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Who would have made an interesting president, but never got the shot? 24 Bucky Sep 2012 Friday 1 2154
June 23, 1865: Last Confederate General in the field, Brig. Gen. Stan Watie, a Cherokee, surrenders… 0 Journeyman Jun 23 Jun 23 4 100
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 Sherman A1 Jun 8 Jun 8 1 143
The history of African Americans begins in St Augustine 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 May 21 5 659
Presidents wth no living direct descendants 4 Kaleva Aug 2014 May 18 3 625
February 9, 1825 "Corrupt Bargain": United States presidential election, 1824 0 steve2470 May 14 May 14 1 163
TAFT CAUSES HOTEL DELUGE (caps in original at NY Times) 1 steve2470 Mar 2015 Apr 29 1 420
"Then there is nothing left for me to do but to go and see General Grant...." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 9 Apr 21 2 199
'She sails like a bird' ! - Replica French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US 6 Surya Gayatri Apr 18 Apr 19 4 307
Just watched the movie "The Patriot," and out of curiosity looked up a British view of 15 GreenPartyVoter Oct 2013 Apr 6 4 1761
Here someone posted a copy of the NY Times from 70 years ago. 0 rgbecker Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 157
Why did the antebellum Northern factory owners not want to have slaves working in their factories? 2 raccoon Jan 2015 Feb 2015 1 492
WTD... It's a great day to be a Duck 0 WheelWalker Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 257
Questions about indentured servants in the Southern colonies 5 YoungDemCA May 2014 Dec 2014 1 547
Remembering Bloody Ludlow – One Hundred Years On 1 Sherman A1 Apr 2014 Dec 2014 2 287
The Preamble in other languages 1 47of74 Aug 2014 Dec 2014 0 259
Which former President's crypt was robbed and the body lost to history? 2 Kaleva Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 349
The "Strange Fruit" was often female 1 Godot51 Mar 2014 Nov 2014 5 472
Denver Students Walk Out In Protest Of Conservative Takeover Of Curriculum 1 jakeXT Sep 2014 Nov 2014 3 272
Ralph Lincoln 0 rug Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 267
How an African slave helped Boston fight smallpox 3 MADem Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 246
Movie censorship is OK: 1915 SCOTUS Mutual Film Corporation v. Industrial Commission of Ohio 1 steve2470 Feb 2014 Oct 2014 1 399
General Jean Victor Marie Moreau 0 Kaleva Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 363
War of the Regulation (1765-1771 in NC and SC) 1 steve2470 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 301
A Rivalry of Cousins: Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt 0 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 356
7 Forgotten but extremely influential women from (American) history.... 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Sep 2014 4 1088
80th Anniversary of the SS Morro Castle Disaster 0 Number9Dream Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 270
What are the best first person accounts of American fighting in WW2 ? 18 steve2470 Jun 2014 Aug 2014 0 854
While I'm not exactly wild about the DAR, having noticed an apparent preponderance 7 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 526
There is history everywhere. 5 rug Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 618
Crowd of nearly 10,000 gathered at civil rights event in Lexington (KY) in 1867 1 theHandpuppet Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 282
Ironic: Republican Horace Greeley may be said to have subsidized Karl Marx's 2 JDPriestly Jun 2014 Jul 2014 2 499
The day trip that devastated New York's Little Germany 2 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 4 309
150 Years of Misunderstanding the Civil War 20 steve2470 Jun 2013 Jun 2014 21 2702
Grant and Sherman made plan at Burnet House that ended Civil War 0 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 541
I had never heard of Reverend George Lee and Lamar Smith until today. 0 raccoon Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 364
Meritocracy vs Aristocracy in the time of the founders. (dropped in GD, cross posted here) 1 Ed Suspicious May 2014 May 2014 0 336
Message auto-removed 0 Name removed May 2014 May 2014 0 200
The Mammoth Cometh: Reviving an extinct species-the Passenger Pigeon 0 Rowdyboy Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 679
Infamous mass grave of young women in ancient city of Cahokia also holds men.... 0 Rowdyboy Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 730
10 American Masters who made their mark on Black History 2 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 380
1st submarine to sink an enemy warship, the Confederacy's "Hundley" sank 150 years ago (2/17/1864) 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 617
Race to save Alaska's lost "melting villages"boosted by major research grant 2 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Feb 2014 4 382
Jubilee Singers' matriarch stepped into greatness 1 mgc1961 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 361
Central America's largest museum of Mayan Culture to be built in Guatemala 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 406
African American Military History Museum in Hattiesburg Mississippi reopens after tornado damage 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 388
Plymouth Rock defaced by vandals 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Feb 2014 0 713
February 4, 1789 (225 years ago) George Washington elected 1st president of United States.... 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 461
Exhibit examines role of quilts in US history... 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 379
"Rough Passage to London: a Sea Captain's Tale" historical novel by Robin Lloyd 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 578
"A 2,000-Year-Old Human Skeleton Was Just Unearthed In South Florida" 1 applegrove Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 449
Francis Scott Key poem that became national anthem will join Fort McHenry Flag for 1st time 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 485
Sale of shipwreck salvage from Dominican Republic.... 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 10 2116
New books centers on "Buffalo Soldiers", runaway slaves recruited in US southwest 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 285
"Discovery of oldest footprints gives clues to Mexico's climate" 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 308
For 20 Years the Nuclear Launch Code at US Minuteman Silos Was 00000000 3 Mosby Nov 2013 Dec 2013 0 468
TPM Article on JFK assassination on the conspiracies cluster 0 Bucky Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 309
The 'Bill of Rights' Hand Game 4 Tx4obama Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 945
Supreme Court Cases For Dummies: US History Review - VIDEO 0 Tx4obama Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 557
Today in Peace & Justice history on October 3, 1967 0 spazzmann Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 400
Today in Peace & Justice history on October 1, 1964 0 spazzmann Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 329
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 30, 1965 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 299
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 26, 1909
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Today in Peace & Justice history on September 25, 1957 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 321
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 24, 1969 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 330
Fascinating Movie: The Man Nobody Knew. 2 JDPriestly Jun 2012 Sep 2013 2 991
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 mgc1961 Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 636
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 22, 1966 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 393
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 21, 1963 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 359
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 20, 1906
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Today in Peace & Justice history on September 19, 1952 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 332
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 16, 1974
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Today in Peace & Justice history on September 15, 1963 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 1 356
Today in Peace and Justice history on September 13, 1858 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 295
Today in Peace and Justice history on September 10, 1996 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 396
Today in Peace and Justice history on September 9, 1971 1 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 396
Today in Peace and Justice history on September 8, 1965 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 322
Today in Peace and Justice history on September 7, 1957
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RIP PA Republican Gov. Bill Scranton, Radical Progressive by Today's Standard [VIDEO] 1 Counterpoint PA Sep 2013 Sep 2013 3 470
Today in Peace and Justice history on September 5, 1882
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