American History

50 Short Stories About US Presidents
  • 16 February 2022
With tales of alleged affairs, drunken decisions, and pet alligators, some of these anecdotes are...
  • News
50 Short Stories About US Presidents
Were There Irish Slaves in America, Too?
  • 24 September 2016
Questionable sources maintain that the plight of so-called "Irish slaves" in early America was worse...
  • Fact Check
Were There Irish Slaves in America, Too?
Cocktails Came Out of Prohibition?
  • 14 April 2016
A long-running claim that cocktails were an entirely American invention appears to be something of...
  • Fact Check
Cocktails Came Out of Prohibition?
The Wilson Desk
  • 26 May 2014
President Richard M. Nixon used the wrong 'Wilson desk' in the White House.
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The Wilson Desk