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# american-history - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Tuam's Confederate monument: 'Put this ugly part of history in a museum'

We should not honour those men who believed that they were better than others merely due to the colour of their skin, writes Katherine Brewer.

# american-history - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

'People don't ask... why was there a Civil War?': Historians mystified by Trump's latest comments

“I would prefer the president had a better handle on American history,” one historian remarked.

# american-history - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Survivors remember the Oklahoma City bombing, 20 years ago today

9.02 am, Wednesday 19 April, 1995.

# american-history - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish youngsters display questionable knowledge about American history Boothception

Irish youngsters display questionable knowledge about American history

Ah yes, the lads in the funny hats.

# american-history - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

America's long history of police riots - the short version

Armed police, brutality, rioting and racial tension – sound familiar?

# american-history - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

This poignant Michelle Obama photo perfectly captures 60 years of American history

The First Lady herself grew up in segregated schools. So, you know, it’s a fairly decent photo.