Gregory Smithers
7/5/15

The past two weeks has reminded Americans of just hard it is to escape the legacy of the Civil War. The Confederate battle flag—a symbol of racism for millions—appears on everything from license plates to string bikinis....

Steve Russell
6/12/15
The United States Army celebrates its 240th birthday on June 14, dating the beginning of organized American arms from that date in 1775, when the Second Continental Congress declar...
Steve Russell
5/1/15
Correction: The original version of this article stated that Gov. Abbott had mobilized the Texas National Guard to maintain surveillance of federal troops...
Lee Surrenders to Grant at Appomattox
ICTMN Staff
4/20/15
As this country celebrates the Civil War Sesquicentennial, there is one Native American who lived during that time who deserves mentioning...
Simon Moya-Smith
2/1/15
Organized football in the U.S. was, in part, established when white men could no longer prove their virility by killing Native Americans, according to historians...
National Park Service
7/24/14
The National Park Service has awarded 21 preservation grants totaling more than $1.3 million to help preserve, protect, document and interpret America’s significant battlefield lan...
ICTMN Staff
5/26/14
It’s just a hair under 300 words, yet it contains volumes. We’re talking about President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, given to urge unification during the U.S. Civil War...
Jenni Monet
5/13/14
It was Monday, May 5 when news began to spread that Indian country had lost one of its greatest treaty rights activists, Billy Frank Jr...
Steve Russell
4/23/14

John Winthrop, a wealthy Puritan lawyer and would-be theologian, might be styled a founder of “American exceptionalism.” It was his sermon, A Model of Christian Charity, that contained the line made famous in modern times by President Ronald Reagan, “we must consider that we shall be as...

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