The larger society does not think, it does not reason, it does not decide anything.
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.
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.
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.
Calhoun’s vision of Americans conquering space seemed even more possible with Samuel Morse’s invention of the magnetic telegraph.
How did Justice Abram Smith of Wisconsin challenge the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850?