Articles with keyword "history"
There is pleasure to be had in looking to the past for examples of the familiar or near familiar. But one can also look to it for a good blast of the freaky, the strange, and the unrecognizable.
Familiarly known as the “Ocean State,” Rhode Island’s full official name includes “and Providence Plantations,” words the state legislature has resolved to drop.
Ken Sullivan stresses the role of the Civil War in the formation of his state.
Communications revolution set in motion by optical telegraph and early telephone.
The neighborhood where Henry David Thoreau took shelter was home to Concord's "abandoned" slaves.
A term of conquest and miscegenation now describes a cosmopolitan identity and worldview.