By 1898, a great land empire had been forged through brutal conquest. Now the American gaze turned to foreign lands.
The Bureau of Land Management mistakenly posts online details on about 900 ancient cliff dwellings, spiritual structures, rock art panels and other antiquities in Utah.
The third president’s election and two terms were hailed by some as revolutionary and a national salvation, but others saw a darkness beneath Thomas Jefferson's republicanism.
If President Washington was such a unifying force, why were the early 1790s so violent and contested?
For slaves and Native Americans, the Revolution wasn’t “radical”: It was one more colossal effort to enforce Western conservative values and preserve the privileges of whites and the rich.
The president used an event honoring Native American veterans to take a shot at Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren and drew swift criticism.
Standing Rock and 20th century history offer crucial guidance: A movement’s success depends on organization, discipline and not being baited into violence.
"The police serve as a colonial occupying force in these [Native American] communities," according to the family lawyer of Paul Castaway, a mentally ill citizen of the Rosebud Sioux tribe who was recently shot to death by Denver police.
American Indians are not simply a footnote in our collective origin story. They are here because they have survived genocide.
Responding to a plea from members of Congress to change the Washington Redskins' bigoted name, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote, "The name is a unifying force that stands for strength, courage, pride and respect."