The story of the Pilgrims’ journey 400 years ago, and the voyage of Mayflower II in 1957, are still sources of inspiration today.
Abraham Lincoln learned much of what made him a great president — honesty, sincerity, toughness, and humility — from his early reading and from studying the lives of Washington and Franklin.
In five appointments to the Supreme Court, Eisenhower added conservatives, moderates, and a liberal, believing the President and courts should represent all the American people.
The thousands of Japanese-Americans interned in Wyoming during World War II maintained their dignity and community spirit.
Recently declassified documents reveal that Alexander Haig and other White House staff actively worked to remove Richard Nixon — the President they worked for — from office.
Fifty years ago this month, Loretta Lynn released a song inspired by her childhood in Butcher Holler, Kentucky. Now she is the undisputed “Queen of Country Music."
Excluded from mainstream white freemasonry, African Americans in the early U.S. founded a branch rooted in advocacy and the fight for civil rights.
Some New England graveyards show evidence of rituals performed to ward off bloodthirsty murderers.
Her philosophy was embodied in the words engraved over the entrance to the Supreme Court: "Equal Justice Under Law"