The whole period of the '60s changed a lot of us; there was never a decade like that in American history... to have the decade capture one of the great accomplishments of this century: man landing on the moon.
I like stories in specific time periods. 'The Revenant's' era of American history was fascinating because it was this lawless no-man's land. It defined the idea of the American frontiersman as man conquering nature. In a way, the story of Hugh Glass is about man dominating nature.
The force that has come closest across American history to actually ending America was white supremacy. That was the Civil War.
Ted Kennedy will go down in history as one of the giants of the U.S. Senate and one the most accomplished legislators in American history.
There is no 20-year period in American history when stocks lost money.
P. J. O'Rourke
No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
Richard M. Nixon
The 1950s and 1960s had been a period of enormous growth, the highest in American history, maybe in economic history.
American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.
Won't it be wonderful when black history and native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history.
I think the most important idea is to remember that there have been times throughout American history where what is right is not the same as what is legal.
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