John Wilkes Booth was aided by a network of conspirators who concealed his escape from pursuing Union soldiers.
In World War I, neutral Spain was the first to report flu deaths in its newspapers, so commentators soon nicknamed the pandemic ‘Spanish flu.’
A number of complex factors helped to create the conditions necessary for the Great Depression, and adherence to the gold standard was just one of those factors.
Four U.S. presidents have been assassinated while in office - all were brought down by gunfire. And each of these presidential assassinations helped usher in a wave of important reforms and a new political era.
The Great Depression, the worst economic downturn in modern history, profoundly affected the daily life of American families in ways large and small.