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!
20 Celebration Photos Taken Just As WWI And WWII Came To An End
This is what it looks like when peace, at long last, returns.
During WWII, Japan Tried To Kill People On U.S. Soil With Balloon Bombs — And Succeeded
How Japan sent bombs thousands of miles across the Pacific and brought World War II to the American homefront.
The Most Fascinating Fact About Every U.S. President
Discover the single most fascinating fact about each U.S. president.
The Banana Wars: How The U.S. Plundered Central America On Behalf Of Corporations
How American corporations used the U.S. military to help them plunder Central America for profit.
The Insane-Sounding But Totally Real World War II Plot to Bomb Japan With Bats
The bomb was designed to terrorize the people of Japan in a most unexpected way.
This Family Has Had Blue Skin For Centuries — Here’s Why
For nearly 200 years, the Fugate family of Kentucky remained largely sealed off from the outside world as they passed their blue skin from generation to generation.
American Anarchy: Intense Photos Of The Early 1900s Reign Of Radicalism In The U.S.
When anarchists, assassins, and domestic terrorists shaped American politics.
This Lightbulb Was Switched On In 1901 — And It’s Still Going
At more than one million hours of use and counting, this bulb proves that they really don't make things like they used to.
“One Brief Shining Moment”: The Kennedy Romance In Photos
Rarely-seen images from their courtship to their wedding to their honeymoon and all the way to the White House.
Man Accidentally Donates Live Civil War-Era Cannonball
A generous Maryland man accidentally donated a live cannonball to the Monocacy National Battlefield.
25 Haunting Photos Of New York City Murder Scenes Of Decades Past
The brutal art of crime scene photography.