A Trail of 4,000 TearsJul 7 2012Discover the ramifications of the Indian Removal Act of 1830. [...] »
Bleeding KansasJul 7 2012What were the origins of this infamous controversy? [...] »
The Many Faces of Immigration Jun 6 2012American is built upon immigration. However, attitudes about immigration varied greatly from the late 19th to the early 20th century. [...] »
The "Cradle" of America?Jun 6 2012Historians often consider Puritan New England a model for the development of America as a whole. Is this correct or an example of regional bias? [...] »
Little Wolf and President GrantMay 5 2012Why did Little Wolf, a Cheyenne leader, go to Washington in 1873? [...] »
Slavery in Colonial British North AmericaApr 4 2012Slavery in colonial America was not an exclusively Southern institution. [...] »
Instigating a Ban on "Spirituous Liquors"Apr 4 2012Discover the motivations fueling the 19th-century temperance movement. [...] »
Success and Failure in the New WorldMar 3 2012Why did some colonies in the New World succeed while others faded away? [...] »
Manifest Destiny: Creating an American Identity Mar 3 2012Discover how the concept of a "Manifest Destiny" shaped American perceptions prior to and throughout the 19th century. [...] »
The Standardization of American EnglishMar 3 2012Why is colonial written English so different from the version we use today? [...] »
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