From Mar-A-Lago to Far-and-Wide, Protesters March Again as Anti-Trump Movement Persists

Protesters march down Market Street in Philadelphia to speak out against Vice President Mike Pence, who made a noon speech in Philadelphia on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. Similar anti-Trump demonstrations are taking place this weekend in cities and communities around the country and the globe. (Photo: Margo Reed / Philadelphia Inquirer) From New York City[…]

The Superbowl’s Evolution from Football Game to Entertainment Extravaganza

Fireworks go off before Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. Andrew Kelly/Reuters   By Dr. Peter M. Hopsickler and Dr. Mark Dyreson / 02.02.2017 Hopsickler: Associate Professor of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University Dyreson: Professor of Kinesiology, Affiliate Professor of History, Pennsylvania State University In just 50 years, the Super Bowl[…]

America 1783-1801: Creating a Constitutional Republic

By Henry J. Sage / 11.15.2016 Historian Introduction The revolutionary fighting ended with the surrender of Cornwallis’s troops at Yorktown in October 1781. The formal treaty granting American independence was signed in Paris in 1783. Much work, however, remained to be done; if the former colonies had continued in their current status under the Articles[…]