Tocqueville appealed to America as the model of democracy built on the separations of powers, the rule of law, and the mores of a self-governing people.
Salmon P. Chase was America's foremost developer and proponent of both constitutional and political abolitionism.
Lincoln’s unprecedented acceptance of black Americans reflected his conviction about the fundamental equality of all human beings.
Rothman contends that the slave trade was integral to American capitalism, yet does not even try to prove it.
Robert E. Lee displayed admirable virtues but has been lionized out of proportion to his character and accomplishments.
John C. Calhoun’s influence on the growth and future shape of the United States was immense.
Abraham Lincoln and the anti-slavery movement.
The failed emancipator and the Great Emancipator.
Rooting Lincoln in his culture.