Author: Peter Cozzens
While his brother Tecumseh was assembling the greatest Indian confederation the U.S. would ever confront, the “Prophet” launched a fateful preemptive attack in Indiana Territory.
Author: Eleanor Jones Harvey
When the leading European naturalist visited America and met with Thomas Jefferson, it had a profound impact on the young nation.
Author: Roy Morris Jr.
There was widespread fraud, especially in the swing state of Florida. We are talking, of course, about 1876.
Author: The Editors
Roast pig, boiled rockfish, and apple pie were among the dishes George and Martha enjoyed during the holiday in 1797. Here are some actual recipes.
Author: Vincent DiGirolamo
Newsboys in antebellum New York and elsewhere were embroiled in all the major conflicts of their day, becoming mixed metaphors for enterprise and annoyance.
Author: Jim Cullen
The sitcom “All in the Family” debuted 50 years ago this month, and had a lasting effect on television and American culture.
Author: H. W. Brands
Chief Justice Roger Taney made his contribution to the ideology of white supremacy when he asserted that blacks were a people apart, beyond the promise of the Declaration and the guarantees of the Constitution.
Author: Ed Offley
USS Nevada was the only battleship to get underway during the attack at Pearl Harbor. The recent discovery of the ship's hull revived interest in her dramatic story.
Author: Edwin S. Grosvenor
Masks and "social distancing" are nothing new. Over the centuries, Americans have suffered terribly from smallpox, yellow fever, cholera, typhoid, pellagra, influenza, polio, and other pandemics.
Author: Gil Klein
When he was Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Joe Biden pointed out the real threat to America