History In The Headlines

Category: U.S. Presidents

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9 Things You May Not Know About Gerald Ford

On the centennial of his birth, explore some interesting facts you may not know about the 38th U.S. president, Gerald R. Ford.

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7 Things You May Not Know About the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

On Saturday, the worlds of Washington, D.C. and Hollywood will once again collide as the nation’s capital plays host to the annual affair.

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It’s All About the (New) Benjamins

The Federal Reserve has announced that a new version of the $100 bill will enter circulation this fall.

Texas Facts

9 Things You May Not Know About Texas

Celebrate Texas Independence Day with a look at some of the state’s quirks.

U.S. Currency

8 Things You May Not Know About American Money

On the 150th anniversary of the law creating a single national currency, explore eight surprising facts about American money.

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The 24-Hour President

As America celebrates Presidents’ Day, learn more about the man whose gravestone reads “President of the United States for One Day.”

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8 Things You May Not Know About Presidential Inaugurations

As President Barack Obama is sworn in for a second term, explore eight surprising facts about presidential inaugurations.

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A Tour of Lesser-Known Presidential Inaugural Sites

As Inauguration Day approaches, explore seven locations other than the U.S. Capitol where presidents have taken the oath of office.

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10 Things You May Not Know About Richard Nixon

On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Richard Nixon, explore 10 surprising facts about America’s 37th president.

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10 Things You May Not Know About the Roosevelts

From Franklin’s brushes with death to Eleanor’s midnight ride with Amelia Earhart, here are 10 things you may not know about this presidential pair.

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9 Things You May Not Know About the Electoral College

As American electors gather to formally cast their votes for president, explore 9 things you may not know about the Electoral College.

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10 Things You May Not Know About Abraham Lincoln

As Steven Spielberg’s biopic of Abraham Lincoln hits the big screen, explore 10 things you may not know about the 16th U.S. president.

Campaign Slogans

10 Winning Presidential Campaign Slogans

As Americans vote for their next president, explore 10 memorable campaign slogans that have propelled candidates to the White House.