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Supplement #1 - Thucydides on the Peloponnesian War

Supplement #2 - The Assassination of Julius Caesar

Supplement #3 - History and Homosexuality

Supplement #4 - The Deferred Politics of Christ's Kingdom

Supplement #5 - Pope Urban II's Stirring Speech for a Crusade

Supplement #6 - The Medieval Relationship of Abelard and Heloise

Supplement #7 - Thomas Aquinas on the Existence of God

Supplement #8 - Islam and the Non-Muslim World

Supplement #9 - Giovanni Boccaccio Describes the Black Death

Supplement #10 - Dr. Chanca and Columbus's Second Voyage

Supplement #11 - The Council of Trent on Catholics and Protestants

Supplement #12- Galileo on Science and the Bible

Supplement #13 - The Delusion of Dutch Tulip Mania

Supplement #14 - Voltaire Promotes Religious Toleration

Supplement #15 - The Chippewa Attack on Fort Michilimackinac

Supplement #16 - Samuel Johnson Defends Taxing the American Colonies

Supplement #17 - Alexander Hamilton and Presidential Accountability

Supplement #18 - Alexis de Tocqueville on the French Revolution

Supplement #19 - George Washington on Party Spirit and More

Supplement #20 - Black Slavery in Black Africa

Supplement #21 - Three Important Cases of the Marshall Court

Supplement #22 - An Early Abolitionist Tract by a Free Black

Supplement #23 - Remembering the Trail of Tears

Supplement #24 - John C. Calhoun and the Conquest of Mexico

Supplement #25 - Karl Marx and the Coming Communist Revolution

Supplement #26 - An Appeal for Limited Government in France

Supplement #27 - Dred Scott, Black Status, and the Constitution

Supplement #28 - The 19th Century Pivot on Abortion

Supplement #29 - Abraham Lincoln's First and Second Inaugural Addresses

Supplement #30 - Susan B. Anthony and Women's Rights

Supplement #31 - The Last Battle between Native American Tribes

Supplement #32 - God and Evolution

Supplement #33 - German Anti-Semitism

Supplement #34 - Andrew Carnegie on Wealth Inequality

Supplement #35 - Christian Nation

Supplement #36 - Ida B. Wells-Barnett on Lynching

Supplement #37 - The Second Amendment

Supplement #38 - Johann Most and Emma Goldman Defend Anarchism

Supplement #39 - Social Darwinism and World War I

Supplement #40 - Witness to Child Labor

Supplement #41 - Unworthy Life and Nazi Genocide

Supplement #42 - Contrasting Presidents: A Progressive and a Conservative

Supplement #43 - Samuel Gompers Opposes Labor Radicalism

Supplement #44 - Eugenics

Supplement #45 - Driving and Maintaining Your Model T

Supplement #46 - Norman Thomas Advocates for Socialism

Supplement #47 - Franklin Roosevelt Speaks Up for Social Action

Supplement #48 - Herbert Hoover on the Bureaucratic Threat

Supplement #49 - The Double Standard of Capitalist Folklore

Supplement #50 - Education and Japan's Road to War

Supplement #51 - A German Jew Chronicles the Third Reich

Supplement #52 - Arriving at Auschwitz

Supplement #53 - Jews Who Opposed Zionism

Supplement #54 - Gulag

Supplement #55 - Why the Chinese Communists Came to Power

Supplement #56 - Communism in the United States

Supplement #57 - McCarthyism

Supplement #58 - Martin Luther King on the Black Family

Supplement #59 - One Vietnam POW's Story

Supplement #60 - Martin Luther King on What's Next

Supplement #61 - J. Edgar Hoover

Supplement #62 - Mao's Doctor

Supplement #63 - Unrestrained Supreme Court Decisions

Supplement #64 - The CIA and the Constitution

Supplement #65 - Waking Up to Toxic Waste

Supplement #66 - Excessive Force (Not)

Supplement #67 - Black Crime

Supplement #68 - Ryazan and the Russian Regime

Supplement #69 - Misled on Iraq

Supplement #70 - Unsettled Climate Science

Supplement #71 - Runaway Healthcare Costs