American Civil War

A 2011 Pew research poll found that nearly 48 percent of Americans still believe the Civil War was a fight over “states rights.”
The Texas Board of Education has approved revisions to social studies curriculums, but some educators say the changes don't go far enough.
There's been little political will to end mass shootings. But in the five years since Sandy Hook, these surgeons have evangelized a method to save victims' lives.
The White House chief of staff is tragically ignorant about the history of the country he serves.
Initial excerpts suggest the series isn’t looking to provide definitive answers, perhaps as a way of avoiding political controversy in the Age of Trump.
Donald Trump, then-host of NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” and now-President of the United States, began using his infamous
Understanding our history is necessary for ensuring a successful future.
During a recent interview with Salena Zito, a host on SiriusXM’s P.O.T.U.S. channel, President Trump lost all sense of history
My threats to leave during the campaign probably sounded more like ambivalent teasing than hard-edge pronouncement.
If there has been one clear, repeatable pattern throughout American history, it is that any major instance of African American advancement has always been met with a massive white backlash
General Butler and his forces were determined "to feed the hungry and relieve the distressed with provisions. But to the
When I was 13, at the Lycée Mignet, in Aix-en-Provence, France, my new friends told me I had to decide. Was I for the dream of a United Europe or against? "Oui" or "Non"? What you chose decided who your friends would be for the rest of the year.
That's the most vital point of the memorials debate: these statues and sites don't simply capture history, but rather the process by which we have constructed and remembered it.
Two-thirds of all Civil War mortality, perhaps even higher on the rebel side, were not from battlefield injuries, but from contagious diseases which spread like veritable wildfire among stationery troops.
Scott's depiction of women preparing, longing, lonely in the evening light or by the mirror, gazing at reflections of themselves
Charles: I agree. Because we are writing about a different time, there are no generational differences between us. As mother