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When family history informs us about American History 6 csziggy Mar 2017 Tuesday 3 416
Axis of Evil speech Jan 2002 3 irisblue Aug 11 Sep 17 0 921
Adams or Jefferson? (Poll) 16 ellisonz Oct 2015 Sep 10 0 2328
Science may have solved the 150-year-old mystery of a sunken Civil War submarine 2 Eugene Aug 25 Aug 26 9 1957
Joseph McCarthy 8 Blindingly apparent Aug 15 Aug 22 0 2663
You may be cool 3 rug Feb 2016 Aug 4 5 1125
New books centers on "Buffalo Soldiers", runaway slaves recruited in US southwest 2 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jul 19 2 732
"...Hamiltons project...arose from a superabundance of secretions which he could not find Whores..." 2 steve2470 Jun 29 Jul 18 4 1749
Amelia Earhart mystery: Photo appears taken 2 years before pilot vanished. 2 Cattledog Jul 13 Jul 13 0 1117
How the East Was Won: A Photographic Portrait 0 elleng Jul 7 Jul 7 3 1064
The "second Cold War" and Cold War 2.0 0 Democrats_win Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 178
Six Nazi spies were executed in D.C. White supremacists gave them a memorial - on federal land. 1 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 5 1374
Political Correctness? 4 srcameron Jun 2017 Jun 2017 6 1583
Who would have made an interesting president, but never got the shot? [View all] 60 Bucky Sep 2012 Jun 2017 3 4870
Age of living presidents 0 Kaleva Jun 2017 Jun 2017 2 3054
US navy hopes cannon found by divers is from wreck of the USS Revenge 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 4 3612
The US war with Germany officially lasted about 10 years. 4 Kaleva Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 3733
Anyone else think that since 9/11 police and military are automatically considereed "heroes" 5 captain queeg May 2017 May 2017 2 500
A New Parchment Declaration of Independence Surfaces. Head-Scratching Ensues. 1 elleng Apr 2017 Apr 2017 15 7319
TAFT CAUSES HOTEL DELUGE (caps in original at NY Times) 2 steve2470 Mar 2015 Mar 2017 2 1058
On September 17, 1861, President Lincoln imprisoned one third of the Maryland General Assembly 2 steve2470 Mar 2017 Mar 2017 5 1689
I wonder how Comrade tRump is going to F*** up Womens History month? 4 samnsara Mar 2017 Mar 2017 4 507
Was Mary Todd Lincoln Driven ‘Mad’ by a Vitamin Deficiency? 1 elleng Jul 2016 Feb 2017 0 540
How do you move history? "Battle of Atlanta" cyclorama--fascinating!! 2 niyad Feb 2017 Feb 2017 2 453
The Many U.S. Presidents Before George Washington. 6 Agnosticsherbet Apr 2016 Jan 2017 1 784
“Maybe that’s why my vegetables taste funny,” 1 Kali Sep 2016 Dec 2016 5 701
Just watched the movie "The Patriot," and out of curiosity looked up a British view of 18 GreenPartyVoter Oct 2013 Dec 2016 6 4463
February 25, 1870 First African American Senator 5 Agnosticsherbet Feb 2016 Dec 2016 4 901
I rarely do this, but I am going to recommend a book... Pls see : 2 dixiegrrrrl Feb 2016 Jul 2016 8 1050
{16th-Century Spanish} Santa Elena fort found {on Parris Island, SC} after decades-long search 0 eppur_se_muova Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 448
This map predicted how Japan would attack the US during World War II 4 steve2470 May 2016 Jul 2016 5 1138
Ralph Lincoln 2 rug Nov 2014 Jul 2016 2 951
think about it 3 SheriffBob Jul 2016 Jul 2016 2 553
Newspaper Ads Show Freed Slaves’ Desperate Search for Lost Relatives 1 Baobab Apr 2016 Apr 2016 2 734
The Legacy of 1776: A Conversation with William Daniels and Lin-Manuel Miranda 2 elleng Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 1919
The Know-Nothing Party, the 1920s KKK, and elements of the Tea Party: historical parallels? 5 YoungDemCA Aug 2015 Mar 2016 5 1715
Throwback Thursday: Dubuque obscenity debate draws national attention 1 47of74 Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 768
Unpublished Black History 0 Agnosticsherbet Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 1122
The U.S. Government Turned Away Thousands of Jewish Refugees, Fearing That They Were Nazi Spies 5 jakeXT Nov 2015 Feb 2016 2 849
Questions about indentured servants in the Southern colonies 6 YoungDemCA May 2014 Jan 2016 1 2084
Social Security: Summary of Major Changes in the Cash Benefits Program 1 Agnosticsherbet Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 957
Why the GOP is ideologically no longer the Party of Lincoln 1 Jnew28 Sep 2015 Oct 2015 0 1309
Blood done sign my name 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 545
Lynching in America: A documentary history 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 524
Murder and Mayhem: The War of Reconstruction in Texas 0 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 1042
The Colfax Massacre 0 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Aug 2015 5 624
A Rivalry of Cousins: Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Aug 2015 3 1116
Presidents wth no living direct descendants 5 Kaleva Aug 2014 Aug 2015 3 2835
July 4th - It's Louis XVI we're celebrating with the tallship HERMIONE... 0 Surya Gayatri Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 1107
June 23, 1865: Last Confederate General in the field, Brig. Gen. Stan Watie, a Cherokee, surrenders… 0 Journeyman Jun 2015 Jun 2015 4 1076
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 Sherman A1 Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 594
The history of African Americans begins in St Augustine 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 May 2015 5 1329
February 9, 1825 "Corrupt Bargain": United States presidential election, 1824 0 steve2470 May 2015 May 2015 1 658
"Then there is nothing left for me to do but to go and see General Grant...." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 846
'She sails like a bird' ! - Replica French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US 6 Surya Gayatri Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 2201
Here someone posted a copy of the NY Times from 70 years ago. 0 rgbecker Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 662
Why did the antebellum Northern factory owners not want to have slaves working in their factories? 2 raccoon Jan 2015 Feb 2015 1 6991
WTD... It's a great day to be a Duck 0 WheelWalker Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 691
Remembering Bloody Ludlow – One Hundred Years On 1 Sherman A1 Apr 2014 Dec 2014 2 768
The Preamble in other languages 1 47of74 Aug 2014 Dec 2014 0 879
Which former President's crypt was robbed and the body lost to history? 2 Kaleva Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 953
The "Strange Fruit" was often female 1 Godot51 Mar 2014 Nov 2014 5 1124
Denver Students Walk Out In Protest Of Conservative Takeover Of Curriculum 1 jakeXT Sep 2014 Nov 2014 3 731
How an African slave helped Boston fight smallpox 3 MADem Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 1161
Movie censorship is OK: 1915 SCOTUS Mutual Film Corporation v. Industrial Commission of Ohio 1 steve2470 Feb 2014 Oct 2014 1 948
General Jean Victor Marie Moreau 0 Kaleva Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1004
War of the Regulation (1765-1771 in NC and SC) 1 steve2470 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 861
7 Forgotten but extremely influential women from (American) history.... 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Sep 2014 4 2896
80th Anniversary of the SS Morro Castle Disaster 0 Number9Dream Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 790
What are the best first person accounts of American fighting in WW2 ? 18 steve2470 Jun 2014 Aug 2014 0 2180
While I'm not exactly wild about the DAR, having noticed an apparent preponderance 7 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 1442
There is history everywhere. 5 rug Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 1349
Crowd of nearly 10,000 gathered at civil rights event in Lexington (KY) in 1867 1 theHandpuppet Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 729
Ironic: Republican Horace Greeley may be said to have subsidized Karl Marx's 2 JDPriestly Jun 2014 Jul 2014 2 1672
The day trip that devastated New York's Little Germany 2 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 4 928
150 Years of Misunderstanding the Civil War 20 steve2470 Jun 2013 Jun 2014 21 3891
Grant and Sherman made plan at Burnet House that ended Civil War 0 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 1196
I had never heard of Reverend George Lee and Lamar Smith until today. 0 raccoon Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 891
Meritocracy vs Aristocracy in the time of the founders. (dropped in GD, cross posted here) 1 Ed Suspicious May 2014 May 2014 0 867
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