political history

How did the Abolitionist Movement Grow?

From Dailyhistory.org: The movement toward the abolition of the system of enslavement has been remembered as one of the great humanitarian initiatives in modern history. Occurring as it did in a world that was rent by the slaveholding republics and… Read More ›

New Nixon and Youth Politics, 1968

By Seth Blumenthal from processhistory.org Running for president in 1968, Richard Nixon offered a flattering view of the nation’s youth, those Americans born during or after World War II. “They are more socially conscious, more politically aware, and much better educated… Read More ›