History Features

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
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Affirmative Action History & Timeline (Civil Rights Act, Supreme Court Cases, etc)
Affirmative Action Timeline
African Roots: DNA Tests, New Technology Reveal African Heritage
American History 101?
The Amistad
Apollo 11 - Anniversary
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Origins
Asian-American History
Asian-American History Timeline
Ballots | History and Types of Election Ballots
The Berlin Wall
Birmingham Church Bombing - Civil Rights Cases
The Birth of the Harlem Renaissance: History & Timeline
The Bismarck
The Bounty, Pitcairn Island, and Fletcher Christian's Descendants
The Britannic
Brown v. Board of Education
Campaign 2000 Factsheet
Campaign 2004
Campaign 2004: Primaries and Caucuses
Civil Rights Cases Reopened: Medgar Evers, Birmingham Church, Emmet Till
Civil Rights March on Washington (History, Facts, Martin Luther King Jr.)
Civil Rights Timeline
The Closest Presidential Races
Color Television
Columbus Day
Columbus's Unknown Legacy
Constitution Day & Citizenship Day
The Donner Party and the Andes Plane Crash
Election Day on Tuesdays?
Electoral College v. The People
The Endurance
Famous African American Speeches, Letters, Addresses (King Jr, Obama)
Famous Firsts
Famous Firsts by American Women, 1587–1900
Famous Firsts by American Women, 1901–Present
Flag Day Timeline
Fourth of July: celebrations, history, tradition, bbq, parades, fireworks
George W. Bush | Presidential Cabinet Members
George W. Bush | Presidential Cabinet Members
The Hindenburg Tragedy: May 6, 1937
The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings Remembered
Hispanics in Congress
The History of Black History Month (Famous People, Women, Facts, Leaders, Events)
Impeachment History
Impeachment Hits the Senate
Inaugural Oratory
Inauguration Factfile
Inauguration Facts
Independence Day (July 4th): Quotations from Signers of the Declaration of Independence
Iwo Jima
Japanese Internment in World War II
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Life After the Presidency
Lindbergh Kidnapping
The Maine
The Mayflower
The Monitor
The Murder of Emmett Till - Civil Rights Cases
The Murder of Medgar Evers - Civil Rights Cases
The Murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman & Michael Schwerner - Civil Rights Case
Neckties Through the Ages—Introduction
Neckties Through the Ages—Knotty Questions
Pearl Harbor Remembered
Pets in the White House
Planes: The Spirit of St. Louis
Plundered Art: Chinese Restore Garden of Perfect Brightness
Plundered Art: Iraq Museum Reopens
Plundered Art: Mali's Plundered Archaeological Sites
Plundered Art: More than $3 Billion Stolen and Sold Each Year
Plundered Art: Recovering the Head of Ramses II
Presidency on Film
Presidential Portrait Gallery
Presidential Quotes
Presidential Rankings
Presidential Scandals
Presidential Trivia
Presidents' Day or Washington's Birthday?
The Queen Elizabeth
The Queen Mary
Ralph Nader - Biography
The Reform Party
The Rosenberg Executions
The Russian Revolution
Science Projects
Senators: The Facts
Ships and Shipwrecks: Historic Vessels and Ships of War
Shipwrecks: The Andrea Doria
The Sinking of the Sultana
St. Chad Remembered
The Tall Ships Set Sail to Boston
Tea: China's Most Popular Export?
Timeline Archive
Timeline: NATO in Yugoslavia
Tipper Gore - Biography
Titanic: The Anniversary of the Sinking of the World's Most Famous Ship
Today in History
Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment
U.S. Constitution Primer
U.S. Presidents Bios, Photos & Stats
V-E Day: May 8, 1945
Valentine's Day History
The Valentine's Day Massacre
Vice President Al Gore
Where and When to Vote
Women's Rights Movement in the U.S.: History and Timeline of Events (1848-1920)
Women's Rights Movement in the U.S.: Timeline of Events (1921-1979)
Women's Rights Movement in the U.S.: Timeline of Events (1980-Present)
The World's Most Notorious Despots
Y2K Survivalists
Year in Review 1998
Year in Review 1999
Year in Review 2000
Year in Review 2001
Year in Review 2002
Year in Review 2003
Year in Review 2004
Year in Review, 2005
Year in Review, 2006

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