The Library of Congress has survived an attack by the British and a lack of government funding to become the world’s biggest library, with the helping hands of two people in the 19th century.
Currently browsing: Culture
Since its establishment on April 24, 1800, the Library of Congress has grown to become the largest library in the world, with more than 155.3 million items in its holdings. Here’s a look at 10 of the most fascinating pieces.
How highly do historians and publishers regard Benjamin Franklin? We looked at four studies, and the results ranged from Franklin as the equal of John Marshall, to a figure less than important than Hulk Hogan and Benedict Arnold.
A Turkish court’s order for Twitter, YouTube and Facebook to remove images of a dead government official is only the latest in a series of concerning developments in Turkey’s constitutional culture.
What does Barack Obama have in common with George Washington, James Madison and Thomas Jefferson? All four presidents will go down in history as loving their beer, as well as their country.