Thomas Jefferson, a man who dedicated much of his life to the idea of liberty, owned more than 600 slaves throughout his lifetime. A new exhibition, "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty," invites visitors to reconsider what they know about the nation's third president.
Women have served our armed forces for centuries, but it wasn't until the Korean War that women began to take a really active role. The Department of Defense is commemorating them for Women's History Month.
One hundred years ago Juliette Gordon Low gathered together a group of girls to take them out of their isolated home environments and introduce them to community service and the open air. A few things have changed since then for today's girls.
More than a century ago, the Union's USS Monitor sank off the coast of Cape Hatteras, N.C. Ten years ago, searches uncovered the remains of two of its sailors. Now, officials are hoping their descendants will recognize their facial reconstructions and finally bring the sailors home.
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