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"10 European Colonies that failed before Jamestown" 7 Rowdyboy May 2013 May 2013 1 1174
"150 years later, Quantrill's raid on Lawrence still stirs deep emotions-on both sides" 0 Rowdyboy Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 260
"Could one man have shortened the Vietnam War?" 0 handmade34 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 2 539
"King of America: Who would be Washington's heir?" 0 Rowdyboy Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 539
"New North America Viking Voyage Discovered" 0 Rowdyboy Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 385
"Why the US was (sorta) founded on June 21, 1788" 0 Rowdyboy Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 378
"A 2,000-Year-Old Human Skeleton Was Just Unearthed In South Florida" 1 applegrove Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 267
"Discovery of oldest footprints gives clues to Mexico's climate" 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 174
"Earharts Anti-Freckle Cream Jar Possibly Found" 8 Rowdyboy Jun 2012 Jun 2012 22 2454
"History's 'Hatfields amd McCoys' a bleak depiction of famous feud" 8 Rowdyboy May 2012 Jul 2012 1 2489
"J. Edgar" Fails to Deliver the Historical Goods 3 ellisonz Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 1095
"Red Tails": The Tuskegee Airmen Deserved a Movie That's Not Completely Unwatchable 1 RZM Feb 2012 Feb 2012 0 679
"Rough Passage to London: a Sea Captain's Tale" historical novel by Robin Lloyd 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 304
'Master of the mountain' 1 mgc1961 Oct 2012 Oct 2012 1 452
10 American Masters who made their mark on Black History 2 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 191
10 Things You Didnít Know About the Fourth of July 1 sarisataka Jul 2012 Jul 2012 1 834
150 years later, Dakota war wounds still cut deep 0 ellisonz Feb 2012 Feb 2012 2 387
150 Years of Misunderstanding the Civil War 20 steve2470 Jun 2013 Jun 21 21 2099
1567 Spanish fort found in western North Carolina...."Fort San Juan" 1 Rowdyboy Jul 2013 Jul 2013 11 868
1825 Contingent election 0 steve2470 Jul 2012 Jul 2012 0 574
1876: The Year When Things Went from Bad to Worse for Indians and Blacks 4 ellisonz Jan 2012 Jan 2012 1 1100
1st submarine to sink an enemy warship, the Confederacy's "Hundley" sank 150 years ago (2/17/1864) 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 235
200 Years Ago: February 14, 1813 0 Sherman A1 Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 372
200 Years Ago: February 8, 1813 0 Sherman A1 Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 452
3-D sonar provides new view of Civil War shipwreck 0 Tuesday Afternoon Jan 2013 Jan 2013 0 559
50 years ago....June 11, 1962 Three prisoners escape from Alcatraz 0 Rowdyboy Jun 2012 Jun 2012 0 1823
66 Years After He Saved a Navy Ship, Another Battle Is Won 0 ellisonz Jan 2012 Jan 2012 1 411
69 years ago (6/22/1944) modern American culture began when the GI bill was signed... 0 Rowdyboy Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 311
7 Forgotten but extremely influential women from (American) history.... 1 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 421
A 1969 plan to build a second, nuke-proof Manhattan below New York City 1 Bucky Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 931
A Little Trouble in Big China 1 ellisonz May 2012 May 2012 0 516
A Mexican Immigrantís Act of Honor 0 ellisonz Feb 2012 Feb 2012 0 511
African American Military History Museum in Hattiesburg Mississippi reopens after tornado damage 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 130
Alabama's last known real daughter of the Confederacy buried in Cullman (al.com) 1 eppur_se_muova Jan 2012 Feb 2012 1 739
America's history: Interior department tries to better tell history of all Americans 0 ellisonz Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 378
Amusing photo of an attempt to sway Democrats from their desired Presidential nominee. 2 MADem Aug 2012 Aug 2012 1 711
Ancient Mayan city (Chactun) found in Campeche, Mexico 0 Rowdyboy Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 792
Another trivia question 24 RZM Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 2207
Anyone ever seen this film inspired by a suggestion by FDR? He is credited in the opening 0 Generic Other Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 402
Anyone have any good books about the Puritans? 0 XemaSab Jun 2012 Jun 2012 0 454
Anyone planning on going to any of the Civil War 150th Anniversary events? 3 charlie and algernon Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 901
Apparently everything, that needed to be said about American history, has already been said 4 struggle4progress Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 731
Archeologists find ivory sundial at Jamestown excavation site.... 0 Rowdyboy Jun 2012 Jun 2012 6 910
Archeology dig may uncover nation's eariest free African-American settlement 0 Rowdyboy Aug 2013 Aug 2013 5 347
Article about Ray Bradbury's FBI file 0 a geek named Bob Aug 2012 Aug 2012 0 345
As World War One centennial nears, fight erupts over memorial 3 ellisonz Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 1223
August 1, 1801 Ė The American schooner USS Enterprise captures the Tripolitan polacca, Tripoli 0 Sherman A1 Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 480
August 2, 1813 Fort Stephenson, Sandusky County, Ohio 0 Sherman A1 Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 386
August 30, 1813, Fort Mims, Alabama (Mississippi Territory) 0 Sherman A1 Aug 2013 Aug 2013 1 359
Award Winners at the 2012 OAH/NCPH Meeting (Looking for Good Reads?) 1 ellisonz Apr 2012 May 2012 1 780
Bill deals with sailors killed in 1804, Jewish WWI heroes, ship names 2 ellisonz Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 642
Black History Month: Debunking the 10 biggest myths about black history 5 ellisonz Feb 2012 Feb 2012 1 1378
Black voter turnout may have surpassed whites for the first time 0 obama2terms Dec 2012 Dec 2012 0 421
Border Story: an actually pretty interesting video about the US-Canadian border 1 Bucky Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 425
Brian Jones: Karl Marx and the US Civil War 0 Democracyinkind Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 484
British spies stumped by Charlie Chaplin mystery 3 ellisonz Feb 2012 Feb 2012 1 835
Brooklyn hunts for spirit of 1776 soldiers 3 ellisonz Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 886
Candidates Show Fondness for World War II References 6 ellisonz Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 951
Census documenting Great Depression to be released 0 ellisonz Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 582
Central America's largest museum of Mayan Culture to be built in Guatemala 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 206
Chilling tape from Air Force One on day JFK shot 0 ellisonz Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 555
Civil War historian makes Gettysburg his focus and his home 0 mgc1961 Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 360
Civil War Sesquicentennial 10 melonkali Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 1326
Cooking Up Change: How Food Helped Fuel The Civil Rights Movement 0 ellisonz Jan 2012 Jan 2012 0 411
Crowd of nearly 10,000 gathered at civil rights event in Lexington (KY) in 1867 1 theHandpuppet Jul 18 Thursday 2 102
Debunking neo-confederate revisionist propaganda 3 TigerToMany Jan 2012 Jan 2012 2 1426
DNA study bolsters disputed view of migration into North America 5 bemildred Jul 2012 Sep 2012 2 867
Documentary shows wartime plight of Japanese-Hawaiians 0 AsahinaKimi Jun 2012 Jun 2012 3 593
Duplicate post deleted 0 Rowdyboy Dec 2011 Dec 2011 0 328
Eric Foner: Rooted in Reconstruction ... The First Wave of Black Congressmen 0 ellisonz Mar 2012 Mar 2012 0 475
Exhibit examines role of quilts in US history... 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 190
Explorers find downed German U-Boat off Mass. 5 struggle4progress Jul 2012 Jul 2012 2 1156
Explorers group discovers name of Lake Michigan shipwreck - w/video 0 Bozita Apr 2012 Apr 2012 2 791
Famous photo of female Pearl Harbor firefighters debunked 6 ellisonz Dec 2011 Dec 2011 4 2262
Fascinating Movie: The Man Nobody Knew. 2 JDPriestly Jun 2012 Sep 2013 2 761
Favorite documentaries? 19 Adsos Letter Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 2046
February 14, 1778 0 Sherman A1 Feb 2013 Feb 2013 1 399
February 4, 1789 (225 years ago) George Washington elected 1st president of United States.... 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 204
Finley Peter Dunne - Great American Humorist or Greatest American Humorist? 3 ellisonz Mar 2012 Apr 2012 0 877
For 20 Years the Nuclear Launch Code at US Minuteman Silos Was 00000000 3 Mosby Nov 2013 Dec 2013 0 294
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