Published: October 03, 2014 at 2:42 pm
Tennessee Williams' art imitates life; Civil War in a box
Published: October 03, 2014 at 2:39 pm
How making chemical weapons in World War I broke ground for the U.S. military-industrial complex
Published: October 02, 2014 at 4:54 pm
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Conceived in Liberty
In the Civil War, North and South justified their causes with inspiration from the nation's original freedom fight: the American Revolution
by Glenn W. LaFantasie
An Unholy Mess
Published: August 05, 2014 at 2:47 pm
Lead Belly wows John and Alan Lomax.
Published: July 29, 2014 at 3:14 pm
A 'deep dive' into the lives of the Roosevelts
Published: July 29, 2014 at 1:37 pm
Reviews: The Mob and the City: The Hidden History of How the Mafia Captured New York, The Longest Day, D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
Published: July 29, 2014 at 12:43 pm
General Winfield Scott - military hero, political flop
Published: July 29, 2014 at 12:29 pm
Francis Scott Key, the Battle of Baltimore and 'The Star-Spangled Banner'
Published: July 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm
The October 2014 issue features stories on Francis Scott Key's patriotic song, Theresa Bernstein's art, Stonewall Jackson, Lady Bird's 1964 southern tour and the War of 1812.
Published: June 02, 2014 at 3:14 pm
Virginia Mennonites helped Unionists escape the Confederacy on an underground railroad. Now their modern-day kin reveal the long hidden story
Published: June 02, 2014 at 3:12 pm
Penicillin helped win World War II. Peoria made it possible.
Published: June 02, 2014 at 3:10 pm
Readers respond to our latest stories
Published: June 02, 2014 at 3:08 pm
Great War stories for young readers
Published: June 02, 2014 at 3:06 pm
Published: June 02, 2014 at 3:00 pm
The August 2014 issue of American History magazine features articles on second-term presidents, President George Washington quelling protests against the federal liquor tax, a portfolio of Carleton Watkins' photographs of Yosemite, Jewish refugees denied entry to the United States in 1939 and Virginian Mennonites helping Unionists escape the Confederacy.
Published: April 08, 2014 at 3:24 pm
Two years before the Declaration of Independence was written, thousands of militiamen put an end to British rule in Massachusetts