Ellis Island celebrates its 125th anniversary as the federal immigration depot. From 1892-1954, more than 12 million immigrants passed through the island.
Seventy-four years ago today, lawmakers passed an amendment to the U.S. Flag Code.
Foreign powers have been interfering in our politics since day one, when we welcomed it from France, Spain, and the Netherlands.
Seventy-five years ago on the morning of December 7th, 1941, the Japanese attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in the Hawaii Territory.
Trump ally Carl Higbie recently cited Japanese internment camps during World War II as a “precedent” for a proposed registry of Muslims in the U.S.
Fake news has plenty of precedents in the history of mass media, and particularly, in the history of American journalism.
Melania Trump, who reportedly will not immediately occupy the White House upon her husband’s inauguration, will not be your typical First Lady.
Margaret Fuller was one of the most-read Americans of the mid-nineteenth century, but then men started to edit her for posterity.
How did Niagara Falls become the Honeymoon Capital of the World?
Why did Benjamin Franklin become an American patriot when he was such a loyal son of the Crown for so long?