History Stories
Puerto Rico’s Complicated History with the United States
September 22, 2017

Over a century ago, the U.S. prevented Puerto Rico from gaining autonomy. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Vermont
March 4, 2016

On the anniversary of Vermont’s statehood, learn 10 surprising facts about the Green Mountain State. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Census
July 29, 2015

Get the facts on this decennial population count. Read More

8 Forgotten Capitals of the United States
July 16, 2015

Explore the eight other locales that were once the seats of American power. Read More

7 Times the U.S.-Canada Border Wasn’t So Peaceful
June 30, 2015

The U.S.-Canada border wasn’t always so peaceful. Look back at seven times when the United States clashed violently with its northern neighbor. Read More

The Mysterious Origins of the American Flag
June 13, 2012

Discover how the Stars and Stripes came into existence. Read More