History is the study of the past and how it relates to the human experience.



The Civil War was About Slavery Fact

The Civil war was about slavery, but it wasn’t “just about slavery”. Sectionalism, Protectionism, and States’ Rights were also factors.




The Black Vote and National Politics

We look at the effect of the black voter on the balance of political power in the two-party system. From the three-fifths to voter ID, the black vote has driven national politics since day one.



The Origin of the Tea Party Movement

The modern Tea Party is a progressively conservative nativist protectionist populist movement that represent a response to globalism and progressive social liberalism.


Pinball Used to Be Illegal Fact

Between the 1940s and the 1970s pinball used to illegal in parts of the United States. It was thought of as a gambling “game of chance” and was caught up in the post-prohibition push-back against gambling.