Author: Lucas Morel


What Sean Wilentz Gets Wrong About Sen. Tom Cotton and the American Founding

Princeton historian Sean Wilentz recently criticized Sen. Tom Cotton for claiming that the American founders considered slavery “the necessary evil upon which the union was built.” Wilentz thought it suggested that Americans needed slavery in order to create the United States. Sen. Cotton also said that “the union was built in a way, as Lincoln…

16 minutes

America Wasn’t Founded on White Supremacy

Revisionist Black supremacist history can't grasp our shared equality.

4 minutes

The Great Manipulators

Lincoln knew how radical revisionists would try to remake America’s image.