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!
Morphine, Santa Claus, And Nazis: The Secret History Of Coca-Cola
How one brand of sugar water came to represent America itself.
Then And Now: Photo Comparison Reveals Lincoln’s Unbelievable Aging During The Civil War
No one has ever aged as quickly as Abraham Lincoln during his first term as President.
The Surprising History Of High Heels
Believe it or not, women originally started wearing heels to appear more masculine.
The War On Drugs Was A Disastrous Failure, And Johns Hopkins Has A Study To Prove It
Even former President Nixon's aide admits the war on drugs was a con.
The Six Most Unforgettable Betrayals in History
Cold War spies, Aztec conquerers and Roman senators — history shows anyone could be a traitor.
Photo Of The Day: Louisiana’s P.B.S. Pinchback, America’s First African-American Governor — 150 Years Ago
P.B.S. Pinchback's tale is complicated, but there's more to the story of why it's been largely forgotten.
You Only Think You Know The Story Behind History’s Most Infamous Act Of Mass Cannibalism
Everyone knows what the Donner party did, but just how did they get to that point?
Bass Reeves: The Bullet-Dodging Black Lone Ranger History Almost Forgot
This former slave beat up his master, escaped to freedom, and became the most feared lawman in the Wild West.
Photo Of The Day: See Abraham Lincoln Like Never Before — In Vivid, Rich Color
It's easy to forget Abraham Lincoln didn't exist in black and white.
What’s Inside The Secret JFK Assassination Records Soon To Be Released By U.S. Government?
Here's a look at what's expected to be released.