There are few traces today of college students' resistance to anti-Catholic threats, but the ones that remain are powerful.
Some African American soldiers of the conflict thought fighting against fellow people of color was unjust.
Trump's border wall threatens habitats in Arizona's Sonoran Desert. What happened when the area was bulldozed in the 1950s?
The African American Patriot, who died in the Boston Massacre, was erased from visual history. Black abolitionists revived his memory.
In the 1950s and 1960s, families planning for the apocalypse often took a homespun approach.
One of the minor themes of 2019 was the revelation that various prominent white politicians had once worn blackface. The question is: why?
Letters from desperate mothers to the nation's first public orphanage.
A story of petticoats and power.
“Conventional wisdom tells us that the gold rush was a male undertaking,” writes the historian Glenda Riley. But women were there, too.
The Oneida Community's Christian form of collectivism was transported to California in the 1880s, when the original Oneida Community fell apart.