Dixie’s War: The Historiography of the Confederate States of America

The American Civil War is a subject that brings to mind images of soldiers in blue and gray lining up and firing at one another, the heroic and gallant military commanders on horseback commanding from the front, and political titans such as Abraham Lincoln or Jefferson Davis guiding the course of the war from their … Continue reading Dixie’s War: The Historiography of the Confederate States of America

In Defense of Ilhan Omar

Over the last few weeks, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has made headlines across the country over one issue or another. At the start of the year it was due to comments regarding Israel that could in many ways be taken as antisemitic, but for which she has apologized and since moved past. Now, however, the political … Continue reading In Defense of Ilhan Omar

Long Island and Segregation

Following the conclusion of the Second World War in 1945, the United States saw a massive influx of men in uniform returning home. They benefited from numerous laws and programs meant to help these millions of service members to reintegrate into society, from the G.I. Bill that helped veterans earn an education and offered low-cost … Continue reading Long Island and Segregation