Civil War Monuments

Keynote Address at NCHE 2018

Last year I joined the board of directors of the National Council for History Education. My first exposure to the organization and its members was the annual meeting that took […]

Robert E. Lee’s Final Ride in Dallas

Yesterday the people of Dallas, Texas removed the Robert E. Lee monument from a local park, where it had stood since 1936. That now makes four cities (New Orleans, Baltimore) […]

Robert E. Lee Takes Another Hit

I think it is safe to say that this has not been a good year for the memory of Robert E. Lee as well as the Confederacy. The Lost Cause […]