Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Reading books


“Highbrow Trumpism”

The Adamses on Andrew Jackson

Paul Bauman reviews Rod Dreher, The Benedict Option

Burr, Jefferson, and treason

What does a teacher do when students, for political reasons, don’t want to read Marx (or anything else for that matter).

The politics of Frederick Douglass

Evangelicals respond to Trump’s budget proposal

Is America really a nation of immigrants?

Andrew Jackson and state’s rights

Reconstruction resources

Arkansas teachers want Zinn

A history course on Trump at the University of Minnesota

Bauerlein on Smith on the Benedict Option

Why historians matter

Has Ken Burns ruined the documentary film?

Conservatives and refugees

Deep tensions in the Southern Baptist Church