During the 1950s and 1960s, Southerners moved from the farm into the geography of nowhere and gradually became highly individualistic deracinated consumers
Cold War military spending gave us the Sunbelt
The roots of the present crisis are more recent than you think
What is white supremacy?
The South believed in a hierarchical order of inequality
During the War Between the States, the North and South each sought deliverance from the opposing side
Pitchfork Ben Tillman describes the Redemption of South Carolina
Why was the South so nonchalant about the Declaration of Independence?
The Founding Fathers of South Carolina were hardly civic nationalists
Liberalism had nothing to do with the founding of Virginia
The Virginia House of Burgesses was established in 1619
A genealogy of anti-racism traces the roots of racial equality back to the Deep North in the Second Great Awakening
A review of The History Channel documentary Hillbilly: The Real Story
In the years before the American Revolution, pioneers crossed the mountains and began settling in Trans-Appalachia
The Comanches were once the terror of the American West
An interview with George Rable author of “Damn Yankees!: Demonization and Defiance in the Confederate South”
A look at how slavery ended here at home
A look at the Carolina aristocracy on the eve of the American Revolution
What did the Southern Founders think about race?
What was slavery like in West Alabama?
North Carolina was the middle class Southern colony
A look at the Tidewater aristocracy on the eve of the American Revolution
The South as it was in 1763 as it entered the American Revolution
A book review of Jack Bass and W. Scott Poole’s The Palmetto State: The Making of Modern South Carolina.
We’ve been here before
A book review of Jack P. Greene’s Pursuits of Happiness: The Social Development of Early Modern British Colonies and the Formation of American Culture
In 1940, the second colonial era came to an end in the South on the verge of the Second World War
A book review of David Goldfield’s America Aflame: How The Civil War Created a Nation
Huey Long and the Populist uprising that conquered Louisiana
In the Jim Crow South, Whites and blacks had their own spaces
What did the Confederates really believe about race? Let’s find out
A comparison of the historical development of the New England and Chesapeake colonies