Since saying that America still struggles with school shootings is a championship-level understatement, we wanted to get Amanda's perspective on what happened then, and what's happened since.
History is riddled with intriguing and dramatic stories of resistance against tyranny and the fight for equality -- and also errors, accounts influenced by the author's bias, and outright lies.
We pretty much just slap new coats of paint on old atrocities and carry on like nothing's changed.
You can brand them traitors, you can curse their names, you can execute them, but you can't say they didn't have balls.
If it's true that those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it, then for the love of God, please pay very close attention.
This will change how you think of America forever. Or, you know, at least for a little while.
Most history books have been written by men, and wouldn't you know it? Those darn, sneaky ladies are nowhere to be found.
Turns out quitting the drink was a very stinky affair back in the day.
Every once in a while, huge crowds of ordinary people came together in epic demonstrations of collective mayhem, and suffered no consequences whatsoever for it.
Even humanity's biggest disasters have life-affirming moments hidden within, courtesy of regular people stepping up to help others.
Holiday traditions don't actually originate from elves and Krampus.
Here's a not often told story of bravery and perseverance.
The sheer awfulness of Nazism tainted everything they did. Even the fun things.
If you would have told our ancestors that one day we'd be using plastic cards and paper bills to acquire our daily needs, they probably would have said, 'Why? Is violence obsolete in the future? Also, what is plastic?'