Who will win the presidential election in 2020? The Keys to the White House is a system created by historian Allan Lichtman to predict presidential elections. The system has correctly predicted the winner in every election since 1984 and retrospectively fits all "modern" elections since 1860.
The lead 1619 Project essay argues that the American Revolution was fought in part to maintain slavery. While the factual basis for acknowledging that some were motivated to join the rebellion by this desire is sound, the absence of a larger context gives that fact an illusory sense of truth.
On July 6, 1854, a crowd that numbered as high as 10,000, crowded into Jackson, Michigan in what has often been considered the founding of the Republican Party. In just six politically charged years, the coalition of radicals, conservatives, former Whigs, Free Soilers and Know-Nothings,...
The first government of the United States is often overlooked in our collective memory. The Articles of Confederation represent a profoundly different philosophical view of democracy.