A few things online that caught my attention this week:
The first Oval Office
The internationalization of AP U.S. History
How The New York Times works
Is Wendell Berry a Burkean?
When freedom came to Charleston
John Wilson of Books & Culture picks the best books of 2014.
Adam Goodheart on Eric Foner on the underground railroad.
What’s wrong with public intellectuals?
What is happening to the Protestant left?
Todd Gitlin defends the Enlightenment project
Some people are celebrating the anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination.
Carol Berkin reviews David Stewart, Madison’s Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America
J.L. Bell on Gordon Wood
Track McKenzie’s “You Are There” approach to teaching the American Revolution
The Founding Fathers and their female friends
STEM cannot be divorced from the humanities and liberal arts