In the 1730s, a seven-year-old English girl washed up on the shores of West Africa and was adopted by her rescuers. She became the wife of a Prince and started a dynasty that extends into many of today's Xhosa royal families. Due to her recessive gene, now and then a child is born in the area with bright blue eyes. The article that goes along with this photo is also quite interesting

In the 1730s, a seven-year-old English girl washed up on the shores of West Africa and was adopted by her rescuers. She became the wife of a Prince and started a dynasty that extends into many of today's Xhosa royal families. Due to her recessive gene, now and then a child is born in the area with bright blue eyes. The article that goes along with this photo is also quite interesting

I think this is interesting because the Holocaust is publicized so much but we tend to forget about how many were lost when the colonies were founded in American soil.

'Never Forget - The Native American Genocides

I think this is interesting because the Holocaust is publicized so much but we tend to forget about how many were lost when the colonies were founded in American soil.

30 Graphics That Explain the Last 100 Years. Great set of graphics to teach history with.

30 Graphics That Explain the Last 100 Years. Great set of graphics to teach history with.

Can make most of these! (since I can't buy it!:( World War I by the Numbers - Infographic from the History Channel

Can make most of these! (since I can't buy it!:( World War I by the Numbers - Infographic from the History Channel

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind (I've more or less liked Calvin Coolidge since fifth grade, and it's just been further confirmed. :))

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind (I've more or less liked Calvin Coolidge since fifth grade, and it's just been further confirmed. :))

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983. FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.'

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983. FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.'

Top 10 Great Historical Impostors This list looks at great impostors from history; men and women who pretended to be someone they were not. It's focused entirely on impostors who claimed to be someone famous (with rather incredible success in some cases).

Top 10 Great Historical Impostors This list looks at great impostors from history; men and women who pretended to be someone they were not. It's focused entirely on impostors who claimed to be someone famous (with rather incredible success in some cases).

Did you know that in late 18th century Louisiana, black and multiracial women were ordered to cover their hair in public?

Shocking History: Why Women of Color in the 1800s Were Banned From Wearing Their Hair in Public

Did you know that in late 18th century Louisiana, black and multiracial women were ordered to cover their hair in public?

The Lebensborn project was one of most secret and terrifying Nazi projects

The Lebensborn project was one of most secret and terrifying Nazi projects

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