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Edward Bates and the Question of U.S. Citizenship in 1862

The meaning of citizenship in the United States has undergone significant changes throughout its history, and recent debates about who is and who isn’t a citizen and what rights citizens are entitled to demonstrate how citizenship remains contested today. 1,571 more words


Fighting the Stigma of Sex Work: Burlesque, Beyonce, and sex-positive feminism

By Melinda Chateauvert, author of Sex Workers Unite: A History of the Movement from Stonewall to SlutWalk (Beacon Press, March 2015)

My mother kind of freaked out when I told her about the proposal for… 801 more words

Author Essays

joseph landgraf

Joey Landgraf graduated in May 2015 with a Bachelor’s in History and a Bachelor’s in Secondary Education from the University of Maryland, College Park.  As a Terp, he has had internships at the Maryland General Assembly, National History Day, and most recently as a student teacher at a local high school teaching 9th graders 20th century U.S. 149 more words


My name is Artur and I am currently a sophomore taking A.P. United States History. My interests vary from sports, especially volleyball, to playing various musical instruments, and spending time with family. 305 more words

The REAL Story of America; A 500 Years in the Works Circle

500 years ago- A people seeking freedoms from an overbearing and domineering government come to a land that’s already inhabited. They force these inhabitants out of their homes, almost in a genocide of both violent and malicious intent, as well as pure happenstance through the inflection of disease. 1,917 more words


Book review: The Untold History of the United States, volume I, by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

Stone, Oliver and Peter Kuznick. The Untold History of the United States: Young Readers Edition, Volume I, 1898-1945. Adapt. by Susan Campbell Bartoletti. Atheneum. 2014. $19.99. 248 more words

Book Reviews

Me and Paul Revere - Video

On July 3, 2012 at the historical house of Paul Revere, the actor, comedian, writer and musician Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers performed the song “Me and Paul Revere.”

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