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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

That Time the Royal Navy Burned an American City to the Ground

The fiery attack nearly burned the town to the ground—and stoked the flames of American rebellion.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

Portraits in History: The Best David McCullough Books

Rediscover America through McCullough's most beloved works.

By Dave Adams

James Wilkinson: The Man Who Double-Crossed the Founders of America

The notorious statesman's ability to get out of tight pinches while benefitting himself is beyond compare.

By Robert Walsh

Lysander Spooner: The Man Who Took on the U.S. Postal Service—and Won

The American Mail Company successfully forced the U.S. Post to bring down its postal rates.

By Carla Charter

Ulysses S. Grant: The Man Who Secured the Union’s Victory in the Civil War

Grant Moves South explores the legendary general’s pivotal successes and military strategies.

By Allison Wild

10 Dramatic Battles in American History

From the Battle of Gettysburg to the Second Battle of Fallujah, these conflicts will never be forgotten. 

By Shannon Corbeil, We Are the Mighty

7 of the Best American History Books

Celebrate the red, white, and blue by remembering the history of those who came before us. 

By Stephen Lovely

Discover Emma Goldman's Life of Anarchy in To the Barricades

Goldman was a revolutionary from the start – but her life ended in exile.

By Shannon Raphael

The Dawn's Early Light: Francis Scott Key and the Birth of “The Star-Spangled Banner”

As the Battle of Baltimore drew to a close, an American flag was raised—and the national anthem was born.

By Allison Wild

George Washington Was Nearly Impossible to Kill

Diseases, brutal weather, and enemy fire all failed to take him down.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

An Essential Voice from the Sixties: Remembering Richard N. Goodwin

The speechwriter and top presidential adviser was a driving political force during one of America's most turbulent eras. 

By Matthew Thompson

10 Books About the Kennedys

Get an inside look at the family America will never stop talking about.

By Olivia Mason

12 Baseball Books to Ring in the New Season

Step up to the plate, and learn the history of America's favorite pastime.

By Stephen Lovely

Clotilda, Final Slave Ship to the United States, May Have Just Been Found off the Coast of Alabama

The schooner, lost since 1860, is the last confirmed ship that brought captives from Africa to the United States.

By Catherine Phelan

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