The legacy of racism is everywhere in American history, from marble mansions to ordinary streetcorners. We must reckon with it.
It's tradition to read the Declaration from beginning to end on the 4th of July. Here is my reading.
In my video series, you can take a look at some of the beautiful places associated with our first five Presidents, including Mount Vernon, Peacefield and Monticello.
The History With a Twist blog takes us to one of the darkest holes in all of Europe during its heyday, and now one of Ireland's most popular attractions.
It's illogical to believe there is treasure on Oak Island. Here's my summation.
Watch the video version of this article, here: https://youtu.be/BmD3o34SttA This article is third in a series on the mysterious “treasure pit” of Oak Island, Nova [...]
See the video version of this blog, here: https://youtu.be/mL1Y7CZICwQ For a long time now, I’ve wanted to do a series of articles about one of [...]
So, you know that I'm a huge admirer of Jean-Léon Gérôme, the French artist of the late 19th century whose vivid brush captured scenes so [...]
France's revolution is said to have begun with the storming of the Bastille in 1789, but it arguably was not finished until the existential crisis of World War I.
In this room, America was born--twice. Both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were adopted here.