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Alan Guebert recalls the heating systems and various tactics his family used to stay warm 60 years ago in the farm house of his youth.

Discontent grew in the South until southern states began seceding and eventually formed the Confederacy to oppose the Union army in the American Civil War.

Kymberly Foster Seabolt thinks it is crucial for those of us who remember some of the “good old days” to get real about some of the pitfalls too.

Despite fertile land and navigable rivers, the North Carolina colony grew slowly. Hugh Earnhart explains the factors that contributed.

Learn how Levi Strauss Co. and Jacob Davis secured patent No. 139,121 for "a pair of pantaloons having the pocket openings secured by means of rivets."

The ratification of the 18th Amendment and the enactment of the Volstead Act marked the culmination of a long campaign in the U.S. against liquor traffic. 

Alan Guebert remembers the life of Neil Harl, following his death, and explains why he was the smartest person in the room wherever he went.

The Plymouth colony was never large, but it played a significant role in pointing other dissenters the way to the New World.

Thomas Jefferson spearheaded the Louisiana Purchase agreement, which was signed May 2, 1803, and Louisiana was purchased for $15 million.

In the waters of Alaska on Little Diomede Island, the CSS Shenandoah fired the last shots of the American Civil War.