As someone who has spent decades studying how dissenting opinions have shaped our republic, Ted Steinbock has high hopes for the new Museum of the Bible in Washington DC.
The passage of time has made us wonder if Martin Luther King’s dream of a healed nation was maybe just that: a fantasy.
PBS presented a tendentious, revisionist version of Spanish colonization of Florida, intended only to depict America as racist and oppressive.
America’s lack of civic and cultural knowledge is an existential threat, says Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn in his introduction to ‘History 101: Western Heritage.’
A new Mississippi museum highlights the importance of remembering, preserving, and commemorating our country’s history through learning about our past.
We recently drove from Nashville to Washington DC because we wanted our kids to see the genesis of our country, and the American legacy they’re set to inherit.
In his new biography ‘Grant,’ Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Ron Chernow takes a fresh look at the checkered reputation of the Civil War hero and 18th president to restore his rightful place among great American leaders.
The result of another affair suggests how this one will end. It also tells us a great deal about the way some in Washington see their job as ruling the people, not representing them.
Most Americans were taught a cartoonish version of the first Thanksgiving, but the history of the Pilgrims and Indians was far more complex—and harrowing.
Our Thanksgiving celebration originated in our nation’s worst period of turmoil and bloodshed: the Civil War. Its lessons can help us today.
It’s instructive that the first precedent for pardoning oneself can be found in one of the strangest outbursts of banana republicanism in American history.
Enough with the trendy historical revisionism. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was right: the Civil War came about because compromise failed.
After this weekend’s events, reenactors—and the spectators and communities who love them—increasingly worry that living history will become the next casualty of America’s culture war.
Before we raze the memory of Christopher Columbus, we might wish to know why many generations considered him a great man despite his sins.
Despite pervasive emphasis on contextualizing, the responses gives no hint of substantial historical knowledge beyond the received tropes of popular culture and press.
The reactions to Peggy Noonan’s tweets reveal the ignorance many have of the Civil War and the rash judgments they place on people in the past.
There is a severe danger in superimposing the past on the present for political opportunism, especially when there aren’t real parallels.
It’s a mistake to ignore the complexities of history in the name of social justice. Obscuring the past will not make our country better or more just.
Allied victory in the Second World War created the world we live in today. It is only right that we should mark the end of the old epoch with a national day of remembrance.
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