Did the mysterious Portuguese sea captain help plot Lincoln’s assassination, or was he an informer?
From the dark hold of the Amistad sprang a bold band who sailed her into history
Participants describe the opening of the American Revolution
In an era that condoned smuggling and lawbreaking the transition from privateer to pirate was easy
Margaret Fuller very possibly spoke the truth, and the literary men of the age both admired and shied away from her
John W. Garrett turned the pioneer Baltimore & Ohio into a great instrument for tapping the treasure of the West
"The current was too strong, the demagogues too numerous, the fall elections too near"
To Stanley Vestal, the old Sioux warrior White Bull describes the day when he counted his greatest coup