Source: Embassy of the United States of America
There is still controversy over who “discovered” America, but certainly over 500 years ago Christopher Columbus undertook a voyage that marked modern Europe’s engagement with the American continents. This site discusses that historic voyage and the American holiday that commemorates it.
Source: United Nations
“The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, when the UN Charter had been ratified by a majority of the original 51 Member States. The day is now celebrated each year around the world as United Nations Day.” (UNITED NATIONS) Read an introduction to the United Nations.
Source: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
PBS Kids has gathered the best of their Halloween activities and games. Make Halloween masks, practice face painting, build an alien and more.