So much has happened in the past decade alone, but what got us here? Humanity has evolved in so many ways in the modern era. From the Industrial Revolution to the invention of the iPhone, from the Space Race to SpaceX, from last century's influenza pandemic to Covid-19, there’s a lot to cover. These stories attempt to recount how we’ve gotten to where we are and the rapid change that took place within the last few centuries.
Literary censorship has long been a source of contention.
They're impossible to forget.
By Robert Walsh
Rediscover America through McCullough's most beloved works.
By Dave Adams
Parisians united to attack this symbol of royal tyranny.
By Ella Burch
This Jewish refugee took a different approach to armoring planes.
The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.
Their deaths are less talked about than Lincoln and Kennedy, but no less important.
These authors have covered history in the making.
By Grace Felder
They were more than a stuffy group of old men—in fact, many of them were young and rowdy.