Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis led Americans in the American Civil War: Both men were born in Kentucky where our story takes place. But what happened to them both once the war ended?
Exploring America’s history and how it impacts today’s society – from the Founding Mothers to what marijuana tells us about States’ rights
The Emancipation Proclamation granted freedom to enslaved people living in the eleven breakaway states of the Confederacy – but that didn’t include Kentucky.
Harlan County coal miners in the 1930s went on a labour strike protesting about the conditions Coal companies and the local police forces put them under.
The Battle of Middle Creek took place in Floyd County on January 10, 1862, but why was it so important to the legacy of the American Civil War and the history of the USA?
Did you know that a woman – Victoria Woodhull – ran for President before most American women were even allowed to vote?
Kentucky’s Appalachian Mountains were the birthplace of Bluegrass Music and Bill Monroe who became the Godfather of the Bluegrass.
The story of Route 23, the Country Music Highway, that stretches across Eastern Kentucky, and home to some of America’s greatest Country Music stars.
Did you know that during the American Revolutionary War some American women disguised themselves as men in order to join the fight?
President Ulysses S Grant was a Civil War hero who helped bring about an end to slavery, but he was a controversial figure too – and here’s why.
Did you know that when the US Constitution was first drafted in 1787, lots of Americans thought it was a bad idea? That’s why Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay wrote the Federalist Papers