Monthly Archives: February 2020
Here’s a good conversation between host Dr. Keith Harris and guest Dr. Evan Kutzler on Dr. Kutzler’s research on Civil War prisons, veterans, and sources. You can access the podcast here.
It seems some conservatives are again upset about what they believe is being done in schools. This article from the New York Post details some of the current complaints. It tells us, ” ‘Today we talk as if it’s all about college and career readiness,’ education scholar Michael J. Petrilli told The Post. ‘But going back […]
Maryland school district revamps U.S. history curriculum after reviewing how topics like slavery are taught
I came across this article talking about how Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland has revamped its 8th Grade U.S. History curriculum to de-emphasize textbooks and increase the emphasis on primary sources. We learn, “A school district in Maryland revamped its eighth grade U.S. history curriculum after reviewing how it approached topics like slavery. Eighth […]
Here’s Professor Thomas Balcerski of Eastern Connecticut State University discussing drinking in the Antebellum Congress and temperance societies in the Antebellum United States. The video’s description reads, “Professor Thomas Balcerski talked about the prevalence of drinking in both the political and social life of congressional representatives before the Civil War. This interview was recorded at the annual […]
Here’s a great conversation between host Dr. Gerald Prokopowicz and his guest, Dr. Megan Kate Nelson, on Dr. Nelson’s new book, The Three-Cornered War, about the Far West. There’s some really good information here.
Here’s a really good interview with Dr. Adam Domby on his new book, The False Cause. He discusses his book, his research, and the lies and racism embedded into the lost cause nonsense. You can access it here.
Civil War Talk Radio Episode 1619: The Great Partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy
Here’s a really good conversation between host Dr. Gerald Prokopowicz and his guest, Dr. Christian Keller, on Dr. Keller’s new book, The Great Partnership. Some of Dr. Keller’s comments are reminiscent of the book, North With Lee and Jackson, by the late James Kegel.
Here’s an excellent conversation between host Dr. Keith Harris and his guest, Dr. Adam Domby, discussing Dr. Domby’s book, The False Cause. It’s well worth your time. You can access the podcast here.
Here’s Kevin Levin talking about how dependent the confederate army was on enslaved labor and how enslaved men were used by the confederates in supporting roles but were not soldiers. The video’s description reads, “For decades, there have been claims that enslaved African Americans fought willingly on the side of the Confederates during the Civil War. […]
I found this article from Professor Adam Domby, though I fixed the article’s title. I’ve come to the conclusion we should stop calling them “myths” and start calling them what they truly are: lies. He takes on four neoconfederate lies. First, the lying claim the Civil War had nothing to do with slavery. “Let us […]