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The latest History Carnival is up at Rob McDougall’s Old is the New New. Two recent posts made the cut, including Virginians Desolate, Virginians Free and Chandra Manning on Civil […]
My Civil War class just finished reading and discussing a very interesting article by Chandra Manning on how slavery entered the decisions of men on both sides to enlist and […]
We finished our discussion of Manning’s article on Thursday. The students generally agreed with the argument, but noticed a few places that seemed to lack sufficient evidence. In the first […]
This semester is a bit more relaxed in my Civil War class. I have four students who are all dealing with various forms of second-semester senioritis. Still, we are making […]