In order to have a well-informed citizenry, it's critical to focus on history and civics education in our schools.
A special issue of American Heritage offers excerpts from seven books nominated for the prestigious George Washington Prize.
The Trump Administration has proposed massive cuts to history programs whose mission is to teach Americans what made their country great
The author was a high school football player when a junior coach from West Point tried to recruit him. Years later the player discovered who the now-famous coach was, and learned a valuable lesson.
We celebrate one of America's greatest historians with an anthology of his writing.
Congress has agreed on something: designating a National Museum and Library for George Marshall. Now it's the Senate's turn.
Andrew Wyeth Reflects on His Father, the Artist N. C. Wyeth
Historian S. L. A. Marshall Tells How He and “Papa” Hemingway Liberated Paris
First Medical Report on Lincoln's Assassination Uncovered
More than 2,000 students from around the country competed in the 32nd annual celebration of history, held this year at the University of Maryland.
Tall ships and U.S. Navy vessels sailed into Baltimore Harbor past Fort McHenry to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812
A 62-year-long quest for statehood ended on January 6, 1912.
Over 3.9 million images of the 1940 U.S. Census are now available online at the National Archives website and Archives.com
J.R. Clifford fought his real battles in the courtroom
Hist-ineers, terra-tives and mobi-sodes: Get ready for the brave new world of history on the really small screen.
After 65 years, the archives of FDR’s personal secretary are now open to the public
Free Passes to a Movie Milestone
THE END OF MUSSOLINI, CAPTURED UNEXPECTEDLY
FRANKLIN FLIES A KITE
The guitar pickin' kid called himself Elvis Presley