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Who would have made an interesting president, but never got the shot? 39 Bucky Sep 2012 Jun 7 2 3170
If you could describe the history of America in one word... 33 ellisonz Feb 2012 Sep 2012 0 13529
Why are Americans so bad at studying history? 29 ellisonz Apr 2012 Jun 2012 0 5432
Another trivia question 24 RZM Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 2745
Who are your top five American Presidents? 22 ellisonz Feb 2012 Apr 2012 0 3459
Why didn't the North let the South secede? 21 SnohoDem Nov 2012 Jun 2013 0 21686
Okay, so apparently every group needs a host and we don't have one here.... 20 Rowdyboy Dec 2011 Dec 2011 1 3770
150 Years of Misunderstanding the Civil War 20 steve2470 Jun 2013 Jun 2014 21 3390
Favorite documentaries? 19 Adsos Letter Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 2735
What are the best first person accounts of American fighting in WW2 ? 18 steve2470 Jun 2014 Aug 2014 0 1456
Robert Higgs: Why Do So Many People Automatically and Angrily Condemn Historical Revisionism? 16 ellisonz Dec 2011 Feb 2012 1 2552
Here's a trivia question 16 RZM Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 1921
Just watched the movie "The Patriot," and out of curiosity looked up a British view of 15 GreenPartyVoter Oct 2013 Apr 2015 5 3456
Lookie what we found in our old house 14 47of74 Jan 2012 Feb 2012 15 4683
My book on how the states got their names... 14 kag Dec 2011 Dec 2011 6 2992
Happy Birthday Jeanette Rankin, first woman ever elected to congress and the only member who voted 13 Rowdyboy Jun 2012 Jun 2012 3 2392
Strange But True: Ron Paul Thinks The American Civil War Was 'Unnecessary' 12 ellisonz Dec 2011 Jan 2012 2 3110
Why isn't there more enthusiasm for anothe civil war? 11 struggle4progress May 2011 Dec 2011 0 1637
Who is your favorite Founding Father? (Poll) 11 ellisonz May 2012 Jun 2012 0 2461
Civil War Sesquicentennial 10 melonkali Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 1671
Well, I'm reading "1491" by Charles Mann 10 canoeist52 Dec 2011 Apr 2012 1 1863
Gorbachev: Is the World Really Safer Without the Soviet Union? 9 ellisonz Dec 2011 Jan 2012 1 2138
On 17 July 1967 Jimi Hendrix first appeared in concert. 9 discntnt_irny_srcsm Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 1201
"History's 'Hatfields amd McCoys' a bleak depiction of famous feud" 8 Rowdyboy May 2012 Jul 2012 1 3127
"Earharts Anti-Freckle Cream Jar Possibly Found" 8 Rowdyboy Jun 2012 Jun 2012 22 3107
"10 European Colonies that failed before Jamestown" 7 Rowdyboy May 2013 May 2013 1 3082
While I'm not exactly wild about the DAR, having noticed an apparent preponderance 7 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 900
Candidates Show Fondness for World War II References 6 ellisonz Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 1311
Famous photo of female Pearl Harbor firefighters debunked 6 ellisonz Dec 2011 Dec 2011 4 3469
Questions about indentured servants in the Southern colonies 6 YoungDemCA May 2014 Jan 2016 1 1124
'She sails like a bird' ! - Replica French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US 6 Surya Gayatri Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 1447
Black History Month: Debunking the 10 biggest myths about black history 5 ellisonz Feb 2012 Feb 2012 1 2534
LAT: Huntington acquires trove of Lincoln, Civil War telegrams, codes 5 ellisonz Jan 2012 Jan 2012 3 1349
U.S. Holocaust Museum refutes FDR supporters' defense of failure to bomb Auschwitz 5 ellisonz Jan 2012 Apr 2012 0 1223
Power, Propaganda, and Purpose in American Democracy 5 BridgeTheGap Jan 2012 Jul 2012 2 1029
The University of Iowa's collection of Civil War Diaries & Letters 5 Generic Other Jun 2012 Jun 2012 2 1264
DNA study bolsters disputed view of migration into North America 5 bemildred Jul 2012 Sep 2012 2 1252
Explorers find downed German U-Boat off Mass. 5 struggle4progress Jul 2012 Jul 2012 2 1663
There is history everywhere. 5 rug Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 932
Plymouth Rock defaced by vandals 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Feb 2014 0 1313
The history of African Americans begins in St Augustine 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 May 2015 5 965
Presidents wth no living direct descendants 5 Kaleva Aug 2014 Aug 2015 3 1595
The Know-Nothing Party, the 1920s KKK, and elements of the Tea Party: historical parallels? 5 YoungDemCA Aug 2015 Mar 2016 5 1075
The U.S. Government Turned Away Thousands of Jewish Refugees, Fearing That They Were Nazi Spies 5 jakeXT Nov 2015 Feb 2016 1 390
I am reading James Bradley's-"The Imperial Cruise"- 4 digonswine Feb 2012 Feb 2012 0 2081
1876: The Year When Things Went from Bad to Worse for Indians and Blacks 4 ellisonz Jan 2012 Jan 2012 1 1534
Twain ripped 4 Bucky Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 1522
Apparently everything, that needed to be said about American history, has already been said 4 struggle4progress Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 1053
Jonathan Zimmerman: Newt Gingrich, Pseudo-Historian 4 ellisonz Dec 2011 Dec 2011 4 1079
New Look at an Old Memo Casts More Doubt on Rehnquist 4 ellisonz Mar 2012 Apr 2012 1 1344
Walter Russell Mead: The Myth of America's Decline 4 ellisonz Apr 2012 Apr 2012 0 1627
Lincoln's other legacy. 4 bluedigger Nov 2012 Feb 2013 1 970
The 'Bill of Rights' Hand Game 4 Tx4obama Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 1442
A Rivalry of Cousins: Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Aug 2015 3 753
The Many U.S. Presidents Before George Washington. 4 Agnosticsherbet Apr 25 May 9 1 291
The 'Undue Weight' of Truth on Wikipedia 3 ellisonz Feb 2012 Feb 2012 1 1398
British spies stumped by Charlie Chaplin mystery 3 ellisonz Feb 2012 Feb 2012 1 1142
Ok I read "Killing Lincoln" by O'Reilly and I have a question. 3 yellowcanine Jan 2012 Jan 2012 1 1925
Debunking neo-confederate revisionist propaganda 3 TigerToMany Jan 2012 Jan 2012 2 2253
Anyone planning on going to any of the Civil War 150th Anniversary events? 3 charlie and algernon Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 1174
Today in American History....the 238th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.... 3 Rowdyboy Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 1764
Only 1/3rd of Americans Supported the American Revolution? 3 ellisonz Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 1895
The Road to War between the U.S. and Japan was Paved by Irreconcilable Worldviews 3 ellisonz Dec 2011 Dec 2011 1 1209
Has anyone read the 2-volume "Road to Disunion" by William Freehling? 3 Adsos Letter Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 1520
"J. Edgar" Fails to Deliver the Historical Goods 3 ellisonz Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 1447
I watched "Sherman's March" last night, the History Channel's production. 3 raccoon Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 1502
Finley Peter Dunne - Great American Humorist or Greatest American Humorist? 3 ellisonz Mar 2012 Apr 2012 0 1412
As World War One centennial nears, fight erupts over memorial 3 ellisonz Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 1786
Brooklyn hunts for spirit of 1776 soldiers 3 ellisonz Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 1190
Search for Amelia Earhart Starts Again 3 ellisonz Mar 2012 Apr 2012 0 1566
Pearl Harbor attack pics 3 ashling Apr 2012 Oct 2012 0 2015
The Battle of Quallah Battoo 3 steve2470 Jul 2012 Jul 2012 1 2118
Today in Peace and Justice history on February 27, 1973 3 spazzmann Feb 2013 Mar 2013 0 741
For 20 Years the Nuclear Launch Code at US Minuteman Silos Was 00000000 3 Mosby Nov 2013 Dec 2013 0 698
Central America's largest museum of Mayan Culture to be built in Guatemala 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 645
7 Forgotten but extremely influential women from (American) history.... 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Sep 2014 4 1992
How an African slave helped Boston fight smallpox 3 MADem Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 800
Adams or Jefferson? (Poll) 3 ellisonz Oct 2015 Nov 2015 0 504
The Lincoln-Douglas debates weren’t as great as Gingrich thinks 2 ellisonz Feb 2012 Feb 2012 0 992
Is This Russian Landscape the Birthplace of Native Americans? 2 ellisonz Feb 2012 Jun 2012 2 1501
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