Today in History: The War of 1812 Begins

This day (June 18) in 1812 marks the beginning of the War of 1812 after the U.S., under the presidency of James Madison, declared war on Great Britain. There were three major reasons for this declaration: Britain’s economic blockade of France, the capturing of American seaman and forcing them to serve in the British Royal [Read More…]

Today in History: Neil Armstrong Makes Giant Leap for Mankind

That’s one small step for a man — one giant leap for mankind. — Neil Armstrong, First Man to Set Foot on the Moon July 20, 1969: American Astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon. Were you watching the event on television that day, as so many around the [Read More…]

Back Issues of ‘Cobblestone: The History Magazine for Young People’

Since January 1980, Cobblestone: The History Magazine for Young People has been published for kids ages 9 to 14. We’ve added several back issues of this magazine to our offerings of ad-free educational magazines. The back issues we have listed are from the late 1980s and early 1990s (as of this writing) and are approximately [Read More…]