History Stories
AUTHOR: Elizabeth Nix
The Worst Picnic in History Was Interrupted by a War
July 18, 2017

On July 21, 1861, Washingtonians trekked to the countryside near Manassas, Virginia, to watch the first major battle of the American Civil War.

Meet Jack Jouett, the Paul Revere of the South
June 26, 2017

Want to Rule an Uninhabited Island? Just Make Sure It Has Enough Bird Poop
June 13, 2017

Are there countries the U.S. doesn’t have diplomatic relations with?
May 19, 2017

Why is James Buchanan considered one of America’s worst presidents?
May 15, 2017

Who was the “king who never was”?
April 13, 2017

Who was the first president to fly on Air Force One?
March 31, 2017

How did Camp David gets its name?
February 23, 2017

Has a U.S. Supreme Court justice ever been impeached?
December 2, 2016

Why was Casey Jones an American folk hero?
December 2, 2016