From the life of Lincoln to the late David McCullough, here are the top 10 stories that fascinated our readers in 2022.
Rain put a damper on Queen Elizabeth II's 1983 trip to California.
Famous writers including Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, and the Alcotts turned Sleepy Hollow Cemetery into our country’s first conservation project.
Crédit Mobilier, one of the worst outrages in the history of Congress, affected national elections and gave “the Gilded Age” its name.
Adding Republicans to key positions in his administration, Franklin Roosevelt created a unified effort to fight World War II.
Was he the era’s greatest Democrat or its elected autocrat? A hero or a scoundrel? Balancing Andrew Jackson’s legacy is a problematic exercise, complicated by his many contradictions.
British jailers murdered American prisoners several months after the end of the War of 1812 in the last act of hostility between the U.K. and the United States.
Fighting for labor rights in California's Central Valley, Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta took up la causa in the name of children.
Our leading politicians have spewed vitriol at each other since the nation’s founding.