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.
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.
A Mississippi school district is going after Harper Lee’s classic work, contending that its difficult themes will make students too uncomfortable.
In a dangerous new ruling, a federal court declared that a WWI memorial is unconstitutional because it’s in the shape of a Latin cross.
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.
Attacking Robert E. Lee for treason now is like attacking Oedipus for not asking a man if he was his father before killing him—prosaic and beside the point.
There is a severe danger in superimposing the past on the present for political opportunism, especially when there aren’t real parallels.
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