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Disaster leaves a mark—on the land, on the people who survive and in our collective memory. We can't prevent the winds, the rains, the tectonic shifts and volcanic eruptions. But can history teach us how to mitigate nature's effect on us— and our effect on nature?
American History-201508

August 2015

Features Eisenhower Wartime leader, peacetime visionary ‘I really hit a new world’ West Point—and Eisenhower’s Kansas roots—made the man by Carlo d’Este ‘I’m going to command the...
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Table of Contents – August 2014 American History magazine

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.
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Table of Contents – June 2014 American History

Custer keeps the peace in Texas, Hollywood's golden age in 1939, photographs captured by Dorothea Lange, Massachusetts militiamen end British rule in 1774, and commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing.
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Table of Contents – April 2014 American History

Washington cuts loose at dinner party, Herbert Hoover's humanitarian efforts abroad, Hudson River School artist capture a day in the life of a soldier, European mesmerism inspires Americans to think positive, and palaces built of cotton coal and corn in the heartland.
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Table of Contents – February 2014 American History

The February 2014 issue of American History magazine features articles on Comanche chief Quanah Parker, American folk murder ballads, Peggy Shippen's role in leading Benedict Arnold to treason, Teddy Roosevelt's grandson Kermit's part in overthrowing Iran's elected government, Americans in London and Mission to Moscow's Hollywood propaganda.
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Table of Contents – December 2013 American History

The December 2013 issue of American History magazine features articles on John F. Kennedy's presidency, 3/5 Constitutional compromise, Lewis and Clark's expedition to the Pacific coast, the Great Railroad Strike of 1877, why we pay taxes and the revival of the Pawpaw.
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Table of Contents – October 2013

The October 2013 issue of American History magazine features articles on President Lincoln's visit to Petersburg in 1863, Lucy and Henry Knox's risky romance, Superman turning 75, early auto racers competing in the Vanderbilt Cup, America's whaling industry, and the scandal that shook Grover Cleveland's presidential campaign.
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Table of Contents – August 2013

The August 2013 issue of American History magazine features articles on photographer Edward S. Curtis, signers of the Declaration of Independence, Edison, Ford and Firestone's camping adventure, West Virginia's secession, and Ronald Reagan reborn.
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Table of Contents – June 2013 American History

The June 2013 issue of American History magazine features articles on Patriotism during the War of 1812, Mark Twain's Great Adventure to Hawaii, Wilson at War and in Love, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's House in Cambridge, Mass., Civil War and American Art, the First Slaves at Jamestown
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Table of Contents – April 2013

Features Deliverance Family tragedy prompted young Teddy Roosevelt to answer the call of the wild West and shaped the man who would be president by H.W. Brands Supremely Gothic A phantasmagorical house...
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Letter From American History

Stolen Treasures A hallmark of American democracy we tend to take for granted is that records kept by the government belong to the people. At the National Archives in Washington, D.C., and its satellite...