Discover Charles Peale Polk's painting of George Washington.
Elizabeth I (1533–1603), queen of England, never married and was known as the virgin queen. The first English attempts to colonize North America were made under her patronage.
VHS accession number: 1990.81
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Learn about how the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia helped women gain the right to vote.
The civil rights movement of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s was one phase in the longer black freedom...