Today, we celebrate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment (ratified on August 18, 1920). Here’s whread more »
Eight states—Arizona, Idaho, Louisiana, North Dakota, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and Wisread more »
There were a lot of events that led to American Independence, but it was 250 years ago today that thread more »
U.S. eighth-graders have shown no improvement in four years in their knowledge of history, geographyread more »
I applaud the goal of the Civics Education Initiative’s effort to be sure Iowa students have a basread more »
On This Day in 1925, a verdict was reached in the famous Scopes Monkey Trial—an epic battle over the teaching of evolution.
On July 21, 1925, the famous Scopes Monkey trial over teaching evolution in public schools concludedread more »
July 16 is a sad day for some historically minded Philadelphians: It’s the 225th anniversary of thread more »