Lee D'Amato is a writer from Queens, New York. He is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Dramatic Writing. If he's not reading or writing, you can probably find him at the movies, or in the kitchen testing out a new recipe.
We wouldn't want to cross their paths...
The runners were plagued by high heat, dusty roads, wild dogs, and rat poison.
How did the continent become home to British convicts?
This little-known figure had a short but fascinating life.
This cavalry regiment was celebrated for its role in the Spanish-American War.
Taking a broad look at the development of civilizations.
The Corps of Discovery set out to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Territory.
This little-known confrontation turned deadly.
It was over in less than an hour.
Nicknamed the "Limping Lady", she was not to be underestimated.
Hear directly from people who lived through historical events.
His contribution to various expeditions has been largely overlooked.
This public injustice became a force for change.
The blight had devastating consequences on the island and beyond.
Disgruntled audiences pelted him with rotten eggs.
He was determined to take down William Chaloner, an audacious coiner.
Scientists and showmen alike tested the limits of the new invention.
We're taking a look at this series of influential English civil wars.
He led the bloodiest civil war in world history.
The 1680 rebellion drove the Spaniards out of the province for 12 years.