the Right to Vote

Women couldn’t vote in the United States until the 19th Amendment.
“Everybody counts in applying democracy,” said Carrie Chapman Catt. Democracy is a way of making decisions… Continue Reading

Fires in the Amazon Rainforest

What is really going on in the Amazon?
According to recent reports, 9,000 fires are burning in the Amazon rainforest. Many people have described… Continue Reading

What Is Free Trade?

Should the government control trade, or stay out of it?
Free trade happens when buyers and sellers from different countries trade with each other without either… Continue Reading

What is the Electoral College?

What is the best way to pick the president?
Every four years, the United States has an election to pick a new president. While people… Continue Reading

US and Japan Make Trade Deal

Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe agree on trade.
President Trump recently traveled to France for the G7 summit, which took place on August 24… Continue Reading

The Spill: Hong Kong, Bugs, and Buying Greenland

All the hot news this week.
Welcome to LNGenZ's roundup of the trending topics in the news this week. Protests in Hong… Continue Reading

Trump Wants to Buy Greenland?

All about Greenland.
President Donald Trump was scheduled to visit Denmark, but he announced on August 20 that he… Continue Reading

What is Money?

How does money work?
There’s an old saying that "money makes the world go around." In an economy, people work,… Continue Reading

Eating Bugs?

Would you eat insects?
How much meat do you eat? Many Americans eat meat every day, but this common food… Continue Reading

What is Health Care?

How does health care work?
How often do you go to the doctor? Health care is important in everybody’s life –… Continue Reading

Protests in Hong Kong

People in Hong Kong protest.
In the last few weeks, people have been protesting in Hong Kong. Located on a tiny… Continue Reading

Court Says President Trump Can Build Wall

The Supreme Court says Donald Trump can build the wall.
The question of who can live in America is one that a lot of people are… Continue Reading

Boris Johnson is Britain’s New Leader

The US and the UK - best of friends?
Great Britain is one of the USA’s closest friends around the world. It is made up… Continue Reading

Becoming American

How does someone become American?
Immigrants are people who move to the United States from some other country. There are rules… Continue Reading

Who Are the Political Parties?

The history of American politics.
Most political conversations in the US have something to do with one of the two big… Continue Reading

Free Speech in Schools

Should students have free speech?
Dr. Luana Maroja is a teacher at Williams College in Massachusetts, and she wants her school… Continue Reading

What is the Minimum Wage?

How much money should people earn?
To make sure people have enough money to live, the government asks companies to pay workers… Continue Reading

Does the USA Need a Wall?

Let's talk about the border wall.
After months of debate over whether a border wall is an effective tool or a symbolic… Continue Reading