An overview of the state of the world around 1400.
Nature dissolves all human social constructions and class boundaries.
Bacon’s Rebellion was a bizarre and violent event with few truly heroic figures on either side.
The liberal imagination is pleased by multicultural societies like Mauritius but its culture was built with violent sacrifice.
The War Years cast a long, dark, dangerous shadow over the still-young Republic. The world was changing quickly, and everyone took note.
The colonial period was one of booming production and commerce, a deeply commercialized culture noted by its fashions, ever changing tastes, and values.
Timothy Sandefur joins us this week to discuss how Frederick Douglass does not align perfectly into the accepted political factions of today.
Professor Joseph Kelly tells us the forgotten story of Stephen Hopkins and how the Virginia Company lacked real leadership & direction.
What is the real origin story of America?
Edgar Allen Poe was no Locofoco sympathizer, but he did tell a tale about class struggle much different than the ones we have discussed before.