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!
31 Photos Taken Just Before History Was Made
We've committed these iconic moments to memory — here's what life looked like right before they transpired.
Devastating Civil Wars That Make America’s Look Tiny
The United States invaded Russia, Germany tore itself apart over religion, and hunger became a weapon in Africa. These domestic conflicts render America's Civil War puny by comparison.
World War I Posters That Reveal The Roots Of Modern Propaganda
You can see the roots of modern warfare propaganda here.
How War, Gender Stereotypes, And The Economy Gave Birth To “G.I. Joe”
Turns out the real patriotic pursuit in the U.S. is turning a profit.
America’s Darkest Hour: 39 Haunting Photos Of The Civil War
Scenes from the brutal conflict that killed almost three percent of the American population in four short years.
The Most Shocking Facts About Gay Conversion Therapy
Eight appalling truths about the controversial practice that's now back in the headlines.
Americans Choose The Ten Most Important Historical Events Of Their Lifetime
How do your rankings match up?
How The Welfare State Helped Make America What It Is Today
The welfare state gets a lot of criticism, but what seldom comes up is how things used to be before programs like SNAP and Section 8 came along.
Did This 17-Year-Old Girl Really Strike Out Babe Ruth?
How a teenager struck out two of baseball's greats, and why it has historians puzzled.
The Forgotten Asian-American Family That Fought School Segregation First
This family fought school segregation in the Deep South — but not for the reasons you might think.
The Women Who Took Over An Oregon Town 100 Years Ago
These Oregonian women give new meaning to the phrase "If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman."