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Historians/History


  • George Mason: Lost Founder

    by William G. Hyland Jr.

    Why George Mason rightly deserves to be considered one of the fathers of our national government. 


  • In Dalmatia, Distant Pasts Influence the Present

    by Erik Moshe

    The ancient past is usually well-hidden underground. The medieval past rarely makes an appearance. However, in Dalmatia, ancient, medieval and the early modern past are inextricably intertwined, and visible on every corner. 


  • Why FDR Wouldn't Condemn Hitler

    by Rafael Medoff

    A few words from the White House directly taking issue with Hitler’s aggressive actions and persecution of the Jews could have helped alert the public to the Nazi danger. 


  • We Judge Presidents in part by Who Precedes and Follows Them

    by Ronald L. Feinman

    Some Presidents are fortunate to come before or after a President who was not a great success so they seem like a better president in comparison. Others follow and precede a President who was perceived as successful, dimming their reputation.