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Russian Ships at Pearl Harbor?

Nov 11 2009
Playing the game of alternative history—do what-ifs and if-onlys have a place in historical inquiry? [...] »

Boston's Bloody Affray

Nov 11 2009
A struggle over naming a struggle—when and where did the Boston Massacre gain the name? [...] »

All Disquiet on the Western Front

Oct 10 2009
In Flanders fields the poppies blow. . . Why did trench warfare characterize World War I? [...] »

Spanish Louisiana vs. Great Britain

Oct 10 2009
Spain pursuing its own goals against Great Britain. [...] »

Begging Leave to Inform the Publick

Oct 10 2009
Ads that were revolutionary ... or not. What products could be sold during the American Revolution? [...] »

Protestant Immigration to Louisiana

Oct 10 2009
On the trail of French Calvinists—apocryphal stories and actual immigrant populations. [...] »

Civil War Peace Offers

Oct 10 2009
Olive branches from the North? Did the United States ever negotiate possible Union troop withdrawal in order to gain support from regions within the Confederacy? [...] »

Tennessee's Social Studies Curriculum

Oct 10 2009
Standardization is a fairly new concept in education. [...] »

Breaking the News in 1900

Sep 9 2009
Headlines and deadlines. Where was the line between muckraking and professional ethics? [...] »

Founding Documents

Sep 9 2009
History lessons on the founding documents invariably include the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. [...] »