USA

When Joe Biden said ‘God save the Queen’, was he heralding the end of the republic?

The frontiersman and showman died on January 10, 1917.

Kate Wiles on a 'map to the stars', designed to promote a Los Angeles neighbourhood to Hollywood's new celebrities.

The choice of the dollar as the international reserve currency was controversial but practical.

The contrast between Abraham Lincoln and presidential candidate Donald Trump could hardly be more striking. Yet both men can be placed within the continually evolving politics of the Grand Old Party, argues Tim Stanley.

Senator Barry Goldwater brought a new brand of Republicanism to American politics, writes Roger Hudson. 

Unfortunately for the hippies, posterity favours those who provide articulate accounts of themselves. Theirs, writes Rorabaugh, was a movement...

The white supremacist group was founded on December 24th, 1865.

Britain’s American colonies were widely thought to be peopled by miscreants and ‘desperate villains’. Rachel Christian describes the reality for those who found a new life across the Atlantic.

In no country is Magna Carta held in greater reverence than in the United States. Alexander Lock examines its crucial role in the founding of the republic’s political and legal system and looks at the Charter’s transatlantic transition.