Published: January 20, 2011 at 12:23 pm
So many people insist on viewing the American Civil War (or any war, for that matter) from a good-guys-won perspective. It's a sure way to obscure at least half the facts and distort the meaning of the rest. As long …
Published: December 03, 2010 at 11:45 am
The Marquis de Lafayette returned to America, his adopted home, during the contentious 1824 presidential election.
Published: October 04, 2010 at 3:07 pm
Why did the South lose the Civil War? Because it ignored black slaves and white women.
Published: August 04, 2010 at 9:28 am
Courageous or reckless, Alice Paul spearheaded a new suffrage campaign for American women
Published: August 04, 2010 at 9:27 am
The 1913 National Woman Suffrage Procession was a turning point for American women seeking the right to vote
Published: August 04, 2010 at 9:26 am
A brief timeline of American women’s long road to political power
Published: August 04, 2010 at 9:24 am
Defenders say Senate filibusters protect minority rights. Opponents say they make a mockery of majority rule.
Published: July 15, 2010 at 9:42 am
Links to photos and video of the 18th-century sailing vessel found buried under the site of the World Trade Center on July 14, 2010.
Published: June 03, 2010 at 3:11 pm
John Dickinson was America’s most renowned patriot until he refused to sign the Declaration of Independence.
Published: June 03, 2010 at 3:10 pm
Wall Street bailed out the feds when J.P. Morgan saved the U.S. Treasury from collapse in 1895.
Published: April 01, 2010 at 11:11 am
Baseball’s two greatest pitchers, Satchel Paige and Dizzy Dean, barnstormed their way across the major league color line.
Published: April 01, 2010 at 8:18 am
The Boston Tea Party wasn’t about higher taxes. It was America’s first response to too big to fail.
Published: March 24, 2010 at 12:27 pm
Affordable quality health care for everyone became a reality for one Oklahoma town in the depths of the Great Depression.
Published: February 04, 2010 at 12:33 pm
Forget Valley Forge. The Morristown winter of 1779-80 was the real test for George Washington and the Continental Army.
Published: February 04, 2010 at 12:31 pm
Abigail Adams and former slave Phoebe Abdee forged an unusual bond.
Published: February 01, 2010 at 7:17 pm
Although wildlife painter John James Audubon routinely killed birds for specimens, he was appalled by the activities of the 'egg-collectors of Labrador,' whom he accused of waging a 'war of extermination.'