Whether you’re searching for the best book recommendations or sifting through tales of the past, we’ve got all the history stories you need to satisfy your curiosity.
This little-known figure had a short but fascinating life.
Was the anarchist plot real, or just a frenzy of paranoia?
This early conflict between colonists and Native Americans had unexpected consequences.
The Corps of Discovery set out to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Territory.
This little-known confrontation turned deadly.
Many Americans today are unfamiliar with this significant armed conflict.
Is it true that history is written by the victors?
Discover new perspectives on early immigration, colonial cuisine, pirates, and more.
By Grace Felder
They were more than a stuffy group of old men—in fact, many of them were young and rowdy.
By Sara Barry & Ella Burch
Many of these structures pre-date the US—some by hundreds of years.
Read up on the man who defined the American ethos.
Pop culture depictions have romanticized this historical figure.
The storming of the capital during the War of 1812 led to destruction.
Dive into one of history's greatest mysteries.
By Grace Felder
There's so much to learn from correspondence that has survived the passage of time.
By Erin Hagan
She's said to have created the first American flag, but the real story is more complicated.
Some unexpected treasure may have pinned down the whereabouts of notorious pirate Henry Every.
Showing a weakness made our founding father strong.
These biographies and history books shed new light on a larger-than-life legacy.
These eye-opening books will transport you to the darkest era of American history.