Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught our attention this week:

Students and the limits of the five paragraph essay

More Erin Bartram and here.

Chester A. Arthur

Benevolence and respectability in early America

Confronting Mississippi history

Women and Prohibition

Remembering Bob Costas’s pink eye

The “tyranny of convenience

George Washington: Legend in his own time

Coal and Blair Mountain Battlefield


Protestants and immigration history

T.H. Breen on the Museum of the American Revolution

Why revolutions happen

Martin Marty on faith and the Enlightenment

Changes to the American Historical Review