This past few weeks my students and I have been discussing various sides of the so-called Texas Revolution in depth in both my Texas History class and Mexican American History I class. One […]
Much of what you think you know about the Underground Railroad is not true and undermines the horrors of enslavement and complexities of the institution.
As a thought experiment, let’s imagine that for one minute you could know every single thing that occurred throughout Texas, in private and public spaces, every where, every thing, with every living and […]
Given how there is a bit of “history,” “biology,” “sociology,” and “physics” in all academic inquiries and this is increasingly recognized and embraced and given how much we know (and don’t know!), […]
Historians generally have a strained relationship with the future. And this doesn’t really make sense. For one thing, because history repeats itself, historians can “predict” the future – and do so with far […]
“All men are created equal” is, of course, one of the most essential doctrines of civil religion in the United States – a doctrine equally in sharp contrast with most human societies. […]
Have you ever heard of Lind, Adams County, Washington? Have you ever heard of Hawai’i? I’m guessing you have heard of the states Hawai’i and Washington but have not heard of the very small […]