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FDR Ends Prohibition: The Immediate Aftermath And How T...

March 22, 2020

View of men and women celebrating the repeal of Prohibition with a toast and bell-ringing, Chicago, 1933. (Chicago History Museum/Getty Images) Prohibition ha...

The First Thanksgiving: What Happened, When Was It, And...

November 24, 2019

Every kid in America has the bullet points of the first Thanksgiving drilled into their heads---turkey, maize, the pilgrims and Native Americans coming together ...

What You Didn’t Know About Black Tuesday And The Start ...

November 15, 2019

You probably remember from high school history class that the Great Depression of the 1930s was caused by the 1929 stock market crash, but did you know tha...

The Death of America's Longest Serving President Who Ha...

November 29, 2016

It was April 1945. The end of the war in Europe was in sight as the allied armies pressed their invasion into the German heartland. In Washington, President Roose...