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Guns in America: Prominent Americans Shooting Each Other Up

Burr and Hamilton were not the only prominent American leaders to kill or be killed in a duel.,
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Guns in America: The Americanization of the Duel

When the first European colonists came to America they brought with them a rather definitive dispute resolution process known as dueling.
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Guns in America: Who Fired the First Shot?

Columbus? Ponce de Leon? The Pilgrims? Continue reading

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A Few Curious Bits of Baseball History

Play Ball exhibit at History Colorado Center Continue reading

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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: 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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