"We hold these truths to be self-evident..." – some guy, probably?
We the people...are forgetful.
Michael Jackson socks, horoscope necklaces, and customized face magnets, FTW.
The Charlottesville rally has thrust white supremacy into headlines. These are the books, recommended by leading scholars, that will help you understand its history and effects.
This excerpt from award-winning historian Linda Gordon’s forthcoming book, The Second Coming of the KKK, tells the story of the more than half a million women who helped fuel the rise of white supremacy in 1920s America.
“One, two, three, four, JFK!”
Little quiz on the prairie.
Alice Paul asked for her political rights and was tortured for it. But opposition just meant that she and her legions of committed young women had to work harder. So they did.
The United States has had a lot of vice presidents but not all of them were hot.
Donald Trump wants you to know that he has a big penis. He is simply following in a great American tradition.
The majority of black Americans can trace their history to slavery. These are just a few of the stories from this disgraceful period in American history.
Are you an American, or an American't?
They want their tea back, and they definitely don't remember the Alamo.
Hispanic Heritage Month is great and all, but Spanish-American and Latino influence goes much deeper than tacos and salsa music. Note: tacos and salsa music are awesome.
IF NOT, GET OUT! (Kidding.)
July 4th is celebrated as America's founding, but there are strong reasons to go with a different date.
The untold faces of our country.
Test your knowledge, from George Washington to Barack Obama.
You have to laugh at these. Or you'll cry.
Try to do the math on this: John Tyler was born in 1790, and became the 10th president of the United States. And two of his grandchildren are still alive!
In real life, men that steal millions of dollars in priceless American documents aren't that bright. But neither are the curators who overlooked the theft because they were distracted by cupcakes.
Actor/right winger Kirk Cameron gave an audience a trick question about where the origin of the phrase "four score and seven years ago". He then promptly answered his own question incorrectly.
What am I that I would compile this? Covering roughly a thousand years of history in nine photos.
American history is much more exciting through the eyes of a 4th-grader. Case and point: These pictures.
For President's Day: a classic American history lesson.