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How do you move history? "Battle of Atlanta" cyclorama--fascinating!! 2 niyad Feb 9 Feb 9 2 128
“Maybe that’s why my vegetables taste funny,” 1 Kali Sep 2016 Dec 9 5 479
{16th-Century Spanish} Santa Elena fort found {on Parris Island, SC} after decades-long search 0 eppur_se_muova Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 247
think about it 3 SheriffBob Jul 2016 Jul 2016 2 337
Was Mary Todd Lincoln Driven ‘Mad’ by a Vitamin Deficiency? 1 elleng Jul 2016 Feb 11 0 319
This map predicted how Japan would attack the US during World War II 4 steve2470 May 2016 Jul 2016 5 856
The Many U.S. Presidents Before George Washington. 6 Agnosticsherbet Apr 2016 Jan 15 1 507
Newspaper Ads Show Freed Slaves’ Desperate Search for Lost Relatives 1 Baobab Apr 2016 Apr 2016 2 529
The Legacy of 1776: A Conversation with William Daniels and Lin-Manuel Miranda 2 elleng Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 1468
Throwback Thursday: Dubuque obscenity debate draws national attention 1 47of74 Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 567
February 25, 1870 First African American Senator 5 Agnosticsherbet Feb 2016 Dec 8 4 648
Unpublished Black History 0 Agnosticsherbet Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 781
You may be cool 1 rug Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 301
I rarely do this, but I am going to recommend a book... Pls see : 2 dixiegrrrrl Feb 2016 Jul 2016 8 822
Social Security: Summary of Major Changes in the Cash Benefits Program 1 Agnosticsherbet Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 763
The U.S. Government Turned Away Thousands of Jewish Refugees, Fearing That They Were Nazi Spies 5 jakeXT Nov 2015 Feb 2016 2 565
Adams or Jefferson? (Poll) 4 ellisonz Oct 2015 Jul 2016 0 705
Why the GOP is ideologically no longer the Party of Lincoln 1 Jnew28 Sep 2015 Oct 2015 0 1094
Blood done sign my name 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 314
Lynching in America: A documentary history 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 330
The Know-Nothing Party, the 1920s KKK, and elements of the Tea Party: historical parallels? 5 YoungDemCA Aug 2015 Mar 2016 5 1302
Murder and Mayhem: The War of Reconstruction in Texas 0 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 840
The Colfax Massacre 0 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Aug 2015 5 395
July 4th - It's Louis XVI we're celebrating with the tallship HERMIONE... 0 Surya Gayatri Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 846
June 23, 1865: Last Confederate General in the field, Brig. Gen. Stan Watie, a Cherokee, surrenders… 0 Journeyman Jun 2015 Jun 2015 4 776
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 Sherman A1 Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 395
February 9, 1825 "Corrupt Bargain": United States presidential election, 1824 0 steve2470 May 2015 May 2015 1 463
'She sails like a bird' ! - Replica French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US 6 Surya Gayatri Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 1679
"Then there is nothing left for me to do but to go and see General Grant...." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 593
TAFT CAUSES HOTEL DELUGE (caps in original at NY Times) 1 steve2470 Mar 2015 Apr 2015 1 793
Here someone posted a copy of the NY Times from 70 years ago. 0 rgbecker Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 466
Why did the antebellum Northern factory owners not want to have slaves working in their factories? 2 raccoon Jan 2015 Feb 2015 1 2155
WTD... It's a great day to be a Duck 0 WheelWalker Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 512
Which former President's crypt was robbed and the body lost to history? 2 Kaleva Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 753
Ralph Lincoln 2 rug Nov 2014 Jul 2016 2 622
How an African slave helped Boston fight smallpox 3 MADem Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 932
General Jean Victor Marie Moreau 0 Kaleva Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 772
Denver Students Walk Out In Protest Of Conservative Takeover Of Curriculum 1 jakeXT Sep 2014 Nov 2014 3 537
War of the Regulation (1765-1771 in NC and SC) 1 steve2470 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 653
A Rivalry of Cousins: Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Aug 2015 3 899
80th Anniversary of the SS Morro Castle Disaster 0 Number9Dream Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 578
The Preamble in other languages 1 47of74 Aug 2014 Dec 2014 0 618
Presidents wth no living direct descendants 5 Kaleva Aug 2014 Aug 2015 3 1854
While I'm not exactly wild about the DAR, having noticed an apparent preponderance 7 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 1126
Crowd of nearly 10,000 gathered at civil rights event in Lexington (KY) in 1867 1 theHandpuppet Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 546
What are the best first person accounts of American fighting in WW2 ? 18 steve2470 Jun 2014 Aug 2014 0 1816
The day trip that devastated New York's Little Germany 2 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 4 708
Grant and Sherman made plan at Burnet House that ended Civil War 0 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 974
I had never heard of Reverend George Lee and Lamar Smith until today. 0 raccoon Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 685
Ironic: Republican Horace Greeley may be said to have subsidized Karl Marx's 2 JDPriestly Jun 2014 Jul 2014 2 1429
Meritocracy vs Aristocracy in the time of the founders. (dropped in GD, cross posted here) 1 Ed Suspicious May 2014 May 2014 0 671
Questions about indentured servants in the Southern colonies 6 YoungDemCA May 2014 Jan 2016 1 1372
Remembering Bloody Ludlow – One Hundred Years On 1 Sherman A1 Apr 2014 Dec 2014 2 574
The "Strange Fruit" was often female 1 Godot51 Mar 2014 Nov 2014 5 914
The Mammoth Cometh: Reviving an extinct species-the Passenger Pigeon 0 Rowdyboy Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 1201
Infamous mass grave of young women in ancient city of Cahokia also holds men.... 0 Rowdyboy Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 1524
Movie censorship is OK: 1915 SCOTUS Mutual Film Corporation v. Industrial Commission of Ohio 1 steve2470 Feb 2014 Oct 2014 1 739
10 American Masters who made their mark on Black History 2 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 734
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 1080
7 Forgotten but extremely influential women from (American) history.... 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Sep 2014 4 2274
Jubilee Singers' matriarch stepped into greatness 1 mgc1961 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 695
Central America's largest museum of Mayan Culture to be built in Guatemala 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 745
African American Military History Museum in Hattiesburg Mississippi reopens after tornado damage 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 792
February 4, 1789 (225 years ago) George Washington elected 1st president of United States.... 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 724
Exhibit examines role of quilts in US history... 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 689
The history of African Americans begins in St Augustine 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 May 2015 5 1114
Race to save Alaska's lost "melting villages"boosted by major research grant 2 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Feb 2014 4 661
"Rough Passage to London: a Sea Captain's Tale" historical novel by Robin Lloyd 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 1036
Plymouth Rock defaced by vandals 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Feb 2014 0 1527
"A 2,000-Year-Old Human Skeleton Was Just Unearthed In South Florida" 1 applegrove Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 782
Francis Scott Key poem that became national anthem will join Fort McHenry Flag for 1st time 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 1034
Sale of shipwreck salvage from Dominican Republic.... 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 10 2593
New books centers on "Buffalo Soldiers", runaway slaves recruited in US southwest 1 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 10 0 520
"Discovery of oldest footprints gives clues to Mexico's climate" 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 559
There is history everywhere. 5 rug Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 1110
For 20 Years the Nuclear Launch Code at US Minuteman Silos Was 00000000 3 Mosby Nov 2013 Dec 2013 0 832
TPM Article on JFK assassination on the conspiracies cluster 0 Bucky Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 530
The 'Bill of Rights' Hand Game 4 Tx4obama Oct 2013 Oct 2013 3 1606
Supreme Court Cases For Dummies: US History Review - VIDEO 0 Tx4obama Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 959
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