Published: July 22, 2011 at 11:49 am
Texas has been a state since 1845. So why do Texans still believe they live in a separate country?
Published: June 09, 2011 at 12:33 pm
Modern-day conservatives claim Woodrow Wilson wrecked the American century.
Published: May 16, 2011 at 11:46 am
Lowell Thomas combined journalism and entertainment to help create the legend of Lawrence of Arabia.
Published: April 05, 2011 at 3:46 pm
Liked The King's Speech? Find out how a visit to America helped George VI find his voice.
Published: January 27, 2011 at 5:29 pm
In 1943, Jehovah’s Witnesses went to court over their constitutional right not to pledge allegiance to the United States.
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.