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Devastating Civil Wars That Make America’s Look Tiny

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

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”

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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."
A Comprehensive History Of The “War On Christmas”

A Comprehensive History Of The “War On Christmas”

Turns out the "War on Christmas" has been going on for centuries.