For eleven days in February and March 1717, New England was hit with four major snowstorms. The devastation struck some as a sign from God.
A short video describing the colonial village of Gravesend, Brooklyn, founded by Lady Deborah Moody in 1643, only to somewhat mysteriously disappear.
By the time Jamestown, Virginia was settled, St. Augustine, Florida was already 42 years old. The rich history of America's oldest settlement.
Presuming that immigration was a boon to national security, U.S. borders remained mostly open for the first century of the nation’s existence.