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50 years ago this event took place 4 Koch Ebola 8 hrs ago 6 hrs ago 1 209
Sally Hemings Takes Center Stage. 0 elleng Saturday Saturday 4 218
Secrets Of War, Espionage 09 Roosevelt's Spymasters 1 bucolic_frolic Jan 2018 May 3 1 256
On 6 April 1917 the US declared war on Germany but... 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Apr 15 Apr 15 2 368
Last Witness to Pres. Lincoln Assassination, April 14, 1865: TV Game Show 1956 6 appalachiablue Apr 12 Apr 14 27 2075
The day trip that devastated New York's Little Germany 3 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Mar 29 4 1107
Remembering Bloody Ludlow – One Hundred Years On 2 Sherman A1 Apr 2014 Mar 29 2 899
7 Forgotten but extremely influential women from (American) history.... 4 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Mar 29 4 4181
The Colfax Massacre 1 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Mar 29 6 804
Newspaper Ads Show Freed Slaves’ Desperate Search for Lost Relatives 2 Baobab Apr 2016 Mar 29 2 889
Who would have made an interesting president, but never got the shot? [View all] 62 Bucky Sep 2012 Mar 29 3 5437
People lost to history 12 Kaleva Jan 2018 Mar 29 2 555
The Confederate General Who Became a Race Traitor 11 pangaia Nov 2017 Mar 29 14 1098
50 years ago, the My Lai massacre shamed the US military 2 Eugene Mar 2018 Mar 2018 3 171
"The Men Who Built America - Frontiersmen" was infuriatingly bad 5 Freelancer Mar 2018 Mar 2018 5 878
Ross Perot 9 BlueDog22 Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 467
The Bombing of Wall Street, PBS American Experience: Premier Feb. 13 3 appalachiablue Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 269
NEW *THE GILDED AGE* PBS American Experience (2018) 1 appalachiablue Feb 2018 Feb 2018 2 267
American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents 0 elleng Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 305
What are the best first person accounts of American fighting in WW2 ? 19 steve2470 Jun 2014 Jan 2018 0 2408
New book by historianStevenJ Ross..Hitler in Los Angeles, 4 irisblue Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 303
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 lordsummerisle Dec 2017 Dec 2017 7 271
When New York City Was a (Literal) Battlefield 1 elleng Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 648
Manspread: before and after - Lady Ga Ga and the Live Five 1 Goonch Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 569
Adams or Jefferson? (Poll) 17 ellisonz Oct 2015 Oct 2017 0 2590
When family history informs us about American History 6 csziggy Mar 2017 Sep 2017 3 629
Axis of Evil speech Jan 2002 3 irisblue Aug 2017 Sep 2017 0 1067
Science may have solved the 150-year-old mystery of a sunken Civil War submarine 2 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 9 2585
Joseph McCarthy 8 Blindingly apparent Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 3025
You may be cool 3 rug Feb 2016 Aug 2017 5 1312
New books centers on "Buffalo Soldiers", runaway slaves recruited in US southwest 2 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jul 2017 3 885
"...Hamiltons project...arose from a superabundance of secretions which he could not find Whores..." 2 steve2470 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 4 2146
Amelia Earhart mystery: Photo appears taken 2 years before pilot vanished. 2 Cattledog Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1274
How the East Was Won: A Photographic Portrait 0 elleng Jul 2017 Jul 2017 3 1242
The "second Cold War" and Cold War 2.0 0 Democrats_win Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 391
Six Nazi spies were executed in D.C. White supremacists gave them a memorial - on federal land. 1 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 5 1596
Political Correctness? 4 srcameron Jun 2017 Jun 2017 6 1866
Age of living presidents 0 Kaleva Jun 2017 Jun 2017 2 3258
US navy hopes cannon found by divers is from wreck of the USS Revenge 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 4 3765
The US war with Germany officially lasted about 10 years. 4 Kaleva Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 3904
Anyone else think that since 9/11 police and military are automatically considereed "heroes" 5 captain queeg May 2017 May 2017 2 757
A New Parchment Declaration of Independence Surfaces. Head-Scratching Ensues. 1 elleng Apr 2017 Apr 2017 15 7567
TAFT CAUSES HOTEL DELUGE (caps in original at NY Times) 2 steve2470 Mar 2015 Mar 2017 2 1257
On September 17, 1861, President Lincoln imprisoned one third of the Maryland General Assembly 2 steve2470 Mar 2017 Mar 2017 5 1897
I wonder how Comrade tRump is going to F*** up Womens History month? 4 samnsara Mar 2017 Mar 2017 4 710
Was Mary Todd Lincoln Driven ‘Mad’ by a Vitamin Deficiency? 1 elleng Jul 2016 Feb 2017 0 660
How do you move history? "Battle of Atlanta" cyclorama--fascinating!! 2 niyad Feb 2017 Feb 2017 2 625
The Many U.S. Presidents Before George Washington. 6 Agnosticsherbet Apr 2016 Jan 2017 1 978
“Maybe that’s why my vegetables taste funny,” 1 Kali Sep 2016 Dec 2016 5 852
Just watched the movie "The Patriot," and out of curiosity looked up a British view of 18 GreenPartyVoter Oct 2013 Dec 2016 6 4750
February 25, 1870 First African American Senator 5 Agnosticsherbet Feb 2016 Dec 2016 4 1084
I rarely do this, but I am going to recommend a book... Pls see : 2 dixiegrrrrl Feb 2016 Jul 2016 8 1221
{16th-Century Spanish} Santa Elena fort found {on Parris Island, SC} after decades-long search 0 eppur_se_muova Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 584
This map predicted how Japan would attack the US during World War II 4 steve2470 May 2016 Jul 2016 5 1383
Ralph Lincoln 2 rug Nov 2014 Jul 2016 2 1126
think about it 3 SheriffBob Jul 2016 Jul 2016 2 722
The Legacy of 1776: A Conversation with William Daniels and Lin-Manuel Miranda 2 elleng Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 2313
The Know-Nothing Party, the 1920s KKK, and elements of the Tea Party: historical parallels? 5 YoungDemCA Aug 2015 Mar 2016 5 2011
Throwback Thursday: Dubuque obscenity debate draws national attention 1 47of74 Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 914
Unpublished Black History 0 Agnosticsherbet Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 1293
The U.S. Government Turned Away Thousands of Jewish Refugees, Fearing That They Were Nazi Spies 5 jakeXT Nov 2015 Feb 2016 2 1078
Questions about indentured servants in the Southern colonies 6 YoungDemCA May 2014 Jan 2016 1 2374
Social Security: Summary of Major Changes in the Cash Benefits Program 1 Agnosticsherbet Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 1090
Why the GOP is ideologically no longer the Party of Lincoln 1 Jnew28 Sep 2015 Oct 2015 0 1459
Blood done sign my name 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 665
Lynching in America: A documentary history 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 651
Murder and Mayhem: The War of Reconstruction in Texas 0 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 1172
A Rivalry of Cousins: Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Aug 2015 3 1271
Presidents wth no living direct descendants 5 Kaleva Aug 2014 Aug 2015 3 4298
July 4th - It's Louis XVI we're celebrating with the tallship HERMIONE... 0 Surya Gayatri Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 1251
June 23, 1865: Last Confederate General in the field, Brig. Gen. Stan Watie, a Cherokee, surrenders… 0 Journeyman Jun 2015 Jun 2015 4 1276
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 Sherman A1 Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 723
The history of African Americans begins in St Augustine 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 May 2015 5 1511
February 9, 1825 "Corrupt Bargain": United States presidential election, 1824 0 steve2470 May 2015 May 2015 1 789
"Then there is nothing left for me to do but to go and see General Grant...." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 993
'She sails like a bird' ! - Replica French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US 6 Surya Gayatri Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 2639
Here someone posted a copy of the NY Times from 70 years ago. 0 rgbecker Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 849
Why did the antebellum Northern factory owners not want to have slaves working in their factories? 2 raccoon Jan 2015 Feb 2015 1 7916
WTD... It's a great day to be a Duck 0 WheelWalker Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 799
The Preamble in other languages 1 47of74 Aug 2014 Dec 2014 0 1081
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