Liberalism had nothing to do with the founding of Virginia
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 modern cuckservative is the “idiot” of Antiquity
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
In 1861, the South had to secede from Black Republicanism to prevent the Africanization of Dixie
What did the Confederates really believe about race?
What did Southerners believe about race a century ago?
A book review of Richard Pillsbury’s The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Geography
A book review of David Brion Davis’ Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World
A book review of William W. Freehling’s The Road to Disunion: Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861
A book review of Daniel Walker Howe’s What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848
Slavery had a bright future in Texas in 1861
A book review of Gordon S. Wood’s Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815