Renowned scholar Akhil Reed Amar sheds new light on America’s constitutional landscape by exploring how the nation’s legal tradition unites a vast and disparate land.
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Using his final public address, historian Louis P. Masur traces the evolution of Lincoln’s ideas and debate over reconstruction policies during the war.
Renowned military historian Jeremy Black offers reflections on the value of military history and a glimpse into the future of war.
Historians assess both the high cost of war and the debatable cost of peace by looking at Robert E. Lee's surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox.
Award-winning historian Margaret MacMillan provides a thoughtful retrospective on how the actions of numerous nations and leaders as well as ideas and values contributed to the outbreak of the First World War.