1. Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 16:52

    The US government was once a rather small and intimate bunch.

  2. Air
    Friday, July 12, 2013 - 10:03

    Lucky for us, air has been around for a while now.

  3. Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 17:01

    Perhaps no country on earth is identified as closely with free-market economics as the U.S.

  4. Monday, September 24, 2012 - 18:17

    Early American social welfare laws were based on the English system of Poor Laws,

  5. Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 18:20

    When European colonizers began settling in what would become the US, they brought more than food and clothes: they imported board games, dice, cards, musical

  6. Monday, May 7, 2012 - 13:50

    The earliest Americans handled education at the tribal level; Native American parents and elders handed down tribal values, stories, languages and customs to

  7. Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 23:06

    In the earliest days of the nation, energy policy was pretty simple: everyone burned wood, and the main issue was finding more of it.

  8. Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 17:16

    Although some colonists came to the future U.S. in search of religious freedom, many more came to exploit North America’s resources.

  9. Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 10:49

    There are plenty of different diets out there, and new ones appearing every day — pescetarian, vegetarian, vegan, Kosher,

  10. Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 17:59

    When President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act goes into effect in 2014, it will usher in the first major overhaul of the country’s healthcare system in d