HISTORY Lists

Category: American West

jesse james

7 Things You May Not Know About Jesse James

From his days as a teenage Confederate guerilla to his murder at age 34, get the facts about one of America’s most notorious outlaws.

oldwest

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Old West

Explore 10 true stories of the Wild West, some of them stranger than fiction.

5 Would-Be U.S. States

5 Would-Be U.S. States

From Franklin to Absaroka, a number of upstart territories just missed out on statehood at various points in U.S. history.