Mass media was used for the first time in history during WWII to influence the hearts and minds of both Germans and Americans.
This Explainer defines the term political polarization and provides information on how it impacts US politics and society.
The letter exchange between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport was not the only landmark event in the early history of America that dealt with issues of religious freedom and identity. Seixas’ letter and Washington’s subsequent response exist within a timeline of many other events during which the newly formed country faced those issues. Continue reading below for information about some of those events.