Why did David Clark lead a successful campaign to keep kids working in the early 20th century? For one thing, child labor benefited his interests.
What ever happened to "the most radical attempt in modern history to challenge the Western standard temporal reference framework?"
A few miles off the coast of the Bronx is Hart Island, a potter's field where New York City's poor and unclaimed dead are buried.
One of the first U.S. municipal laws demanding residential segregation, passed in 1910 in Baltimore, has roots in European colonial policies.
At various sites throughout Peru and Argentina, archaeologists have found remains of child sacrifices.
Healing ceremonies showed that monarchs ruled by God’s will, as divine power worked through anointed hands.
The "Friday Night" group was a cohort of prominent nineteenth century Baltimore women who met each week to read, write, and debate social issues.
World hunger is not caused by our inability to produce enough food. The problem arises because of the economic inequality that distorts food distribution.
Lofty ceilings, massive slabs of marble, and colorful mosaics celebrated Soviets in all their incarnations, from military leaders to collective farmers.
Initially viewed by his critics as a parochial, lackluster Midwestern politician, Harry Truman emerged as a president who oversaw grand historic events.