William McKinley: The Life and Legacy of the Third President to Be Assassinated

Although he is often overlooked in American history today, few presidents marked a turning point for the country quite like William McKinley. As the last president to have served...

Chicago Police Department, The: The Controversial History and Legacy of the Windy City’s Law Enforcement Agency

Today, as one of the biggest cities in the country, Chicago means a lot of different things to different people, but the Windy City, as culturally rich as it is, has long been...

British Covert Operations in World War I: The History of Britain’s Espionage and Dark Arts during the Great War

World War I, also known in its time as the “Great War” or the “War to End all Wars,” was an unprecedented holocaust in terms of its sheer scale. Fought by men who hailed...

Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung: The Pioneering Lives and Works of History’s Most Influential Psychologists

Carl Gustav Jung, the man who created analytical psychology both as a concept and as a practice, was a complicated person. He is also very difficult to understand, partly because...

Christian Eschatology: The History and Legacy of Christianity’s Beliefs about the End of the World

Lay people, scientists, philosophers, and theologians have long theorized about death, immortality, and eternity. With science making huge strides forward, some now suggest that...