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Everyday Life in the 19th Century

Feb 2 2010
Wandering through time into our ancestors' attic. [...] »

America Abroad

Feb 2 2010
Isolated and expansive at the same time. [...] »

The 4th Estate as the 4th Branch

Jan 1 2010
The peculiar power of the press in America . . . what is the role of the media? [...] »

Friendly Fire

Jan 1 2010
Fratricide and allied questions. In the heat of battle, mistakes happen. [...] »

With or Without Slavery?

Jan 1 2010
Forcing the issue in Bleeding Kansas. The Lecompton Constitution, slavery, and children born to slaves. [...] »

Presidential Patent

Jan 1 2010
How many presidents have applied for and received patents? [...] »

A Life of Strenuous Endeavor

Jan 1 2010
T Roosevelt: "Let us pay with our bodies for our souls' desire." [...] »

Remember the Alamo

Jan 1 2010
How did the Alamo happen? [...] »

Voting Rights and the 14th Amendment

Dec 12 2009
How did women suffer no suffrage through the 14th Amendment? [...] »

Freedom and the National Debt

Nov 11 2009
Old Hickory's hard currency—what are useful focal points in Jacksonian-era economic history? [...] »