For those of you who are coin collectors or who have a fascination with our seventeenth president, I’m here to tell you that today is the day that the Andrew Johnson $1 coin is available for purchase … in rolls of $25, and for a bit more than that, of course.
Sometimes we overlook important stuff.
Somehow not too many people paid attention to the fact that recently Continue reading
(a different version of this post originally appeared on Civil Warriors on November 20, 2009)
You hear it all the time … at least I do. Critics of this historian or that historian claim that the historian in question is pushing a personal political agenda. Their professional work reflects that personal political agenda: if anything, their scholarship is nothing more than their politics refracted through a flawed prism of the past.