John Elliott Cairnes' devastating critique of Southern society sinks the Confederacy's campaign to bond with Britain
Military History’s exclusive interview sheds light on a groundbreaking digital history project
Separated from Southern-sympathizing Manhattan, Brooklyn had one of the largest and most politically aware Black communities in the U.S.
U.S. Navy brought a situation on itself by granting its captains "letters of marque" to harass Spanish ships.
Long before it became Margaritaville, Key West was a boom town built on bad news
Sidney Gottlieb ran a workshop dedicated to assassination—and mind control
For a century and a half, wealthy northerners built their fortunes off sugar, rum, and human misery