Abraham Lincoln

Walking in Lincoln’s Footsteps

I had an incredible time in Springfield, Illinois this past weekend. Thanks to Sam Wheeler, who is the Research Historian for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, for inviting me to…

Rethinking Lincoln and Colonization

Update: Thanks to Brooks Simpson for taking the time to respond to this post. This past week Brooks Simpson posted an interesting item concerning a dispute between Allen Guelzo and…

The Confederacy Freed the Slaves

Earlier today I posted Jon Stewart’s take down of FOX’s Andrew “The Hair” Napolitano who offered his own not-so-unique interpretation of Lincoln’s role in emancipation. Continuing with this line of…