Lincoln is idolized for the Emancipation Proclamation, but he also should be scrutinized for his support of colonization of freed slaves.
George H. Smith
George H. Smith was formerly Senior Research Fellow for the Institute for Humane Studies, a lecturer on American History for Cato Summer Seminars, and Executive Editor of Knowledge Products. Smith's fourth and most recent book, The System of Liberty, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013.
The larger society does not think, it does not reason, it does not decide anything.
Phil Magness helps us unravel who George Fitzhugh was and how he is interpreted today.
Phil Magness breaks down Lysander Spooner’s radical activist lifestyle.
The complicated time of secession was defined by politicians’ desire to grab power in any way that they could.
What was Lincoln’s actual position on slavery and how did he use it to his advantage during the Presidential election of 1860?
Anthony interviews Nicholas Mosvick to discuss the issue of conscription during the Civil War and its’ lasting impact.
The Polk years began in a sort of uneasy truce between radicals and conservatives.
Mark Smith gives us the entire feel of the Civil War by letting us think of it through all five of our senses.
How did Justice Abram Smith of Wisconsin challenge the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850?
Calhoun’s vision of Americans conquering space seemed even more possible with Samuel Morse’s invention of the magnetic telegraph.