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Who would have made an interesting president, but never got the shot? 35 Bucky Sep 2012 18 hrs ago 1 2873
The U.S. Government Turned Away Thousands of Jewish Refugees, Fearing That They Were Nazi Spies 5 jakeXT Nov 19 Wednesday 0 212
I rarely do this, but I am going to recommend a book... Pls see : 0 dixiegrrrrl Monday Monday 2 83
Questions about indentured servants in the Southern colonies 6 YoungDemCA May 2014 Jan 20 1 788
Social Security: Summary of Major Changes in the Cash Benefits Program 1 Agnosticsherbet Nov 21 Nov 21 1 240
Adams or Jefferson? (Poll) 3 ellisonz Oct 2015 Nov 16 0 412
The Know-Nothing Party, the 1920s KKK, and elements of the Tea Party: historical parallels? 4 YoungDemCA Aug 2015 Nov 16 4 426
Why the GOP is ideologically no longer the Party of Lincoln 1 Jnew28 Sep 2015 Oct 2015 0 355
Blood done sign my name 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 172
Lynching in America: A documentary history 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 168
Murder and Mayhem: The War of Reconstruction in Texas 0 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 190
The Colfax Massacre 0 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Aug 2015 5 243
A Rivalry of Cousins: Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Aug 2015 3 585
Presidents wth no living direct descendants 5 Kaleva Aug 2014 Aug 2015 3 1037
July 4th - It's Louis XVI we're celebrating with the tallship HERMIONE... 0 Surya Gayatri Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 558
June 23, 1865: Last Confederate General in the field, Brig. Gen. Stan Watie, a Cherokee, surrenders… 0 Journeyman Jun 2015 Jun 2015 4 296
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 Sherman A1 Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 235
The history of African Americans begins in St Augustine 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 May 2015 5 862
February 9, 1825 "Corrupt Bargain": United States presidential election, 1824 0 steve2470 May 2015 May 2015 1 309
TAFT CAUSES HOTEL DELUGE (caps in original at NY Times) 1 steve2470 Mar 2015 Apr 2015 1 600
"Then there is nothing left for me to do but to go and see General Grant...." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 373
'She sails like a bird' ! - Replica French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US 6 Surya Gayatri Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 784
Just watched the movie "The Patriot," and out of curiosity looked up a British view of 15 GreenPartyVoter Oct 2013 Apr 2015 5 2538
Here someone posted a copy of the NY Times from 70 years ago. 0 rgbecker Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 298
Why did the antebellum Northern factory owners not want to have slaves working in their factories? 2 raccoon Jan 2015 Feb 2015 1 932
WTD... It's a great day to be a Duck 0 WheelWalker Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 371
Remembering Bloody Ludlow – One Hundred Years On 1 Sherman A1 Apr 2014 Dec 2014 2 413
The Preamble in other languages 1 47of74 Aug 2014 Dec 2014 0 399
Which former President's crypt was robbed and the body lost to history? 2 Kaleva Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 551
The "Strange Fruit" was often female 1 Godot51 Mar 2014 Nov 2014 5 643
Denver Students Walk Out In Protest Of Conservative Takeover Of Curriculum 1 jakeXT Sep 2014 Nov 2014 3 384
Ralph Lincoln 0 rug Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 393
How an African slave helped Boston fight smallpox 3 MADem Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 422
Movie censorship is OK: 1915 SCOTUS Mutual Film Corporation v. Industrial Commission of Ohio 1 steve2470 Feb 2014 Oct 2014 1 532
General Jean Victor Marie Moreau 0 Kaleva Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 544
War of the Regulation (1765-1771 in NC and SC) 1 steve2470 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 441
7 Forgotten but extremely influential women from (American) history.... 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Sep 2014 4 1673
80th Anniversary of the SS Morro Castle Disaster 0 Number9Dream Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 402
What are the best first person accounts of American fighting in WW2 ? 18 steve2470 Jun 2014 Aug 2014 0 1309
While I'm not exactly wild about the DAR, having noticed an apparent preponderance 7 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 785
There is history everywhere. 5 rug Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 814
Crowd of nearly 10,000 gathered at civil rights event in Lexington (KY) in 1867 1 theHandpuppet Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 402
Ironic: Republican Horace Greeley may be said to have subsidized Karl Marx's 2 JDPriestly Jun 2014 Jul 2014 2 739
The day trip that devastated New York's Little Germany 2 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 4 455
150 Years of Misunderstanding the Civil War 20 steve2470 Jun 2013 Jun 2014 21 3131
Grant and Sherman made plan at Burnet House that ended Civil War 0 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 734
I had never heard of Reverend George Lee and Lamar Smith until today. 0 raccoon Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 517
Meritocracy vs Aristocracy in the time of the founders. (dropped in GD, cross posted here) 1 Ed Suspicious May 2014 May 2014 0 515
The Mammoth Cometh: Reviving an extinct species-the Passenger Pigeon 0 Rowdyboy Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 929
Infamous mass grave of young women in ancient city of Cahokia also holds men.... 0 Rowdyboy Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 1139
10 American Masters who made their mark on Black History 2 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 586
1st submarine to sink an enemy warship, the Confederacy's "Hundley" sank 150 years ago (2/17/1864) 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 830
Race to save Alaska's lost "melting villages"boosted by major research grant 2 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Feb 2014 4 498
Jubilee Singers' matriarch stepped into greatness 1 mgc1961 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 485
Central America's largest museum of Mayan Culture to be built in Guatemala 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 560
African American Military History Museum in Hattiesburg Mississippi reopens after tornado damage 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 586
Plymouth Rock defaced by vandals 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Feb 2014 0 901
February 4, 1789 (225 years ago) George Washington elected 1st president of United States.... 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 592
Exhibit examines role of quilts in US history... 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 518
"Rough Passage to London: a Sea Captain's Tale" historical novel by Robin Lloyd 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 769
"A 2,000-Year-Old Human Skeleton Was Just Unearthed In South Florida" 1 applegrove Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 577
Francis Scott Key poem that became national anthem will join Fort McHenry Flag for 1st time 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 713
Sale of shipwreck salvage from Dominican Republic.... 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 10 2299
New books centers on "Buffalo Soldiers", runaway slaves recruited in US southwest 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 390
"Discovery of oldest footprints gives clues to Mexico's climate" 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 399
For 20 Years the Nuclear Launch Code at US Minuteman Silos Was 00000000 3 Mosby Nov 2013 Dec 2013 0 622
TPM Article on JFK assassination on the conspiracies cluster 0 Bucky Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 402
The 'Bill of Rights' Hand Game 4 Tx4obama Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 1289
Supreme Court Cases For Dummies: US History Review - VIDEO 0 Tx4obama Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 758
Today in Peace & Justice history on October 3, 1967 0 spazzmann Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 510
Today in Peace & Justice history on October 1, 1964 0 spazzmann Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 443
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 30, 1965 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 399
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 26, 1909
 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 409
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 25, 1957 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 441
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 24, 1969 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 454
Fascinating Movie: The Man Nobody Knew. 2 JDPriestly Jun 2012 Sep 2013 2 1178
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 mgc1961 Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 772
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 22, 1966 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 493
Today in Peace & Justice history on September 21, 1963 0 spazzmann Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 456
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