by | Oct 8, 2019

Two years after the Civil War ended in 1865, a Republican Congress gained a veto-proof majority in both chambers. They almost immediately began trimming the powers of the executive and judicial branches. First, they replaced President Andrew Johnson’s Reconstruction plan…

by | Aug 29, 2019

Texas novelist William Humphrey revealed how Confederate statues animate the Southern tradition: “If the Civil War is more alive to the Southerner than the Northerner it is because all of the past is, and this is so because the Southerner has a…

by | Aug 2, 2019

The Associated Press, the Washington Post, the Charlotte Observer, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and undoubtedly other media outlets carried reports of President Trump’s July 30 visit to Jamestown as part of the 400th anniversary of the House of Burgesses’ first meeting in the…

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