The Spirit of '76

Why did the American Revolution succeed while so many revolutions that followed result in so much bloodletting? The answer is not that...

The Second Great Awakening

Tents going up on the edge of town. Overflowing crowds and preachers shouting fire and brimstone, and everyone half-expecting the skies...

The Great Awakening

It was after the American Revolution, after everything had been settled and the future of the new republic looked promising. Thomas...

An Evening to Remember

If you ever dreamed of spending an evening chatting with one the Founding Fathers, have I got a book for you. The title sounds academic...

How Lincoln won the War with Words

Washington D.C., March 4, 1861 -- Imagine the man being administered the Presidential oath is not Abraham Lincoln but Jefferson Davis....

Mr. Jefferson Builds His Dream House

It was not the Monticello we know today. The house Thomas Jefferson returned to in 1789--after four years in France--was not that much...