From America’s most famous folk heroes to beautiful photographs of John F. Kennedy, enjoy All That Is Interesting’s fascinating articles about American history!
Maria Reynolds, Alexander Hamilton, And America’s First Political Sex Scandal
An embarrassed Hamilton published the Reynolds Pamphlet, which was a 100-page long account of his affair with Maria Reynolds.
How Anton LaVey Took Satanism From Hot To Cool
Anton LaVey founded his Church of Satan on theatricality and showmanship, drawing thousands into his glamorous satanic world.
The Legend Of The Jersey Devil And Its Connection To Ben Franklin
The Jersey Devil has many origins and versions, but it has been haunting the state of New Jersey for a long time.
What Is A Rube Goldberg Machine? (Hint: You’ve Seen One Before) [VIDEO]
The illustrator said his cartoons of the Rube Goldberg Machine were a “symbol of man’s capacity for exerting maximum effort to accomplish minimal results.”
How Joe Masseria’s Murder Gave Rise To The Mafia’s Golden Age
A simple card game between Joe Masseria and Lucky Luciano turned into one of the most infamous hits in Mafia history, and one that would change the crime landscape forever.
Was The Moon Landing Faked? Why Conspiracy Nuts Think So
One theory proposes that the moon landing actually took place on a Hollywood set. Another suggests that Area 51 was the location.
How Francis Marion’s Revolutionary Use Of Guerrilla Warfare Changed Military Tactics Forever
Known as the “Swamp Fox,” Francis Marion spent the war showing the British just how uncomfortable he could make them by refusing to “fight fairly.”
23 Famous Random Objects From History And Where They Are Now
From Lincoln's Ford's Theater rocking chair to Lewis And Clark's Compass, these objects not only changed the course of history but remain to tell their story.
Which Of These 9 Presidents Would You Want To Party With?
Though some of our presidents were notorious teetotalers, quite a few of them sure knew how to party.
Valerie Solanas — The Radical Feminist Who Shot Andy Warhol
Shortly after publishing her manifesto, titled "Society for Cutting Up Men," Valerie Solanas' feminism spiraled out of control, and she attempted to assassinate famed artist Andy Warhol.
The Cold-Blooded Revenge Of Buford Pusser
When his wife was killed, Buford Pusser went from a cop hell-bent on fighting crime to a man hell-bent on avenging his wife's death.