"The party of Lincoln" is probably the Democrats.
House Museums present history and the lives of their inhabitants in time capsules. No house museum in the world does this better than The White House in Washington, D.C. Home to the Presidents of the U.S. since 1800 when President John Adams and his wife moved in, the rooms of this iconic mansion hold treasures and memories of every presidential family since then.
It would be so simple, for example, for the president to get network time to deliver a national address to the American people, perhaps with a map in the background, to explain what his Administration is doing in fighting ISIS.
To celebrate the success of Harper Lee's previous and anticipated novels, let's discover other women authors through history. Match the woman with her accomplishment.
It's always important to look back at history and learn from it. Operation Hope and the Afro-American Historical Society of the National Archives did just that last week as they celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Freedman's Bank, linking a banking legacy to the future.
The story of FDR as U.S. Commander in Chief is a heroic war story of a president who had already overcome great adversity in facing polio, but who went on to take the reins of our armed forces in the greatest conflagration in human history -- on our behalf.
Severe glitches in the roll-out of the new program created many inconvenience and unanticipated problems that needed to be solved... But the beleaguered president defended his plan, known officially as the 13th Amendment, which outlaws slavery in every state of the union.
There were several debates about the exact language of the amendment in Congress. Some wanted it to include "provisions to
This week's Supreme Court arguments over the constitutionality of denying marriage to same-sex couples revive Lincoln's contempt for popular sovereignty, implicate his fervor for the Declaration of Independence and test his determination to forge a United States infused with its spirit of equality.
I'm referring to Lincoln's key role in deciding the fate of 303 Dakota Sioux Indians, who were condemned by a military court to be hanged in the aftermath of the Great Sioux Uprising of 1862. Lincoln refused to yield to pressure, and the lives of most of the accused Indians were spared.