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Allen C. Guelzo
Allen C. Guelzo is a Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute, the Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era at Gettysburg College, and the winner of the Lincoln Prize in 2000 for Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President and in 2005 for Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America.
Articles by Allen C. Guelzo
Abraham Lincoln never let himself forget that he stood on the shoulders of the American Founders.
Historians have been too much the ideological allies of Progressivism to permit themselves to see its master flaw.
Walter Bagehot was an exercise in paradox.
Where are the historians ready to restore America's vision?
With responses from David Azerrad, Matthew Continetti, Allen C. Guelzo, and Roger Kimball.
Frederick Douglass is a man of stark binaries and apparent paradoxes.
Harry V. Jaffa's lasting influence.
Progress through presidential leadership.
The kings of the Confederacy.
The manufactured misery of Richard White's Gilded Age.
The revolt of the bourgeoisie.
Allen C. Guelzo and Patrick Rael discuss "self-emancipation" and slavery
Did the American slaves liberate themselves?
Richard Brookhiser, Lucas Morel, and Allen Guelzo debate Lincoln and religion.
A review of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, by Edward E. Baptist
A review of The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation, by David Brion Davis
The Gettysburg Address at 150.
A man for his time, our time, or all times?
Revisiting the Cooper Union speech and Lincoln's ascent to the presidency.
Conservative philosophy must do better at vindicating America's greatest president.
Reviewing a new history of the secession crisis.
How little the Democratic Party has changed since Jackson's day.
Seven scholars assess C.A. Tripp's The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln.
Jefferson's opponents were awkward but indispensable.
John Brown was not insane, and we underestimate his rationality very much at our peril.