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2013-02-15 23:05:06

Interactive Web Maps Connect History Buffs with Presidential History Sites. Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 MapMuse today announced the release of its Presidents Day Locators, a series of complimentary web maps that connect history buffs with historical sites related to the American presidency. Users can now find and learn about nearby presidential birthplaces, presidential libraries, and presidential burial places with the click of a button. “For most people, Presidents Day is...

2012-11-02 14:56:38

Reagan and Clinton Rate Best Among Recent Presidents During presidential campaigns, it´s not unusual to hear candidates from both parties say they will focus on strengthening the nation´s economy. But how well have presidents delivered on that promise once in the White House? On a newly-released report card that grades presidents on their economic performance, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warren G. Harding and Rutherford B. Hayes are at the top of the class, while Chester Arthur,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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