The 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920. Learn how this was the first step to ensuring all women could vote in the U.S.
In remembrance of Victory over Japan Day, which effectively ended World War II, read reflections from three American veterans who served in that war.
First lady Melania Trump will be renovating the White House Rose Garden this summer. Learn how the history of this iconic green space is shaping her plans.
Prior to 1965, African Americans in the South were often blocked from voting. But an important law remedied that, and altered the U.S. political landscape.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 enforces the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of the right to vote. Learn about the history and importance of this law.
Civil rights hero John Lewis passed away July 17, after battling cancer since December. Learn more about his life and legacy here.
On July 14, French citizens celebrate their freedom from tyrannical rule and Americans celebrate their centuries-old friendship with France.
Susan Ahn Cuddy was a trailblazer in U.S. military history. Watch a video charting her accomplishments.
Meet America's first black Marines, known as the Montford Pointers, and learn how they got their name.