In late August 1619, twenty or more enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia at what’s now called Fort Monroe. We look at how the nation is commemorating those first Africans who arrived in British North America.
In the early 19th century, Americans began to journey away from home–not for work or migration, but simply for the sake of traveling. It gave rise to a new cultural phenomenon: the tourist.
In the years since Hurricane Katrina, a lot has changed about New Orleans–including the way people talk.
A researcher found that cell phone radiation can cause changes to our cells.
Fossils give away the secrets of the past, but they can also tell the future.
Your summer vacation packing list has some key items: cell phone charger, swimsuit, toothbrush. We’re here to add some essentials to your list, with the best book recs from the With Good Reason universe.
On the eve of WWI, Antoine Köpe had a front seat to history. A century later, Antoine’s elaborate journals, cartoons, recordings, and collections reveal what it was like in the last days of the Ottoman Empire.
The very first ironclad ship built by the Union Navy in the Civil War was called The Monitor. It revolutionized the way battleships were built.