1836 Project

  • The Omissions of the "1836 Project" View of Texas History

    by Leah LaGrone and Michael Phillips

    The project, which will distribut a pamphlet to all people receiving a driver's license in Texas, is staffed by right-wing ideologues hand-picked by Governor Greg Abbott. Expect a whitewash of issues related to slavery and racism. 

  • The 1836 Project Is an Opportunity

    by Brian Franklin

    Texas history teachers should take Governor Greg Abbott at his word, and teach the state's history from its founding documents. The governor and conservative supporters of a new law on teaching history might not like the results, though.