The "sparrow war" in the United States in the 1870s ended with a resounding victory… for the sparrows.
The Emancipation Proclamation outlawing slavery in the United States passed January 1st 1863. It took over 2 years for the news to reach some enslaved people.
What is Flag Day, again? Early American flags were all over the place. There was no consensus about the flag until 25 years after the Revolution.
Over the past 50 years, the portion of Americans who smoke dropped has dropped from 42 to 15 percent. The precipitous decline could mean the end of the fascination.
Louis D. Brandeis was confirmed as a Supreme Court justice a century ago. The protracted nomination process may sound familiar.
Prostitution and sex work are useful metric for historians seeking insight into the American West.
The 125th anniversary of the opening of Carnegie Hall on May 5th provides an opportunity to examine Andrew Carnegie's legacy and philanthropy.
Much of what the young American Republic did was without precedent, and the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 was ...
How wood pulp paper created the American mass media.
Did the AP and other news organizations get tricked into sympathetic coverage of Hitler?