Christopher A. Preble joins us for part one of a two part discussion of early American foreign policy blunders.
Americans thought they had slain the worst tyrants but it was up to heroes to stop the remaining monsters, who crept the earth in the form of bankers.
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.
For our 100th episode, a regular guest on our show, Caleb Brown, returns to discuss his Quakertarian life.
What is the basis of class status?
The Civil War was no clean contest between clear factions, no great battle between slavery and freedom, nor even a political war between the states.
Anthony interviews Nicholas Mosvick to discuss the issue of conscription during the Civil War and its’ lasting impact.
Seward’s “little bell” made for the perfect legend, whether he said the famous phrase or not.
Conservative or not, the Confederates would have to revolutionize their approach to the war before they could ever hope to win it.
It’s worth taking some time to consider the Civil War from your average early libertarian activist’s point of view.
By trolling the English Court, John Lilburne helped reestablish all sorts of fundamental rights to the English legal tradition.
In addition to being a poet, William Cullen Bryant was a mentor for a consistent name on our show, William Leggett.
Lincoln is idolized for the Emancipation Proclamation, but he also should be scrutinized for his support of colonization of freed slaves.
What was Lincoln’s actual position on slavery and how did he use it to his advantage during the Presidential election of 1860?
Mark Smith gives us the entire feel of the Civil War by letting us think of it through all five of our senses.
The complicated time of secession was defined by politicians’ desire to grab power in any way that they could.
Nicholas Mosvick joins us to discuss the complexity of Fernando Wood, the mayor of New York who wished the state seceded during the Civil War.
Merry Christmas! We hope you didn’t stage a riot last night on Christmas Eve, because, as you know, Santa is always watching!