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Violet Jessop: The Queen of Sinking Ships

Having survived deadly disasters at sea, she was known as "Miss Unsinkable".

The Berlin Blockade: An International Crisis

An impressive airlift circumvented a Soviet power grab.

8 Gripping New History Books

Check out the recent breaks in historical discovery that everyone's been raving about.

What Is Juneteenth and Why Is It Important?

Discover the cultural celebration behind the historic anniversary.

10 of the Oldest Buildings in America

Many of these structures pre-date the US—some by hundreds of years.

The Tragic Wartime Sinking of Passenger Ship RMS Lusitania

The torpedo attack killed hundreds of civilians and turned international opinion against Imperial Germany.

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6 Fascinating Constitutional Crises Throughout History

These political challenges have questioned the legitimacy of various governments.

The Ghost Dance War: A Violent Response to Native American Resistance

An infamous massacre followed a Native American religious revival.

Blind Ambition: 9 Books About the Watergate Scandal

Discover new perspectives on the scandal that caused Nixon to resign.

5 Overturned Supreme Court Cases That Changed History

Justices have reversed course numerous times throughout the years.

The Battle of Fort Sumter Ignited the Civil War

When peace talks failed, this federal property tipped our divided nation into its bloodiest conflict.

7 Best National Parks to Put on Your Bucket List

Explore one of America's national treasures.

In 1900, the Bubonic Plague Struck San Francisco

This infectious disease isn't just a relic of the medieval era.

The Conspiratorial Business Plot of 1933

This would-be coup aimed to overthrow FDR.

8 Immersive Biographical Fiction Books

Check out these takes on some of history’s most interesting figures.

8 Compelling New History Books

Check out these latest insights into the past.

The Surprising History Behind Daylight Savings Time

We can trace the system back to a satirical essay by Benjamin Franklin.

The Hollywood Blacklist Rocked the Entertainment Industry

This Cold War era initiative ostensibly targeted communists.