Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Johan Neem on Donald Trump and the Know-Nothings

Pancho Villa


Charity and the Second Great Awakening

The religion of Hillary Clinton

Carol Berkin reviews Fergus Bordewich, The First Congress

Digital tools for dissertation writing

Franciscans in America

How to ask your professor for a letter of recommendation

Canadian fugitive slave ads

Joyce Chaplin reviews Stephen Coss, The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That  Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics

Who is an evangelical?

Do American Christians believe in God or America?

Randall Balmer:  We shouldn’t be surprised that evangelicals are supporting Trump

Teaching history should make us uncomfortable