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A Path to Citizenship

On June 2, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge passed the Indian Citizenship Act, granting citizenship to all Native Americans born in the U.S. It was a grandiose gesture with little effect, as it was largely governed at the state level and states did little to address the law.

First Airplane Flight Around the World

The 1920s were a decade of aviation advancement. One of the pivotal moments happened on September ... more

DiMaggio Joins the War Effort

When the U.S. entered World War II nearly every American joined the war effort, including celebrities. ... more

Alaska: “Seward’s Folly”

The U.S. purchased Alaska on March 30, 1867. Secretary of State William H. Seward brokered the ... more
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