The Erasure of History: Donald Trump’s Vision of America

The history of the United States of America, especially in recent years, has been a point of contention not just in academia among historians, but also in the political and cultural sphere. This debate escalated on September 17, 2020, at the National Archives Museum, President Donald Trump spoke during festivities related to Constitution Day and … Continue reading The Erasure of History: Donald Trump’s Vision of America

Understanding Historical Revisionism

History is perhaps one of the most important fields in academia, and one which has a significant influence on everyday life. Every aspect of our politics revolves around what happened in the past, while today many of the issues in the so-called "culture wars" are issues that are often dealt with in the realm of … Continue reading Understanding Historical Revisionism

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