"If history were taught in stories, it would never be forgotten."

--Rudyard Kipling

Henrik Hudson Entering New York Harbor, Edward Moran

At a Glance

 

1. All stories are from pre-1924 books in the public domain. A new story will post each weekday.

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September

Exploration & Discovery

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October

settling the colonies

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November

Moving towards independence

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December

George Washington

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January

The American Revolution

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February

A new Nation

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March

Westward Expansion

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April

Lincoln /

Slavery

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Mexican /

Civil Wars

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American Progress - Part 1

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American Progress - Part 2

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August

The story

in review