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  • The Origins of the Lost Cause Myth

    by M. Andrew Holowchak

    States’ rights and slavery, while theoretically distinct, were in praxis intertwined. Here's what a Jeffersonian analysis of Jubal Early’s lost-cause apologia can teach us.



  • History is Often Closer Than We Think

    by Wayne Willis

    “Isn’t it interesting that you are talking to a man, who talked to a man who was exactly your age, only 110 years ago?"



  • The Problem With Ancestory.com

    by Adam H. Domby

    The search engine functions to hide both slave ownership and enslaved people from the eyes of contemporary genealogists.