Smithsonian.com | History & Archaeology is a great site for the latest in U.S. history and archaeological insight. It offers such gems as "Recapping the Jetsons" or "The Great New England Vampire Panic". The articles are scholarly and offer context for the time period under discussion.
Click on the "Games & Puzzles" tabs for a fun way to find out how much history you know.
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