From America’s most famous folk heroes to beautiful photographs of John F. Kennedy, enjoy All That Is Interesting’s fascinating articles about American history!
What We Loved This Week, Dec. 4 – 10
One of Brazil's last uncontacted tribes, gangs of pre-gentrification Brooklyn, Nat Geo photos of the year, Ohio's forgotten class, New York during the Great Depression.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dark Side
Half a century after his death, Martin Luther King Jr. remains a hero to millions of people. But with every hero comes a dark side.
Stirring World War II Photos That Bring History’s Greatest Catastrophe To Life
World War II remains the single deadliest cataclysm in human history.
New York City During The Great Depression: 55 Heartbreaking Images
In many ways, NYC was Ground Zero for arguably the darkest moment in U.S. history.
1968: The Year America Almost Tore Itself Apart
Riots, assassinations and floundering wars abroad nearly brought the nation to its knees.
Why The Pilgrims Were Jerks
All the dark facts left out of the standard Mayflower myth reveal the pilgrims to be deceitful, abusive, and just plain reprehensible.
The Worst War Crimes The U.S. Committed During World War II
From Operation Teardrop to the Biscari massacre, these are the atrocities that the U.S. would rather forget.
Real-Life Rosie The Riveters: The Factory Women Who Helped The US Win World War II
Who knows how WW2 would have played out had it not been for these women.
5 Famous “Revolutionaries” That Were Anything But
Some of history's most fiery "revolutionaries" were anything but, and some of them even seem to have been working the opposing side.