The 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.
An experiment in Political Psychology points to just how powerful the confederate flag continues to be in stirring up racist attitudes among whites.
The mysterious story of Olive Oatman who returned after years of captivity with the Mojave.
A brief communication is revealing window into the life of thinker W. E. B. Du Bois.
The defense in the trail of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the Boston Marathon bombing is using Clarence Darrow's strategy in the Leopold and Loeb trial of 1924.
Sarah Browne’s neglect of Lincoln, compared with the ceaseless remembrance of her daughter, did not lessen her desolation over the assassination.
In the Journal of American Studies, Amanda Frisken investigated how an earlier set of standards around obscenity emerged in the 1870s.
An old American Law, The Logan Act, has suddenly been thrust into the news.
The 50th anniversary of the vietnam war is somewhat misleading: The U.S. had been involved in Vietnam for well over a decade already by 1965
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858 are a touchstone of American history.