Documents in Detail: Final Emancipation Proclamation

Join us on 17 March 2021 at 7pm ET for our Documents in Detail webinar…

How Second-Generation Immigrants Develop the Skills and Convictions of Citizens

Today we feature Kevin Barney, a graduate of our Master of Arts in American History…

The Battle of Verdun 105 Years Later

February 21 will mark the 105th anniversary of the commencement of the Battle of Verdun,…

Documents in Detail: Alexander Stephens’ “Cornerstone” Speech

 Our Documents in Detail webinar for 17 February 2021 focused on Confederate States of…

The Right of the Disenfranchised to Petition

The First Amendment protects five distinct freedoms: religious freedom, freedom of speech, freedom of the…

Documents in Detail: Final Emancipation Proclamation

Join us for another DiD webinar, on 17 MAR 2021 at 7pm ET, focusing on…

Springfield Bids Goodbye to President-Elect Abraham Lincoln

Few of us enjoy particular attention on the day before our birthdays. Yet on the…

The Hartford Convention: Secession or Reform?

Rumors were swirling throughout New England. What were the delegates, gathered in secret, doing? Were…

Forts Henry and Donelson: U.S. Grant Takes the Stage

On February 4th and 16th, the Confederate forts Henry and Donelson, respectively, surrendered to Union…

Saturday Webinar: Susan B. Anthony

Join us on 6 March 2021 for our 'Remember the Ladies' webinar about Susan B.…

The Convention—and the Cause—that Organized the Confederacy

A critical step precipitating the Civil War was taken 160 years ago this month. On…