They’re diseases that affect people living in a single country or region – but what impact have historic epidemics had on US society?
Things You Didn’t Know
Did you know that cats were CIA operatives during the Cold War, (yes I did say cats)? Or that blood was literally spilled over the equal rights amendment? Through this series we take a look at the unexpected stories, facts and people that shine a light on bigger concepts and ideas in American History.
It’s one of the most recognisable landmarks in the United States – but what’s the untold story behind Mount Rushmore National Monument?
Learn about the bizarre and often dangerous medical treatments used in America up until the 20th century.
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.
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.
Industrial espionage, or the theft of trade secrets, costs the US economy between $188 and $540 billion dollars every year.
The untold story of the Vietnam veterans left to endure the mental and physical scars they’d suffered alone.
How the Iroquois Confederacy influenced the founding fathers and early American democracy
Think you know all about the Civil War? Think again! This is the untold story of why the North took up arms against the South.
Think America was prepared for the ultimate Cold War threat? Think again! This is the untold story of how the US prepped citizens for a potential atom-bomb Armageddon.