The Great Depression was one of the worst economic disasters America has ever experienced. But it’s also a period that produced some of the great innovations in US history.
Exploring America’s history and how it impacts today’s society – from the Founding Mothers to what marijuana tells us about States’ rights
The completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 was one of the first mass media events in US history.
The Cult of Domesticity was a school of thought that middle and upper class women should be confined to the home and aspire to be model wives and mothers.
A sprawling network of secret routes, pathways and safe houses, the Underground Railroad helped countless enslaved people escape to freedom in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Learn about the Y2K Bug Crisis that led millions to believe at the dawn of the millennium that computers around the world would crash, causing the end of civilization.
Industrial espionage, or the theft of trade secrets, costs the US economy between $188 and $540 billion dollars every year.
In the space of just 40 years, the majority of Americans packed their bags for a new life in the city.
Written by Founding Father James Madison in 1789, The Bill of Rights makes up the first ten amendments to the US Constitution. Today, many people still consider the Bill of Rights to be the cornerstone of our society, but not everyone agrees.
How no American Presidential election has ever been postponed
The United States is essentially a two-party system. Is that a good or a bad thing?