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The Ways West

Feb 2 2011
How emigrants traveled from Pennsylvania to Illinois in 1830. [...] »

Tax Rates of the Mid-20th Century

Feb 2 2011
Is it April 15 already? Discussing the recent past in context. [...] »

Dissent in the Ranks

Feb 2 2011
George Washington's military career and reputation were not pure successes. His military losses caused some to question his ability to lead a nation. [...] »

Innovation and Technology in the 19th Century

Jan 1 2011
Of all the discoveries and developments that occurred in the 19th century, two proved to be the main force behind the development of the New Age. [...] »

The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself

Jan 1 2011
What we know and what we don't about the origin of the famous line in Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address. [...] »

Civilization is All Relative

Jan 1 2011
Common misconceptions of the classification of civilization are debunked. [...] »

Cold War Wrestling Match

Jan 1 2011
How political cartoons illustrate international events and the artists beliefs. [...] »

Selling a Slave

Jan 1 2011
The obstacles and restraints on disposing of one's human "property." [...] »

Diversity in the 1920s

Jan 1 2011
Segregation and equality in America was a case of double standards. [...] »

Separation of Church and State

Dec 12 2010
The Constitution states: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” [...] »