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The US entered WW2 after Japan attacked. Russia attacked our 6 BigmanPigman Saturday Saturday 2 273
Lobster, not pumpkin pie, was at the real first Thanksgiving dinner. 3 BigmanPigman Nov 21 Nov 27 2 272
Hurricane Michael unearthed 19th century shipwrecks in Florida 7 sandensea Oct 20 Oct 20 3 827
So I got to thinking about something today 12 Separation Oct 15 Oct 16 5 492
The True Grit of Four American Presidents 0 elleng Sep 18 Sep 18 0 479
The Buffalo Soldiers Who Rode Bikes 2 yonder Sep 13 Sep 13 7 542
All these years I thought Eddie Rickenbacker served in World War II. 1 raccoon Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 298
On This Day in History - August 12, 1960 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 486
Why did Ronald Reagan switch from a Democrat to a Republican? 11 Willie Pep Jul 2018 Jul 2018 0 961
*Alexander Hamilton Died 214 Yrs. Ago; Immigrant, Statesman, Founding Father 2 appalachiablue Jul 2018 Jul 2018 3 376
Why are we burying history? 3 grumpyduck Jul 2018 Jul 2018 4 615
50 years ago this event took place 4 Koch Ebola Jun 2018 Jun 2018 2 628
Sally Hemings Takes Center Stage. 0 elleng Jun 2018 Jun 2018 4 523
Secrets Of War, Espionage 09 Roosevelt's Spymasters 1 bucolic_frolic Jan 2018 May 2018 1 537
On 6 April 1917 the US declared war on Germany but... 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Apr 2018 Apr 2018 3 680
Last Witness to Pres. Lincoln Assassination, April 14, 1865: TV Game Show 1956 6 appalachiablue Apr 2018 Apr 2018 28 2397
The day trip that devastated New York's Little Germany 3 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Mar 2018 4 1389
Remembering Bloody Ludlow – One Hundred Years On 2 Sherman A1 Apr 2014 Mar 2018 2 1188
7 Forgotten but extremely influential women from (American) history.... 4 Rowdyboy Feb 2014 Mar 2018 4 4516
The Colfax Massacre 1 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Mar 2018 6 1127
Newspaper Ads Show Freed Slaves’ Desperate Search for Lost Relatives 2 Baobab Apr 2016 Mar 2018 2 1076
Who would have made an interesting president, but never got the shot? [View all] 62 Bucky Sep 2012 Mar 2018 3 6051
People lost to history 12 Kaleva Jan 2018 Mar 2018 2 1146
The Confederate General Who Became a Race Traitor 11 pangaia Nov 2017 Mar 2018 14 1458
50 years ago, the My Lai massacre shamed the US military 2 Eugene Mar 2018 Mar 2018 3 427
"The Men Who Built America - Frontiersmen" was infuriatingly bad 5 Freelancer Mar 2018 Mar 2018 5 1283
Ross Perot 9 BlueDog22 Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 821
The Bombing of Wall Street, PBS American Experience: Premier Feb. 13 3 appalachiablue Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 459
NEW *THE GILDED AGE* PBS American Experience (2018) 1 appalachiablue Feb 2018 Feb 2018 2 532
American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents 0 elleng Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 544
What are the best first person accounts of American fighting in WW2 ? 19 steve2470 Jun 2014 Jan 2018 0 2651
New book by historianStevenJ Ross..Hitler in Los Angeles, 4 irisblue Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 587
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 lordsummerisle Dec 2017 Dec 2017 7 509
When New York City Was a (Literal) Battlefield 1 elleng Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 884
Manspread: before and after - Lady Ga Ga and the Live Five 1 Goonch Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 860
Adams or Jefferson? (Poll) 17 ellisonz Oct 2015 Oct 2017 0 2889
When family history informs us about American History 6 csziggy Mar 2017 Sep 2017 3 915
Axis of Evil speech Jan 2002 3 irisblue Aug 2017 Sep 2017 0 1305
Science may have solved the 150-year-old mystery of a sunken Civil War submarine 2 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 9 2762
Joseph McCarthy 8 Blindingly apparent Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 3320
You may be cool 3 rug Feb 2016 Aug 2017 5 1582
New books centers on "Buffalo Soldiers", runaway slaves recruited in US southwest 2 Rowdyboy Jan 2014 Jul 2017 3 1024
"...Hamiltons project...arose from a superabundance of secretions which he could not find Whores..." 2 steve2470 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 4 2293
Amelia Earhart mystery: Photo appears taken 2 years before pilot vanished. 2 Cattledog Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1425
How the East Was Won: A Photographic Portrait 0 elleng Jul 2017 Jul 2017 3 1514
The "second Cold War" and Cold War 2.0 0 Democrats_win Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 630
Six Nazi spies were executed in D.C. White supremacists gave them a memorial - on federal land. 1 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 5 1766
Political Correctness? 4 srcameron Jun 2017 Jun 2017 7 2158
Age of living presidents 0 Kaleva Jun 2017 Jun 2017 2 3497
US navy hopes cannon found by divers is from wreck of the USS Revenge 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 4 3920
The US war with Germany officially lasted about 10 years. 4 Kaleva Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 4178
Anyone else think that since 9/11 police and military are automatically considereed "heroes" 5 captain queeg May 2017 May 2017 2 979
A New Parchment Declaration of Independence Surfaces. Head-Scratching Ensues. 1 elleng Apr 2017 Apr 2017 15 7719
TAFT CAUSES HOTEL DELUGE (caps in original at NY Times) 2 steve2470 Mar 2015 Mar 2017 2 1527
On September 17, 1861, President Lincoln imprisoned one third of the Maryland General Assembly 2 steve2470 Mar 2017 Mar 2017 5 2084
I wonder how Comrade tRump is going to F*** up Womens History month? 4 samnsara Mar 2017 Mar 2017 4 865
Was Mary Todd Lincoln Driven ‘Mad’ by a Vitamin Deficiency? 1 elleng Jul 2016 Feb 2017 0 918
How do you move history? "Battle of Atlanta" cyclorama--fascinating!! 2 niyad Feb 2017 Feb 2017 2 826
The Many U.S. Presidents Before George Washington. 6 Agnosticsherbet Apr 2016 Jan 2017 1 1272
“Maybe that’s why my vegetables taste funny,” 1 Kali Sep 2016 Dec 2016 5 1117
Just watched the movie "The Patriot," and out of curiosity looked up a British view of 18 GreenPartyVoter Oct 2013 Dec 2016 6 5019
February 25, 1870 First African American Senator 5 Agnosticsherbet Feb 2016 Dec 2016 4 1404
I rarely do this, but I am going to recommend a book... Pls see : 2 dixiegrrrrl Feb 2016 Jul 2016 8 1398
{16th-Century Spanish} Santa Elena fort found {on Parris Island, SC} after decades-long search 0 eppur_se_muova Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 729
This map predicted how Japan would attack the US during World War II 4 steve2470 May 2016 Jul 2016 5 1576
Ralph Lincoln 2 rug Nov 2014 Jul 2016 2 1396
think about it 3 SheriffBob Jul 2016 Jul 2016 2 1013
The Legacy of 1776: A Conversation with William Daniels and Lin-Manuel Miranda 2 elleng Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 2505
The Know-Nothing Party, the 1920s KKK, and elements of the Tea Party: historical parallels? 5 YoungDemCA Aug 2015 Mar 2016 6 2249
Throwback Thursday: Dubuque obscenity debate draws national attention 1 47of74 Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 1080
Unpublished Black History 0 Agnosticsherbet Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 1555
The U.S. Government Turned Away Thousands of Jewish Refugees, Fearing That They Were Nazi Spies 5 jakeXT Nov 2015 Feb 2016 2 1255
Questions about indentured servants in the Southern colonies 6 YoungDemCA May 2014 Jan 2016 1 2586
Social Security: Summary of Major Changes in the Cash Benefits Program 1 Agnosticsherbet Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 1240
Why the GOP is ideologically no longer the Party of Lincoln 1 Jnew28 Sep 2015 Oct 2015 0 1727
Blood done sign my name 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 914
Lynching in America: A documentary history 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 2 898
Murder and Mayhem: The War of Reconstruction in Texas 0 struggle4progress Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 1413
A Rivalry of Cousins: Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Aug 2015 3 1528
Presidents wth no living direct descendants 5 Kaleva Aug 2014 Aug 2015 3 4784
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