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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES
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Most Americans Can't Pass A Citizenship Test On Basic History Questions
A survey found that in only one state could more than 50 percent pass the exam.
The History Of Blackface In America
Many prominent politicians and entertainers have worn blackface. The racist practice isn’t new.
Let This February Be A Reminder That Black History Built This
Without black history, there would be no American history. Period.
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New Jersey Governor Signs Bill Requiring LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum In Schools
Gov. Phil Murphy was "honored" to sign the bill, an aide said.
Democrat J.B. Pritzker Defeats Republican Bruce Rauner In Illinois Governor's Race
The "Battle of the Billionaires" was the most expensive governor's race in U.S. history.
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Ten Years After The Financial Crisis, The Contagion Has Spread To Democracy Itself
Tim Geithner, Ben Bernanke and Hank Paulson dealt a catastrophic blow to public faith in American institutions.
Conservative Columnist Max Boot: 'I Want Democrats To Take Over'
"The Republican Party must be destroyed before it can be rebuilt."
Trump Screws Up U.S. History In 'Late Night' Independence Day Spoof
Seth Meyers' team presents "Donald J. Trump’s Salute to American Independence."
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Democrats Still Don't Understand What They're Up Against
, Guest Writer
This isn't a fair fight.
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Steve Bannon Was Right About Paul Ryan
A “limp-d*** motherf***** who was born in a petri dish at the Heritage Foundation.”
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A Member Of The Little Rock 9 Knows Why They're Smearing Parkland Students — They Did It To Her, Too
The “paid agitator” smear tends to show up throughout American history during moments of social reform. It dates back at least to Reconstruction.
Trump And Trumpsters Fail Middle School History
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
Enslaved Africans, first brought to what would become the U.S. in 1619, were not voluntary immigrants.
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50 Years Later, Detroit Still Grapples With The Legacy Of Its 1967 Uprising
Educators say it's essential to teach students about the riot in a city that still faces racial division.
How The Electoral College Saved The Day. Again.
Professor of law at the University of Denver's Sturm College o...
Of course in parliamentary systems such as in the UK, where parliament serves the same purpose as the Electoral College in
The Pre-White House Careers of Our Presidents
News and Finance Anchor at Yahoo!
Johnson was highly regarded for his encouraging teaching style and dedication to his students (many of whom spoke little
The History Of The United States Looks So Cool In GIFs
Some of history's most iconic moments are now immortalized in GIFs, courtesy of the National Archives.
Scientists at work: Public archaeologists dig before the construction crews do
The Conversation US
Views from experts in academia, providing fact-based analysis ...
The author among just some of the thousands of artifacts found by Binghamton University's Public Archaeology Facility digs
CULTURE & ARTS
Opera At 8500 Feet
opera singer and teacher
We perform in an opera house built in 1878, located in the National Historic Landmark District of this small former mining
STYLE & BEAUTY
Founder, Giraffe Heroes Project
I've got the hamburgers and the sparklers. Washed my red white and blue T shirt. Everybody's got their assignments for the barbecue. And I find myself wondering--just what are we celebrating here?
Consequences Of Freedom
William E. White
Historian, educator, and writer, passionate about American his...
With Independence Day looming, we hear a lot about "freedom." The holiday is our national celebration of freedom and the word echoes through our consciousness like no other. But this year, I hope we stop and really consider the meaning of freedom.
Mexican-American Slam Poet Schools Donald Trump On U.S. History
"What I wanna know is who the f**k taught you history, Donald?"
Argentine Apology, MidEast Betrayal: One 'Dirty War' to the Next
Policy Analyst; Contributor to major newspapers and magazines
In Argentina where it no longer matters, Obama pays retroactive lip service to democracy. But ask people today across the Middle East -- in Egypt or Yemen, or Saudi Arabia, Gaza and the West Bank, or for that matter Syria -- if the U.S. supports democracy and self-determination.
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