Many people who discuss the War Between the States refer to the Confederates as traitors. These types of people tend to believe that the Southerners rebelled against their rightful, just government and were, therefore, in the wrong.
As I’ve mentioned … Read the rest
Considering American History, it is obvious that our government has become more expansive and centralized over time. As historian Arthur Ekirch writes, “Since the time of the American Revolution the major trend in our history has been in the direction … Read the rest
It seems that every couple of years in the United States there are cries for an increased level of democracy. Especially in the wake of contentious elections, individuals often call for government reforms that would allow for our elections to … Read the rest
One unfortunate side effect of the tragedies at Charlottesville is that many people have decided to go back and re-interpret historical events to fit their political narratives. I’ve seen numerous people making the simplistic claims that “all Southerners were racists” … Read the rest