United States History
In March of 1865, just before the ending of the Civil War, the Federal government created the Freedmen’s Bureau.1 Initially set up to help the
In the media today, every public figure is being scrutinized through a magnifying glass. People are openly, and at times brutally, expressing their opinions about
When the news of the content of Zenger’s newspaper spread, Cosby was informed of the allegations being printed against him, and became outraged by these
Is Heyward and Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess American’s first operatic piece or a glorified minstrel show?
In 1924, George Gershwin, a famous American composer, premiered “Rhapsody in Blue,” which became hailed as a “highbrow jazz” piece. Gershwin enjoyed taking common art,
Winner of the Fall 2016 StMU History Media Award for Best Descriptive Article Orders were given and on a cold morning on February 14, 1929, five
Jack McGurn would soon learn that of the seven men killed the morning of Feburary 14, 1929, George “Bugs” Moran was not one of them.
Born in 1839, John D. Rockefeller was an American industrialist and philanthropist who built an oil empire by guaranteeing a uniform quality grade for his
For centuries women have fought against numerous injustices forced upon them because of their gender. Some of these injustices include the right to be seen as
With the ever increasing wave of feminism arising this century, it is important to travel back in time and explore the life of one of the