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American History is discovered in compelling articles that span the Colonial Era until 5 minutes ago! See Spanish, French, British, Dutch and Swiss Colonies become one nation. This fresh journey traces the nation’s birth on the Eastern Seaboard to its early 19th century childhood and political development. Follow its adolescence when the Civil War threatened her existence. See westward expansion spurred by "Manifest Destiny". Study the 20th Century adult years when the promising young ideals of freedom were severely tested. Watch 21st Century America influence the world and see if this "greatest experiment in government" continues to be the brightest beacon of freedom. This is your safe haven to discuss social and economic issues and yes, even religion and politics!

Pets in the White House

In the next election, we will choose the next occupants of the White House. But we will not choose all of them. Those we...

Minority Presidents

Many articles use the term “minority president” in describing past presidents and past elections. This is especially true when discussing a president’s “mandate” to...

The Mysterious Death of Warren Harding

The death of President Warren Harding is one of those enduring mysteries that will probably never be solved. He died on August 2, 1923,...

The Vice President – More Important Than We think?

The common wisdom is that the vice presidential candidate does not make much difference in the election. Newsweek ended its recent article about Senator...

For the Record – Presidents in Uniform – Part 3

Andrew Johnson’s military career was, like the rest of his career, political. He had attracted national attention as the only southern member of Congress...

For the Record – Presidents in Uniform – Part 2

Martin Van Buren (1837-1841), who had no military experience, followed war hero Andrew Jackson. William Henry Harrison, who defeated Van Buren in the election...

The Politics of Chester A. Arthur: A Stalwart Defender of the Spoils System in...

Chester A. Arthur, soon to be 21st President of the United States, was a loyal member of the stalwart faction of Republican Politics throughout...

For the Record – Presidents in Uniform, Part 1

The President of the United States serves as commander-in-chief of our armed forces. This is an awesome responsibility. How well qualified have our Presidents...

The Life of Abraham Lincoln

During his Inaugural Address, Abraham Lincoln tried to warn the Southern States of the dangerous course that they had embarked upon. Lincoln's Childhood “In your hands,...

A Dead End Job – Madison’s Vice Presidents

Only one President had two Vice Presidents die during his time in office. James Madison served two terms as President, and both times the...
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Faithless Electors

We will know on election night in November, or early the next morning, who will be our next President. But in reality, that is...

Teachers in the White House

Education is a major issue in the current election campaign. Many of our past presidents had first-hand experience in the education field. Some were...

Pets in the White House

In the next election, we will choose the next occupants of the White House. But we will not choose all of them. Those we...