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.
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.
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.
They experienced incredibly hardships in the fight against fascism. This is the story of the US servicemen and women held as prisoners of war.
Think the US Constitution protects equal rights for women? Think again! This is the untold story of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Think you know all about the Salem Witch trials? Think again! This is the untold story of one of the most infamous episodes in US history.
Think you know all about the American War of Independence? Think again! This is the untold story of the African and Native Americans who fought in the war that defined our country.