The 17th president narrowly avoided conviction in 1868.
Time on or near the front lines shaped these authors' lives and work.
Meet the infamous bodyguards of the Roman Empire—and find out how they lost their once-legendary power.
Celebrate the African American men and women who made history.
It wasn't all just swords and lances...
Bring military action home to your couch with these classic war films.
As the pool of speakers shrinks, these languages could be lost forever.
Nothing could stand in the way of these rulers' ambitions—not even their own families.
Superior numbers sometimes just mean a chance at superior embarrassment.
The top-secret mission kept the discovery hidden away for years.
Originally designed to defend the East River, Fort Totten is now open to the public.
The 1879 conflict had a surprising outcome.
These women used their unique positions to enact change.
These three battles shaped the fate of the world—especially because their results were so shocking.
We’ve all heard of the jolly gift-giver—but how did he come to be synonymous with Christmas?
Temperatures dropped below −70 °F on the grueling journey.
Every American knows about the tossed tea that sparked a revolution—but there's more to this story than what you learned in third grade.
Once one of America's most noted enemies, Fuchida converted to Christianity in later years and spent decades preaching across the United States.
The fleet posed an unexpected threat to the might of the British Navy.
Live in the wonders of the past with this historic log cabin.