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Adams or Jefferson? (Poll) 9 ellisonz Oct 2015 Yesterday 0 851
A New Parchment Declaration of Independence Surfaces. Head-Scratching Ensues. 1 elleng Friday Friday 15 4048
TAFT CAUSES HOTEL DELUGE (caps in original at NY Times) 2 steve2470 Mar 2015 Mar 27 1 881
On September 17, 1861, President Lincoln imprisoned one third of the Maryland General Assembly 2 steve2470 Mar 26 Mar 26 5 1473
When family history informs us about American History 4 csziggy Mar 9 Mar 9 2 191
I wonder how Comrade tRump is going to F*** up Womens History month? 4 samnsara Mar 5 Mar 6 4 291
Who would have made an interesting president, but never got the shot? [View all] 57 Bucky Sep 2012 Feb 26 3 4515
Was Mary Todd Lincoln Driven ‘Mad’ by a Vitamin Deficiency? 1 elleng Jul 2016 Feb 11 0 383
How do you move history? "Battle of Atlanta" cyclorama--fascinating!! 2 niyad Feb 9 Feb 9 2 233
The Many U.S. Presidents Before George Washington. 6 Agnosticsherbet Apr 2016 Jan 2017 1 592
New books centers on "Buffalo Soldiers", runaway slaves recruited in US southwest 1 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2017 0 581
“Maybe that’s why my vegetables taste funny,” 1 Kali Sep 2016 Dec 2016 5 542
Just watched the movie "The Patriot," and out of curiosity looked up a British view of 18 GreenPartyVoter Oct 2013 Dec 2016 6 4060
February 25, 1870 First African American Senator 5 Agnosticsherbet Feb 2016 Dec 2016 4 715
I rarely do this, but I am going to recommend a book... Pls see : 2 dixiegrrrrl Feb 2016 Jul 2016 8 894
{16th-Century Spanish} Santa Elena fort found {on Parris Island, SC} after decades-long search 0 eppur_se_muova Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 327
This map predicted how Japan would attack the US during World War II 4 steve2470 May 2016 Jul 2016 5 924
Ralph Lincoln 2 rug Nov 2014 Jul 2016 2 708
think about it 3 SheriffBob Jul 2016 Jul 2016 2 403
Newspaper Ads Show Freed Slaves’ Desperate Search for Lost Relatives 1 Baobab Apr 2016 Apr 2016 2 595
The Legacy of 1776: A Conversation with William Daniels and Lin-Manuel Miranda 2 elleng Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 1550
The Know-Nothing Party, the 1920s KKK, and elements of the Tea Party: historical parallels? 5 YoungDemCA Aug 2015 Mar 2016 5 1439
Throwback Thursday: Dubuque obscenity debate draws national attention 1 47of74 Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 626
You may be cool 1 rug Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 362
Unpublished Black History 0 Agnosticsherbet Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 863
The U.S. Government Turned Away Thousands of Jewish Refugees, Fearing That They Were Nazi Spies 5 jakeXT Nov 2015 Feb 2016 2 638
Questions about indentured servants in the Southern colonies 6 YoungDemCA May 2014 Jan 2016 1 1473
Social Security: Summary of Major Changes in the Cash Benefits Program 1 Agnosticsherbet Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 822
Why the GOP is ideologically no longer the Party of Lincoln 1 Jnew28 Sep 2015 Oct 2015 0 1155
Blood done sign my name 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 369
Lynching in America: A documentary history 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 388
Murder and Mayhem: The War of Reconstruction in Texas 0 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 895
The Colfax Massacre 0 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Aug 2015 5 453
A Rivalry of Cousins: Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Aug 2015 3 975
Presidents wth no living direct descendants 5 Kaleva Aug 2014 Aug 2015 3 1950
July 4th - It's Louis XVI we're celebrating with the tallship HERMIONE... 0 Surya Gayatri Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 913
June 23, 1865: Last Confederate General in the field, Brig. Gen. Stan Watie, a Cherokee, surrenders… 0 Journeyman Jun 2015 Jun 2015 4 852
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 Sherman A1 Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 457
The history of African Americans begins in St Augustine 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 May 2015 5 1173
February 9, 1825 "Corrupt Bargain": United States presidential election, 1824 0 steve2470 May 2015 May 2015 1 522
"Then there is nothing left for me to do but to go and see General Grant...." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 655
'She sails like a bird' ! - Replica French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US 6 Surya Gayatri Apr 2015 Apr 2015 4 1750
Here someone posted a copy of the NY Times from 70 years ago. 0 rgbecker Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 540
Why did the antebellum Northern factory owners not want to have slaves working in their factories? 2 raccoon Jan 2015 Feb 2015 1 3926
WTD... It's a great day to be a Duck 0 WheelWalker Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 568
Remembering Bloody Ludlow – One Hundred Years On 1 Sherman A1 Apr 2014 Dec 2014 2 631
The Preamble in other languages 1 47of74 Aug 2014 Dec 2014 0 694
Which former President's crypt was robbed and the body lost to history? 2 Kaleva Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 814
The "Strange Fruit" was often female 1 Godot51 Mar 2014 Nov 2014 5 971
Denver Students Walk Out In Protest Of Conservative Takeover Of Curriculum 1 jakeXT Sep 2014 Nov 2014 3 597
How an African slave helped Boston fight smallpox 3 MADem Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 1000
Movie censorship is OK: 1915 SCOTUS Mutual Film Corporation v. Industrial Commission of Ohio 1 steve2470 Feb 2014 Oct 2014 1 804
General Jean Victor Marie Moreau 0 Kaleva Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 833
War of the Regulation (1765-1771 in NC and SC) 1 steve2470 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 716
7 Forgotten but extremely influential women from (American) history.... 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Sep 2014 4 2372
80th Anniversary of the SS Morro Castle Disaster 0 Number9Dream Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 650
What are the best first person accounts of American fighting in WW2 ? 18 steve2470 Jun 2014 Aug 2014 0 1893
While I'm not exactly wild about the DAR, having noticed an apparent preponderance 7 IrishAyes Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 1207
There is history everywhere. 5 rug Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 1177
Crowd of nearly 10,000 gathered at civil rights event in Lexington (KY) in 1867 1 theHandpuppet Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 600
Ironic: Republican Horace Greeley may be said to have subsidized Karl Marx's 2 JDPriestly Jun 2014 Jul 2014 2 1494
The day trip that devastated New York's Little Germany 2 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 4 776
150 Years of Misunderstanding the Civil War 20 steve2470 Jun 2013 Jun 2014 21 3669
Grant and Sherman made plan at Burnet House that ended Civil War 0 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 1038
I had never heard of Reverend George Lee and Lamar Smith until today. 0 raccoon Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 739
Meritocracy vs Aristocracy in the time of the founders. (dropped in GD, cross posted here) 1 Ed Suspicious May 2014 May 2014 0 727
The Mammoth Cometh: Reviving an extinct species-the Passenger Pigeon 0 Rowdyboy Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 1291
Infamous mass grave of young women in ancient city of Cahokia also holds men.... 0 Rowdyboy Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 1594
10 American Masters who made their mark on Black History 2 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 806
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 1152
Race to save Alaska's lost "melting villages"boosted by major research grant 2 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Feb 2014 4 724
Jubilee Singers' matriarch stepped into greatness 1 mgc1961 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 758
Central America's largest museum of Mayan Culture to be built in Guatemala 3 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 811
African American Military History Museum in Hattiesburg Mississippi reopens after tornado damage 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 851
Plymouth Rock defaced by vandals 5 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Feb 2014 0 1636
February 4, 1789 (225 years ago) George Washington elected 1st president of United States.... 0 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 780
Exhibit examines role of quilts in US history... 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 754
"Rough Passage to London: a Sea Captain's Tale" historical novel by Robin Lloyd 0 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 1103
"A 2,000-Year-Old Human Skeleton Was Just Unearthed In South Florida" 1 applegrove Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 842
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