Charged with being "un-American" during the Cold War, activists appealed to American ideals in their quest for full citizenship.
The debate over what counts as authentic Mexican food may be moot when there are 7,000 Taco Bells around the world.
Who made sure Henry David Thoreau's works came out after his death? His sister.
The official newspaper of the Nation of Islam—published from 1960-1975—combined investigative journalism and Black Nationalist views on racial uplift.
Not everyone in the nineteenth century was on board with expanding the territory of the US from coast to coast.
Dogs were prolific hunters and warm companions for northeastern Native peoples like the Mi'kmaq.
Dogs have long played a big role in the White House.
Working well outside their jurisdiction, the officers patrolled their state's borders against white migrants.
Having more than one wife was an established part of life for some Native peoples before Europeans tried to end the practice.
The first diplomatic agreement between the US and Castro's Cuba was to stop Americans from committing "skyjackings."