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Rachel Carson's Books Defined an Environmental Revolution

Five authors carry on the legacy of Carson's five iconic books.

by Hezra Martinez

9 Little-Known Facts About the History of Memorial Day

Trace the history of America's national day of remembrance. 

by Catherine Phelan

5 Fascinating Times Supreme Court Cases Were Overturned

Supreme Court justices have always had their work cut out for them.

by Xavier Piedra

A Veteran Soldier Perfected The Ultimate Bank Robbery

Turns out discipline and intense planning lend themselves equally well to army life and grand larceny.

by Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The True Love Story Behind an Iconic John Singer Sargent Painting

Meet Edith Minturn and Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes, Gilded Age socialites, philanthropists, collectors, artists, and lovers.

by Hezra Martinez

Anna Jarvis and the Surprising History of Mother’s Day 

There’s more to the loving holiday than meets the eye.  

by Matthew Thompson

A Mother's Love Became Her Most Valuable Weapon

New York's first and only legislative divorce was granted to Eunice Chapman in 1818, along with custody of her children.

by Xavier Piedra

6 Revolutionary War Veterans Survived Long Enough To Be Photographed

These six soldiers were part of an 1863 project to speak to remaining Revolutionary War veterans.

by Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

[CLOSED]GIVEAWAY: Take a Ride Through American History with These Books!

Enter for your chance to win five historical books and merchandise that will take you back through time.

by The Archive Staff

"Villainous Perfidy": Benedict Arnold's Betrayal of George Washington

James Thomas Flexner examines how Benedict Arnold's defection shaped George Washington's future.

by Olivia Mason

The True Glory of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment

An African American volunteer infantry regiment from Massachusetts gave their courage and their lives to protect the Union.

by John Freund

14 Facts About Black History That You Might Not Know

Celebrate the African American men and women who made history.

by Audrey Webster

9 Remarkable Books About the Great Depression

Fascinating stories of courage, corruption, and change emerged from the darkest period of the 20th century.

by Olivia Mason

The Culper Ring: The Revolutionary Spies Who Helped Win the War

George Washington relied on the secretive spy ring to win the American Revolution.

by Robert Walsh

10 Revealing Revolutionary War Books 

These riveting reads offer fresh insight into America's fight for independence.

by Matthew Thompson

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