W. E. B. Du Bois and the Niagara Movement

A reconstruction of a conversation from late January 2002, my classroom, 2nd period AP US…

Was John Brown a Terrorist?

John Copeland and Lewis Leary were the last two men to join John Brown's small…

The Progressive Challenge to the Founders’ Principles

An Interview with Jason Jividen This month we are featuring our core document collection Populists…

“Peculiar Recognitions:” Unexplainable Events on the Fourth of July

The Civil War had been raging for over two years when Abraham Lincoln began speaking…