Category Archives: History

Lehigh Valley’s Historic Covered Bridges

Bridges built between 1841 and 1858 Continue reading

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America’s Car Culture

With photos from the America on Wheels Museum Continue reading

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In the National Parks: The Enemies of Canyonlands

The Utah GOP, which has consistently fought against the creation of national parks in Utah and has sought to shrink them, now has some allies in the White House and the Interior Department. Continue reading

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In the National Parks: Yellowstone’s Friends in High Places

U.S.. presidents catching fish and eating pizza in the park. Continue reading

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Thanks to Prohibition, We Now Have…

Prohibition’s influence on American lifestyle, culture and politics. Continue reading

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Prohibition and Hypocrisy: Living Wet, Voting Dry

Prohibition was high time for hypocrisy, in Washington, in state houses and in city halls Continue reading

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Prohibition and America’s Outlaw Entrepreneurs

A Seattle cop, a New York mechanic and a French winemaker. Continue reading

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Resist! Prohibition Era

It is part of America’s legacy that we don’t have much interest in obeying laws we don’t like. Continue reading

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Prohibition as Class Warfare

The main target of Prohibition advocates was the working class saloon. Continue reading

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Prohibition: A Nation of Immigrants, a Nation of Xenophobes

The anti-German sentiment that accompanied WWI provided the impetus to enact Prohibition. Continue reading

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