Documents in Detail: Andrew Jackson’s Bank Veto Message

 Join us for another DiD webinar, on 20 JAN 21 at 7pm ET, focusing…

400 Years Ago This Week: The Pilgrims Land at Plymouth (but not necessarily on a rock)

Although we remember the Pilgrims most commonly in November, it was actually in December of…

Madison and Jefferson Discuss the Bill of Rights

The first ten amendments to the Constitution, known to us as the  Bill of Rights,…

The Timing of Al Gore’s Concession in 2000

Election night on November 7, 2000, was confusing, especially for the press.  The Associated Press…

No Less Than a Miracle

Writing this series of posts about Teaching American History’s Core Document Collection: Documents and Debates…

Timely Ideas: Lincoln’s Lyceum Address, Part II

On 27 January 1838, notable local lawyer Abraham Lincoln addressed the Young Men’s Lyceum in…

Today In History: Crystal Eastman Points the Way Towards the ERA

100 years ago today, on December 1, 1920 Crystal Eastman--a leader in the National Woman's…