Military History

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  • A Visit to Cove Fort Learn more

    Take a virtual visit to an important landmark in Utah history. This pioneer outpost was a way station for weary travelers who crossed the state.

  • Civil War

    Learn the major events of the Civil War. Discover how each event contributed to the final restoration of the union between the states of the United States of America.

  • Cold War

    This war of ideas and economies includes the building of the Iron Curtain and the nuclear arms race.

  • Conquerors of the World

    Cross the plains of Europe and Asia with Hannibal, Charlemagne, and Suleiman the Magnificent.

  • Japanese Internment Learn more

    Learn why some of America’s citizens were interned during World War II, and how their lives were affected.

  • Mexican War Learn more

    Discover the causes of the Mexican War and explore its effects.

  • Montford Point Marines Learn more

    Listen to the stories of the Montford Point Marines, who faced discrimination and segregation in the military, and learn about their significance in the military.

  • The Articles of Confederation Learn more

    Learn about the “first constitution� of the United States, drafted in 1777 by the same Continental Congress that passed the Declaration of Independence.

  • The Race for Space Learn more

    Explore the events and programs that lead to and occurred during America’s race for space.

  • The Spanish American War Learn more

    Learn about the events that occurred during the war between the U.S. and Spain that led to the emergence of the U.S. as a world power.

  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Learn about the African Americans in the early twentieth century who trained at the Tuskegee Institute and became pilots for their country.

  • Vicksburg Learn more

    Learn about the city of Vicksburg and why it played such an important role in the Civil War.

  • Wars in U.S. History

    Honor American veterans by learning about the major wars in the History of the United States.

  • World War I Learn more

    Experience stories of soldiers from Opelika, Alabama that inspire courage and gratitude for those who served in the “war to end all wars.”

  • World War II in Europe

    Explore the rise and fall of the Nazi empire in Europe during the largest world war.