Civil War

CSA Constitution

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Share on Facebook The CSA Constitution left most of the USA Constitution intact, including the supremacy clause. What did it change? 1) It invoked the favor of Almighty God (I guess He decided He preferred the USA). 2) It eliminated all reference to the “common” good or “general welfare.” 3) It created rights for slave […]

Lincoln won the election of 1860

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Share on Facebook Why did the Slave states rebell? Abraham Lincoln won the election of 1860. What upset them about losing the election? What did Lincoln say? We know he didn’t do anything as President because the slave states seceded BEFORE he was inaugurated? What did they fear? Read Lincoln’s own words from 1859. We […]

Who Should Modern America Honor?

Monday, July 13th, 2015

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Liberalism, Conservatism and the Future

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Share on Facebook At the end of the 19th century, Populist farmers pushed for the Federal government to rein in the abusive practices of banks and railroads.  At the beginning of the 20th century, the Progressive movement actually convinced the Federal government to break up monopolies and protect consumers from unsafe food and drugs.  During […]