The Alien and Sedition Acts

The Alien and Sedition Acts were four laws passed by the Federalist-dominated 5th United States Congress and signed into law by President John Adams in 1798. They made … More

The Taíno

The Taíno were an indigenous people of the Caribbean. At the time of European contact in the late fifteenth century, they were the principal … More

The Real Irish American Story

“Wear green on St. Patrick’s Day or get pinched.” That pretty much sums up the Irish-American “curriculum” that I learned … More

The Nova Scotian Settlers

The Nova Scotian Settlers, or Sierra Leone Settlers (also known as the Nova Scotians or more commonly as the Settlers) were Black Americans who … More

The Moon is “Rusting”

A newly published study notes that the moon is “rusting,” leaving experts perplexed by the discovery. The research, published in Science … More

The Front Range

The Front Range is a mountain range of the Southern Rocky Mountains of North America located in the central portion of the U.S. State of Colorado, and … More

The three tramps 

The three tramps are three men photographed by several Dallas-area newspapers under police escort near the Texas School Book Depository shortly after the assassination of United States … More

Umbrella man

The “umbrella man“, identified by the United States House Select Committee on Assassinations in 1978 as Louie Steven Witt, is a name given to … More

Badge Man

Badge Man is a name given to an unknown figure that is reputedly visible within the famous Mary Moorman photograph of the assassination of … More