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Articles with keyword "American history"


West by Northwest with the Corps of Discovery

The Corps of Discovery heads into uncharted territory looking for a mythical passage to the Far East.


Teaching the Nation's History

Scholars are approaching the founding of America in new ways.

In Focus

She Sails Again

A replica ship from the War of 1812 brings a floating classroom to Michigan.

Actors from Slavery by Another Name



How African-American bondage came back after emancipation.

Hamilton's image superimposed on Wall Street buyer


A Lot Like Us

Author Richard Brookhiser and NEH Chairman Bruce Cole discuss the modern sensibilities of America's Founders.


Honor Above All

From illegitimacy, Alexander Hamiliton rises to power, driven by ambition and his moral code

ruined railroad roundhouse


Railroad Melee

Tracking down a watershed moment for labor.