Editor’s note: In honor of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary, we are republishing this article from January 2015 about Theodore Roosevelt’s aggressive actions to protect American natural resources.
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The United States capital of Washington, D.C., burned 202 years ago today, but it may have been an act of nature that forced the British from the besieged city.
August 19th marks the 70th birthday of President Bill Clinton, whose eight-year term dominated the decade of the 1990s.
Gretchen Ritter of Cornell University and Susan Ware explore the history of women’s rights and the fight to extend voting rights to all women.
Today, we celebrate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment (ratified August 18, 1920). Here’s what you need to know.