Tag: slavery

June 17, 1885: The Statue of Liberty arrives home

April 9, 1865: General Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox

February 1, 1861: Texas secedes from the United States

How the Kansas-Nebraska Act led to John Brown’s infamous raid on Harpers Ferry

January 1, 1788: Quakers in PA emancipate their slaves

So, Christopher Columbus isn’t as great as elementary school makes him out to be

Hidden Room Of Thomas Jefferson’s Mansion Solves 200 Year Old Mystery

There’s no doubt about it: the Civil War was about slavery

October 18, 1775: Phillis Wheatley is freed from slavery

Historians find more proof that early slave voyages were (unsurprisingly) brutal

The slave-turned-double agent that served in the American Revolution

The role of slaves in shaping American culinary traditions

A slave rebellion led to the Louisiana Purchase?

The man who really started the Civil War

The Confederate Constitution was basically plagiarized

This furious woman’s roars of resistance ended Canadian slavery

The first legally recognized slaveholder in American History was a black man

30 of the world’s oldest living celebrities are stepping back into the spotlight

CGI shows what rock stars would look like if they were alive today

Underwater espionage: The surprising history of marine mammals and military service

General 06.11.19

Young Joseph Stalin before he was a crazy dictator

US

Alabama aims to challenge historical Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision

Rhinestones, sunglasses, and rock ‘n’ roll: Elton John, the musical genius

World 06.10.19

How did the Mexican revolution begin?

Ancient 06.09.19

Hidden prehistoric city uncovered beneath Lake Titicaca

US 06.08.19

The legendary life of Civil Rights activist Ella Baker

An American tragedy: The Lindbergh baby kidnapping

New species of hominid found in Philippine cave

Technology, US, World 06.06.19

Behind the scenes: Photos of the first moon landing on 50th anniversary

The legend of the Second Boer War

30 of the most expensive mistakes in history

What if D-Day failed? The speech Eisenhower never had to give

US 06.05.19

Wild West history: Belle Starr and the James Gang

US

Vintage photos show what happened in Vegas didn’t always stay in Vegas

The story of Albert Fish: The first serial killer in America

How passengers lived their best life on the Titanic before it went under

Rock and roll’s most electric lead singers

US

What exactly does the Constitution give the executive branch the power to do?

The legend of the Mothman

Ancient 06.01.19

The real Ivar the Boneless was even scarier than his ‘Vikings’ character

General 05.30.19

Fans are nodding their heads after seeing Netflix’s first ‘Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance’ trailer

US, World 05.28.19

15 Priceless historical monuments that were destroyed and rebuilt

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