Yesterday in 1863, Abraham Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address, a speech commonly considered one of the most recognized and commonly recited pieces of English text.Details
Whenever states take action to resist federal laws, some condescending person is bound to say “This was settled in 1865. The nullifiers lost.” But they’ve got it backwards.Details
One student at the recently concluded Abbeville Institute Summer School asked me to do a show on Southern Whigs.
I decided to do more than that.Details
Many people consider Independence Day the “birthday of America.” During a speech at the Oakland County, Michigan, Campaign for Liberty, historian Dave Benner unravels this myth, asserting that the Declaration did not create a new “nation,” but in fact merely asserted the independence of 13 individual political societies from Great Britain.Details