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“A Great Day for America and its Court”: Brown v. Board of Education Recognizes Segregation As “Inherently Unequal”

Today marks the 65th anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court decision mandating racial desegregation in…

Bill of Rights Anniversary

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New, easier way to get to TeachingAmericanHistory.org

You can now reach TeachingAmericanHistory.org by typing TAH.org into your browser's URL window. We think…

Peter W. Schramm commentary: Lincoln earned the many tributes he’s receiving

On April 29, 1865, the Lincoln Funeral Train from Washington arrived in Columbus. It was…

Happy Birthday, James Madison

James Madison, our fourth president, architect of the Constitution, and author of the Bill of…

“You Have to Know History to Actually Teach It”

Check out David Cutler's interview with Pulitzer Prize winning historian Eric Foner in The Atlantic. Foner…

Five Questions with… Prof. Todd Estes

Recently, Prof. Todd Estes (Oakland University) joined the Ashbrook Center to serve as Discussion Leader…

Chief Justice Marshall’s Articulation of Judicial Independence: Marbury v. Madison

In the waning days of the Adams Administration in early 1801, the Federalist Congress tried…

Interview: Prof. Jeremy Bailey, author of Thomas Jefferson and Executive Power

We talked with Professor Jeremy Bailey about his upcoming online course, The American Presidency II:…