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Eddie Adams, Vietcong shooting prisoner cropped

American historians have depicted the Tet Offensive as the turning point for U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. An overwhelming number of facts make an alternate case. [...] »

An official report of the trials of sundry Negroes, 1822

Tried and executed in 1822, along with many other slaves, for a plotted rebellion, how much do we actually know about Denmark Vesey and his uprising? [...] »

Print, A downright gabbler, or a goose that deserves to be hissed, 1829

The Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments in 1848 reflected the voices of all supporters of women's rights—didn't it? [...] »

Photo, Model A Ford in front of antique gas pumps, August 4, 2007, Flickr

Americans today take cars for granted. How did they change American life? [...] »

Photo, At the close of the day, January 1911, Lewis Hine, Library of Congress

How can the story of coal help students understand the nature of today's fossil-fueled world? [...] »

Stereograph, U.S. Senator Huey Long, c.1933, Keystone View Company

How exactly did U.S. Senator Huey Long intend to end poverty across the U.S.? [...] »

Postcard, Train Load of Cotton for Export, South, 1902-1903, NYPL

Did King Cotton cause the Civil War? Or should you look further? [...] »

Photo, "An ex-slave," 1897, New York Public Library Digital Gallery

What was it like to be a slave in 19th-century America? Accounts contrast. [...] »

 
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