September 23, 2021

Establishment of the Peace Corps

On March 1, 1961, President Kennedy signed this executive order […]
September 19, 2021

Constitution of the United States

Drafted in secret by delegates to the Constitutional Convention during […]
September 15, 2021

The Defense of Fort McHenry

In this report, American Lt. Col. George Armistead described a […]
September 11, 2021

Emergency Responders at the Pentagon

On September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked four passenger airliners, crashing […]
September 7, 2021

Shaking Hands at the Camp David Summit

The historic Camp David Summit was held for thirteen days […]
September 3, 2021

Treaty of Paris

This treaty, signed on September 3, 1783, between the American […]
August 30, 2021

Thurgood Marshall, Supreme Court Justice

Thurgood Marshall was confirmed as an Associate Justice of the […]
August 26, 2021

"…Rural Mail Route, York County, Maine"

Dated August 26, 1930, this photograph from York county Maine […]
August 18, 2021

Women's Right to Vote

Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August […]
August 14, 2021

Social Security Act

On August 14, 1935, the Social Security Act established a […]
August 10, 2021

Restitution for Wartime Internment

Approved August 10, 1988, H.R. 442, or "An Act to […]
August 6, 2021

Voting Rights Act

This act was signed into law on August 6, 1965, […]
August 2, 2021

Loss of PT-109

On August 2, 1943, while on patrol in the Solomon […]
July 29, 2021

National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958

Signed by President Dwight Eisenhower on July 29, 1958, the […]
July 25, 2021

Drawing for an "Improvement In Windmills"

Depicted here is the drawing for an "Improvment in Windmills," […]
July 21, 2021

Hemingway’s Passport Photo

Born Ernest Miller Hemingway in Oak Park, Illinois, on July […]
July 17, 2021

Meeting Joseph Stalin

On July 17, 1945, two months after Germany surrendered to […]
July 14, 2021

Northwest Ordinance

The Northwest Ordinance, adopted July 13, 1787, by the Confederation […]
July 10, 2021

14th Amendment: Civil Rights

Passed by Congress June 13, 1866, and ratified July 9, […]
July 6, 2021

Striking Truck Drivers, Minneapolis

Following a great wave of strikes, factory takeovers and other […]