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American Revolution


  • But Why Is America Exceptional?

    by Guy Chet

    Political separation from Britain allowed old English traits to remain preserved in America, like a bug in amber, even as they were whittled away by change in the old country. 



  • A Master Historian at Work

    by George H. Nash

    The award-winning historian's reflections on the writing and teaching of history offer a master class in the scholar's art. 


  • A Tyrant's Temper Tantrum

    by Ed Simon

    How the History of England's 17th Century Civil War, the American Revolution, and the American Civil War Shows the Shutdown's Potential to Spur Radical Change


  • Where Are the Moderates?

    by Joyce Lee Malcolm

    In tumultuous times like these, they have trouble gaining traction, as this example from the American Revolution shows.