This topical category is for articles and content that focus on U.S. history.
“He is the son of our present minister to Prussia, who is a close personal friend of Senator Trumbull and myself. We are not willing for the boy to be shot…”
“You made a magnificent beginning; a grand consummation is within your easy reach. Do not let it slip.”
Where we discover that early basket ball was sometimes uncomfortably close to football.
The first basketball game was played in 1891. Let’s see some original newspaper articles about the “new” sport from 1892.
“Though our mode of life has greatly changed, [the Thanksgiving] custom has always survived.”
The first Veterans Day proclamation.
Protect this American beauty.
A death mask of the fifth President of the United States, James Monroe.
A look at the artist who crafted life masks of eminent Americans from the early Republic.
The July 4 death and extraordinary life of James Monroe, the 5th President of the United States.
A poem by the elder Oliver Wendell Holmes.
President Biden was born closer to Lincoln’s assassination than to his own inauguration. This inspired a study…
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