Today in 1753, John Taylor of Caroline, Thomas Jefferson’s most prominent promoter and an under-appreciated member of the founding generation, was born.Details
In October 1765, just two weeks before the Stamp Act was set to go into effect, Hancock sent a letter to his London agent, Johnathan Bernard, capturing the spirit of the time.Details
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