A Novel Solution to America's 'History Deficit'
But when you go beyond such video anecdotes and learn how much or how little Americans generally know about our own past, you'll probably stop laughing.
Abraham Lincoln, American Moses
Following Lincoln's death, New York became the nation's center for enshrining Lincoln's legacy for the ages. It is, for that reason, particularly fitting that Lincoln and the Jews be on view at New-York Historical during this year's 150th...
Yes, Women Have a History of Their Own
It turns out that dozens and dozens of our lamps were designed not by Louis Comfort Tiffany or any of the men under his supervision, but by a young woman named Clara Driscoll.
The Case for 'American' American History
We must make sure that Americans honor their differences, but also know that they have a shared history -- a history that is the indispensable basis for an inclusive, tolerant society.