American History

American Maelstrom captures the full drama of the watershed election, establishing 1968 as the hinge between the decline of political liberalism, the ascendancy of conservative populism, and the rise of…

In 1950, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were arrested for allegedly passing information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union, an affair FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover labeled the "crime…

What did Abraham Lincoln envision when he talked about "reconstruction?” His final speech gives a clear indication of what his postwar policy might have looked like—one that differed starkly from…

Jeffrey A. Engel joins together with five other leading scholars to explore how each of Roosevelt’s freedoms evolved over time, for Americans and for the wider world.

The battle of Antietam was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil, it was and remains, the bloodiest single-day battle in American…

Terrorism is not a new phenomenon in the United States. This book chronicles 37 such assaults on American soil from the end of the Civil War to the present day.…

These are personal reminiscences of Ulysses S. Grant which allow us to peer back in time to see him through the eyes of those who knew him. Some of the…

Wilber F. Crummer was an acquaintance and neighbor of Ulysses S. Grant in Galena, Illinois. When civil war broke out, he became "one of the Boys in Blue" who followed…

This is a poignant and intimate account of General Ulysses S. Grant's last days, written by Adam Badeau.

Facebook
Twitter
Google+