It was forged against all odds—but couldn’t survive the heat of public disapproval.
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Between 1850 and 1930, the census created new categories that reinforced a white supremacist obsession with ‘racial purity.’
Back in the 1960s, even the NRA supported gun control to disarm the group.
Dwight Eisenhower and Billy Graham shaped a half-century of religion in America.
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You have to be 21 to buy a handgun at a store, but only 18 to get one at a gun show.
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As President Donald Trump prepares to address Congress for his 2018 State of the Union address, take a look back at the history of this high-profile tradition.
Journalists have angered presidents from the earliest days of America’s founding.