American History

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...
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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...
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Cocktails Came Out of Prohibition?
The Wilson Desk President Richard M. Nixon used the wrong 'Wilson desk' in the White House.
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The Wilson Desk
The Price They Paid
  • 28 June 2005
A popular essay outlines the fates of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, but...
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The Price They Paid