Sunday, December 13, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

A Catholic speaks out against Trump

Historians and presidential studies

Kevin Levin on the 150th anniversary of the 13th amendment

Black intellectuals

John Smith's map

Jerry Falwell Jr. and Islamophobia

Counterfactuals

Encyclopedias as time capsules

Lincoln: political operator

The longest living American Revolutionary War veteran also had the longest marriage.

Margaret (Peggy) Bendroth

The founding of the University of Pennsylvania:  Protestantism and anti-Catholicism

Loyalists in the classroom

Do liberals always win?

The roots of Trump

Neil Young on Francis Schaeffer and secular progressives

Teaching Thomas Nast and nativism

Birthday greetings to The Junto