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How the Union Pulled Off a Presidential Election During the Civil War 2 Sherman A1 9 hrs ago 8 hrs ago 6 257
"What you learned about the 'first Thanksgiving' isn't true. Here's the real story..." 3 BigmanPigman Wednesday Thursday 15 621
Archaeologists probe oldest, deepest part of Meadowcroft Rockshelter 4 left-of-center2012 Nov 7 Nov 21 8 666
2 New Museums Dedicated To Latino, Womens Histories In DC, Plans Reviewed By Senators 0 appalachiablue Nov 17 Nov 17 1 344
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 sl8 Nov 11 Nov 11 4 341
The Invention That Won World War II 5 Sherman A1 Jun 2019 Nov 10 16 2461
Beware of the "November Witch!" 3 elleng Nov 10 Nov 10 9 587
The True Story of Pocahontas 4 left-of-center2012 Nov 2 Nov 2 3 589
A White mob unleashed the worst Election Day violence in U.S. history in Florida a century ago 0 Eugene Nov 2 Nov 2 19 375
Mr. President: I confess that I do not entirely approve of this Constitution at present, 3 elleng Nov 2 Nov 2 2 220
'Mid-Mod Quincy' Highlights Midcentury Modern Masterpieces 0 Sherman A1 Oct 30 Oct 30 1 174
Gloria Steinem 1965 Interview with Dorothy Parker Found. 0 elleng Oct 19 Oct 19 2 668
This Tribal Map of America Shows Whose Land You're Actually Living On. 9 elleng Oct 13 Oct 13 21 1029
'It was four hundred years ago today that the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, 8 elleng Sep 16 Oct 6 7 1554
A question about our Founding Documents 2 PJMcK Oct 5 Oct 5 0 495
Mary Katharine Goddard, the Woman who Signed the Declaration of Independence (Smithsonian) 2 eppur_se_muova Sep 29 Sep 29 12 734
The Secret History of America's Only WWII Refugee Camp 1 elleng Sep 13 Sep 13 8 875
First World Trade Center bombing 2/26/93 4 geralmar Feb 2020 Jul 2020 4 3669
If the Cherokees were driven west of the Mississippi, how 6 raccoon May 2020 Jun 2020 1 3297
Before the Civil War, why did wealthy powerful Northerners 7 raccoon Jun 2020 Jun 2020 0 2897
Dismantling the Myth of the "Black Confederate" 2 Eugene Sep 2019 May 2020 15 2040
NYC Historic Roosevelt House: FDR & Eleanor Home, Where The New Deal Happened 6 appalachiablue May 2020 May 2020 7 1304
Interesting video on the restoration of the "Starship Enterprise" model, from the original series 9 A HERETIC I AM Apr 2020 Apr 2020 24 2957
I woke up with "Battle of New Orleans" in my head, so I'll ask. 6 raccoon Apr 2020 Apr 2020 1 1587
MANUFACTURING 3-INC ANTI-AIRCRAFT SHELLS WORLD WAR II ORDNANCE FILM FRANKFORD ARSENAL 1 3 bucolic_frolic Mar 2020 Mar 2020 0 1865
People lost to history 18 Kaleva Jan 2018 Mar 2020 3 5984
Why are we burying history? 4 grumpyduck Jul 2018 Mar 2020 4 2257
What books have helped you understand history? 14 Bucky Dec 2019 Mar 2020 4 1981
How far could a WWII American bomber fly without refueling? Nt 9 raccoon Feb 2020 Feb 2020 0 1509
America's Forgotten Titan: George Westinghouse 3 bucolic_frolic Jan 2020 Jan 2020 2 2184
A question about the impeachment 8 Catamount Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 1520
The deportation of an Iranian student shows the unchecked power of Customs and Border Protection 0 Eugene Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 1023
For an interesting read of a certain time in history. 0 5X Jan 2020 Jan 2020 1 746
Hitler's Last Deadly Secret - U 864 1 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 4 998
Bombing Hitler's Supergun Documentary HD (Nova) 0 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 3 535
Gamblers, Wastrels and Lumberjacks: An Old Cemetery Gives Up Its Secret History. 0 elleng Dec 2019 Dec 2019 11 815
"a date which will live in infamy" 8 elleng Dec 2019 Dec 2019 4 859
Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Legend Exhibition, 'In Her Own Words' At Library of Congress, DC 0 appalachiablue Dec 2019 Dec 2019 3 650
If you're into Great Lakes history 3 Ohiogal Nov 2019 Nov 2019 7 958
Fannie Mae Duncan 0 struggle4progress Nov 2019 Nov 2019 2 803
The Buffalo Soldiers Who Rode Bikes 3 yonder Sep 2018 Nov 2019 7 1831
Missing From Friday's World Series Lineup in Washington: The President 2 elleng Oct 2019 Oct 2019 1 772
Historian Patricia Cleary Digs Into The Long-Lost Mounds Of St. Louis 6 Sherman A1 Sep 2019 Oct 2019 12 1039
Key to the Bastille: Lafayette, George Washington & Mount Vernon 5 appalachiablue Oct 2019 Oct 2019 2 1077
A 1946 mob lynching puts court focus on grand jury secrecy 2 Eugene Oct 2019 Oct 2019 6 708
Anyone like good American whiskey? 0 appalachiablue Oct 2019 Oct 2019 8 728
Secrets, scandals and little-known stories about the 1904 World's Fair 3 Sherman A1 Oct 2019 Oct 2019 5 868
National First Ladies Library. 1 Stellar Sep 2019 Oct 2019 5 971
A Fabulous Lecture Was Just On CSPAN: Shakespeare in US Politics. 2 NNadir Sep 2019 Sep 2019 3 912
Photos Reveal the History of Montezuma Castle in Arizona 2 left-of-center2012 Sep 2019 Sep 2019 27 2487
Leslie H. Gelb, 82, Former Diplomat and New York Times Journalist, Dies. 0 elleng Aug 2019 Aug 2019 5 909
Elaine, Arkansas: A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans 3 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 969
They Were Killers With Submachine Guns. Then the President Went After Their Weapons 1 Ponietz Aug 2019 Aug 2019 16 1130
Reconstruction, Jim Crow, White Supremacy, Roll Back: Henry Louis Gates Jr. 1 appalachiablue Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 1045
The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings 0 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 10 1003
Hundreds of black deaths in Red Summer ignored century later 1 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 8 1073
How the myth of black Confederates was born 0 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 5 994
Were the Vikings Smoking Pot While Exploring Newfoundland? 5 left-of-center2012 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 15 1418
Apollo 11 U.S. Customs form after first moon landing by astronauts, 50 years ago 4 Soph0571 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 37 2451
Building the 'Arsenal of Democracy': Wartime Color Portraits of Women & Men in Industry 0 Danascot Jul 2019 Jul 2019 2 891
These old houses: Learn history, architecture and more from these lesser-known house museums 0 Sherman A1 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 3 996
Why did Ronald Reagan switch from a Democrat to a Republican? 12 Willie Pep Jul 2018 Jul 2019 0 2688
No, the census has never been delayed. Even when it was really hard to conduct. 6 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 1 1214
Missouri S&T Military Historian Reflects On Legacy And Lessons Of D-Day 75 Years Later 0 Sherman A1 Jun 2019 Jun 2019 0 1036
Supreme Court to hear pirate ship case 0 left-of-center2012 Jun 2019 Jun 2019 2 1047
Battleship Texas leaving San Jacinto Battleground for good over decline in visits 1 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 2 1138
Memorial Day was started by Freed Slaves. 1 Cattledog May 2019 May 2019 21 1205
African-American Union Army soldiers died on their way home from war; then history lost their names 2 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 19 1386
Historic 'Shelley House' Added To Civil Rights Network 0 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 2 888
Historic WWII Submarine Museum Refloated Decades Later by Midwest Flooding 1 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 6 1260
Last known ship to bring slaves to U.S. discovered in Alabama 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 5 1107
AP Explains: Immigrant entry exams had puzzles, delousing 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 0 966
Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. 1 elleng May 2019 May 2019 2 1019
So I got to thinking about something today 13 Separation Oct 2018 May 2019 5 1806
A symbol of slavery -- and survival 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1035
Feeding Cahokia' Outlines New Findings About Agriculture, Women And Life In Ancient Civilization 0 Sherman A1 Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 994
A Previously Unknown Portrait of a Young Harriet Tubman Goes on View 12 Eugene Mar 2019 Apr 2019 48 2602
"Segregated By Design" 4 ariadne0614 Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 1154
Trump wondered why Mount Vernon isn't named after George Washington. Here's why. 2 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 1101
'Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll' Exhibit, MET Museum, April 8 - Oct. 1, 2019 0 appalachiablue Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 1017
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