Britain and France battled for world supremacy, drawing in numerous other nations.
He wasn't exactly fearsome.
Pop culture depictions have romanticized this historical figure.
The hunt for riches brought 300,000 settlers to the territory.
When and how did this far-flung territory become part of the United States?
This war hero infiltrated Auschwitz as a spy for the resistance.
The fighting spanned dozens of adversaries and hundreds of years.
The scam caused the French queen's reputation to further deteriorate.
A mysterious dark-skinned warrior rose to prominence in 16th-century Japan.
These natural disasters have had a surprising influence on art, music, and literature.
The history of Hawaii stretches back much further than its 1959 admittance to the U.S.
The Archduke was murdered by a Yugoslav nationalist, setting off an explosive chain of events.
... and a permanent split between Catholicism and budding Protestant religions.
What started out as a miscommunication escalated to full-scale conflict.
The 33rd president had an admirable military career.
Severe dust storms plagued the Great Plains region during the 1930s.
Discover the figures, culture, and technology that made the Georgian Era a vibrant time of change for an empire.
Enduring misconceptions obscure what the seafaring Norse people were really like.
Real devastation, fictional monsters, and a swimsuit all collided in the Pacific Ocean.
This indigenous tribe refused to succumb to imperialist rule.