hannon33, you dear poor soul… You’re taking an online course to learn HTML and CSS? Why in the world would you do that? There are plenty of websites that you can learn this stuff from for free! I am sure we can all give you some links to such resources.
Also, just to point this out as a helpful gesture… Don’t use auto margins like this and please use the hexidecimal code for the color you want to use. If you are going to set the margins and use color, set them like this:
In before ranting! I learned html and css here since it has a really easy, almost linear learning curve (not even sure what that means). However many consider it a bad resource, I think mainly because of [this](http://w3fools.com/). I still don’t regret using w3schools, though they should look at w3fools and fix where they are wrong… can’t be any easier than that.