The Disney movies that chronicle the life of Pocahontas may be the most famous contemporary iterations of her history, but they are also, unfortunately, some of the most historically inaccurate. So who was Pocahontas?
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the supreme court of the United States shall consist of a chief justice and five associate justices, any four of whom shall be a quorum, and shall hold annually at the seat of… MORE
Conference abstract: The moniker ‘History in Action’ describes, in shorthand, a set of goals and ideals for the expansion of historical thinking in public life. These guiding sensibilities all extend from a commitment to increasing conversation between university-trained historians and the wider non-academic world. This conference takes as its generating premises the interlocking… MORE
Section 1. Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, That the said territory, for the purposes of temporary government, be one district, subject, however, to be divided into two districts, as future circumstances may, in the opinion of Congress, make it expedient. Section 2. Be it ordained by the authority aforesaid, That the estates,… MORE