Articles with keyword "politics"
Jonathan Spence and NEH Chairman Leach discuss key moments in four hundred years of Chinese 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.
A term of conquest and miscegenation now describes a cosmopolitan identity and worldview.
George Mason swore he would rather "chop off his right hand" than sign the Constitution.
In 1860, John C. Breckinridge ran for president against Lincoln, and broke the Democrats in two.
Recording and observing the words and actions of a cultural icon for posterity