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Colin Powell, former secretary of state and at one time the highest-ranking Black person in the nation, passed away on Monday, October 18 from complications of COVID-19 at age 84. Despite being fully vaccinated, Powell’s fight with multiple myeloma had significantly weakened his immune system.
A dive into the great debate about Puerto Rico’s legal status. Featuring the discovery of the island during the Exploration Age, fight over the island during the Spanish-American War, and ultimate U.S. rule.
This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series by investigating the oft-overlooked Iran-Contra affair, a political scandal involving the Reagan Administration, Nicaraguan civil war, and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series by exploring the Red Scares that dominated the first half of the twentieth century and forever impacted U.S. politics, defense, and foreign policy.
For more than a century, presidents have created advisory groups (also called committees, commissions, boards, blue ribbon panels, or task forces) to advise them on particular issues. Learn about five of them with HeinOnline’s Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions database.
This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series with an exploration of the Intelligence Community’s successful operation to kill Osama bin Laden, the world-renowned terrorist responsible for the September 11 attacks on the United States.
The Constituent Congress of Mexico approved a new Mexican constitution in 1917 that would promise expansive social reform and political reconstruction. Join us in discovering the origins of this historic document with HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated.
The United Nations was born out of the most devastating conflict in world history—World War II. Learn about the history and development of the international organization while exploring HeinOnline’s United Nations Law Collection.
The Boston Tea Party was a controversial political protest which escalated the tensions between the Kingdom of England and its American colonies and ultimately culminated in the Revolutionary War. Learn about the causes and effects of the protest, as well as the key players involved!