Did FDR End The Great Depression?
When the Democratic Party tinkers with the economy they make it worse.
July 18, 1940 FDR Nominated For Unprecedented Third Term
On this day in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who first took office in 1933 as America’s 32nd president, is nominated for an unprecedentedthird term. Roosevelt, a Democrat, would eventually be elect...
7 Things You Don't Know About Mother's Day's Dark History
The holiday started as an antiwar statement. But battles over who owned Mother's Day kept coming.
The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
Sep 14, 1901-McKinley Dies Of Infection From Gunshot Wounds
On this day in History, McKinley dies of infection from gunshot wounds on Sep 14, 1901. Learn more about what happened today on History.
How Did The Republican And Democratic Parties Get Their Animal Symbols?
The Democratic Party’s donkey and the Republican Party’s elephant have been on the political scene since the 19th century. The origins of the Democratic donkey can be traced to the 1828 presidential c...
Mt. McKinley To Denali: How A Mountain's Renaming Got Tied Up in Politics
Alaskans have been advocating for a return to Denali for years. But Ohioans, who helped deliver the presidency to Obama in 2008 and 2012, pushed back. That may be one reason President Obama waited unt...
History of palm-reading: Josef Ranald's analysis of FDR Hitler and Mussolini.
In a 1938 book, How to Know People by Their Hands, palmist Josef Ranald included these three handprints of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Benito Mussolini, and Adolf Hitler, analyzing each. His analyses o...
9 Things You May Not Know About Franklin D. Roosevelt
In late March 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt traveled to his favorite retreat in Warm Springs, Georgia, in an attempt to regain his failing health. At first, the rest appeared to be doing him a...
George Washington
George Washington was a conservative landowner who helped transform a bunch of quarrelsome states into a cohesive nation - and drafted the American Constitut...
United States presidential election, 1900
The United States presidential election of 1900 was the 29th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1900. The election was a re-match of the 1896 race between Republican candi...
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Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837). He was born near the end of the colonial era, somewhere near the then-unmarked border be...
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James A. Garfield
James Abram Garfield (November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881) served as the 20th President of the United States (1881), after serving nine terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (1863–1880). ...
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List of federal judges appointed by Theodore Roosevelt
Following is a list of all United States federal judges appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt during his presidency. In total Roosevelt appointed 75 federal judges, a record for his day surpassing...
List of federal judges appointed by Theodore Roosevelt - Wikipedia
Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens
95°57′36″W / 41.245329°N 95.959954°W / 41.245329; -95.959954The Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska marks the location of the house at 3202 Woolworth Avenu...
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Guano Islands Act
The Guano Islands Act (11 Stat. 119, enacted 18 August 1856, codified at 48 U.S.C. ch. 8 §§ 1411-1419) is federal legislation passed by the U.S. Congress that enables citizens of the U.S...
Death and state funeral of Gerald Ford
On December 26, 2006, Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States, died at his home in Rancho Mirage, California at 6:45 p.m. local time (02:45, December 27, UTC). At 8:49 p.m. local time, Pr...
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James K. Polk
James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849). Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He later lived in and represented Tenne...
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Sep 14, 1901-McKinley Dies Of Infection From Gunshot Wounds
On this day in History, McKinley dies of infection from gunshot wounds on Sep 14, 1901. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Martha Ellen Young Truman
Martha Ellen Young Truman (November 25, 1852 – July 26, 1947) was the mother of U.S. president Harry Truman. Martha Ellen Young was born in Jackson County, Missouri, on November 25, 1852, to Solomon ...
George Washington (name)
George Washington (1732–1799) was the Commander-in-Chief of Continental forces in the American Revolution and the first President of the United States after the war of independence.Many people h...
Inauguration of James Buchanan
The inauguration of James Buchanan as the 15th President of the United States was held on Wednesday, March 4, 1857. The inauguration marked the commencement of the four-year term of James Buchanan as ...
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Inauguration of James A. Garfield
The inauguration of James A. Garfield as the 20th President of the United States took place on March 4, 1881. The inauguration marked the commencement of the four-year term of James A. Garfield as Pre...
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Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1814)
85°44′11.82″W / 32.972667°N 85.7366167°W / 32.972667; -85.7366167The Battle of Horseshoe Bend (also known as Tehopeka, Tohopeka, Cholocco Litabixbee, or The Horseshoe), was fo...
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USS Theodore Roosevelt (SSBN-600)
USS Theodore Roosevelt (SSBN-600), a George Washington-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for President Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919). Initially unnamed and a...
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Margaret Truman
Mary Margaret Truman Daniel (February 17, 1924 – January 29, 2008), also known as Margaret Truman or Margaret Daniel, was an American singer who later became the successful author of a ...
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Truman Day
Truman Day is a commemorative holiday to celebrate the birth of Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States. It is celebrated May 8 in Missouri as a state holiday, according to Missouri ...