Sunday Night Odds and Ends

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

American informality

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