How History Will Remember 2017
And which lessons from the past will inform 2018
For History to Be Written, It Has to Be Made
While it is measured by big moments, history is made every day by ordinary citizens. Obama speech writer Cody Keenan charts this year’s rise in civic engagement and activism.Read More
Every Event Has an Echo from the Past
From the Cuban Missile Crisis to the Chinese Exclusion Act, historian Steven Gillon looks at which historical events set the context for 2017’s big moments.Read More
What’s Next for 2018?
Meet Team History—our new collective of historians and influencers who look forward to next year’s big anniversaries and issues. Do you know what you need to know?Read More
2017 Events: What Happened?
From the inauguration of Donald Trump to the first total solar eclipse to traverse the Lower 48 in nearly a century, 2017 was a year for the history books. Here we review the biggest news in politics, culture and science of the year.Read More
Coolest Historical Discoveries of 2017
Take a chronological journey back through 15 of the year’s most intriguing historical events, from the discovery of the wreckage of USS Indianapolis to newly uncovered documents that changed our understanding of history.Read More