Background on James Truslow Adams, who coined the phrase The American Dream.
New York City will unveil a plaque today marking the location of the city's slave market at Wall Street.
Charles J. Shindo attempts to revise common myths about the "Dust Bowl"
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.