Tag: American History
Jonathan White: “Black Lives Certainly Mattered to Abraham Lincoln”
Wilfred McClay: Civic Education, Rightly Understood
American Enterprise Institute: “How Our History Can Unify Us”
National Association of Scholars: “The College Board and the Undermining of American History”
Mount Vernon: 2020 George Washington Symposium
Apply Now: Editorship at Civil War History Journal
Nathan Schlueter: Hamilton – “Who Tells Your Story?”
The American Mind: Bernard Dobski on “The Monuments of Our Republic”
Christopher Newport University: 2020 Summer Teacher Webinar Series
Christianity in America and Christian Political Thought
James Madison, Father of the Constitution
Frederick Douglass and 19th Century American Political Thought
Abraham Lincoln and the Preservation of the Union
George Washington, Father of Our Country
Kinder Institute: Slavery and Politics at the University of Missouri
Happy Birthday, Benjamin Franklin!
Happy Birthday, Alexander Hamilton!
Thomas Paine’s Common Sense
Seasons Greetings from the Jack Miller Center!
Happy Thanksgiving from the Jack Miller Center!
UCLA: Was Reconstruction a Lost Moment?
Happy Birthday, John Adams!
The Federalist Papers
Happy Free Speech Week from the Jack Miller Center!
Resources on Impeachment
John Agresto: Civic Education and Patriotism
Kinder Institute: Rethinking the History of American Government
Interview: Wilfred McClay on Land of Hope
Judaism, Political Thought, and Jewish-Americans
Kinder Institute: Reflections on the Panic of 1819
Apply Now: New NEH Initiative, “A More Perfect Union”
Happy Labor Day from the Jack Miller Center!
Wilfred McClay: The Weaponization of History
The Adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment
Apply Now: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant
The Declaration of Independence and the Birth of the United States
Happy Flag Day from the Jack Miller Center!
Wilfred McClay: Land of Hope
A JMC Conversation on Immigration
Judicial Federalism and the Diffusion of Power
The Western Frontier of the Revolution
Labor Day: An American Tradition
The Development of Democracy
Key Texts during Reconstruction
Was the American Revolution a Just War?
Diana Schaub on Conversations with Bill Kristol
Founding Feud: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
The Oligarchy of the American South
Call for Papers: Conference on the Missouri Crisis
The Congress That Forgot Its Purpose
Podcast: Wilfred McClay on the Nature of Patriotism
Understanding the Civil War
The Reliability of Madison’s Convention Notes
Conference on the History of American Global Affairs
Lincoln’s Example of Political Leadership
The Peculiarity of American Democracy
Patterns of American Politics
How Losing Parties Shape American Politics
How Well Did the Founders Know the Bible?
Why American Patriotism is Peculiar
How Protestant Missionaries Paved the Way for Liberalism
The Legacy of Japanese Prison Camps in the U.S.
Does the Constitution Condone or Condemn Slavery?
Thomas Jefferson: Forging American Liberty
Frederick Douglass, An Architect of American Liberty
When Political Order Collapses
Kinder Institute Conference: Early American Religion and Politics
Upcoming Princeton Panel on Alexander Hamilton
Founding Fathers: Devils or Demigods?
How Geography Shaped America’s Self-Understanding
How Voting Emerged in the Early American Republic
Recommended Readings for Black History Month
Gordon Wood: the Importance of Early American History
Rhetoric and the Presidency
A Catholic Take on the American Constitution
Lincoln and Ellison: Writers of Social Responsibility
The Rise and Fall of the State of the Union
The Diaries of John Quincy Adams
Job Opportunity at Alma College: Visiting Assistant Professor in Politics & History
What Can the 1890 Election Tell Us About 2018?
Public Education and American Civic Life
JMC Celebrates the Life of Martin Luther King Jr
Podcast: Judaism and the American Founding
Kinder Lecture on Representation in America
Missouri Event on Black Women’s Battle for Economic Justice
Panel at Missouri: The Gold Rush Trio
Joshua Lynn on the Antebellum Democratic Party
JMC Fellow Gordon Wood Writes in the Philadelphia Inquirer
Federalist Papers Published 229 Years Ago
A Declaration of Life and Liberty
JMC Fellow Writes on Catholicism and the American Founding