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In A Time of Great Division, Dan Rather Investigates What Unites Us

A primetime news anchor reinvents himself for the modern world and calls all Americans to remember what brings us together.

By Catherine Phelan

Watch An Interview With The Last Surviving Witness To The Lincoln Assassination

In 1956, one man reminisced about his experience in the Ford's Theater at age five.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Theodore Roosevelt's Strenuous Life Extended Far Beyond a Single Speech

The famously sporty president's impact extends through college teams and Olympics to this day.

By Shabana Bachu

10 Revolutionary War Facts Even American History Buffs Don't Know

Conspiracy plots, soldiers in disguise, and Broadway excursions filled the days of Revolutionary troops.

By Shabana Bachu

Apollo 11, 50 Years Later: The Space Race That Defined a Decade

Alight on the lunar surface alongside Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

By Shabana Bachu

This Is The Biggest Victory Natives Scored Against The Colonials

Westward expansion wasn't a simple matter of packing your bags and moving out.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Celebrate the Fourth of July With 8 Inspiring American History Books

Check out one of these perfect reads to celebrate the birth of the United States.

By Xavier Piedra

Books for Dad: The Best History Book for Every Type of Father

Find the perfect read for your dad this Father's Day.

By Catherine Phelan

The Northernmost Confederate Attack was a Raid on Vermont

St Albans Raid was one of the most controversial events in the Civil War.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

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

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