History

Articles About World War I

By The Editor

As we mark the one-hundredth anniversary of “The Great War,” I’ve been accumulating links to articles that can serve as a mini classroom for learning about the conflict we now call World War I….

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Armistice Day and Echoes of History

By John F. Biver

Recently I watched an old black and white movie — the title escapes me — that opens with a World War I aerial dogfight where one of the pilots keeps checking his watch to see…

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The White Slaves of Barbary

By The Editor

By April Holloway: Between the 16th and the 19th centuries, up to 1.25 million Europeans were enslaved by the so-called Barbary corsairs, and their lives were just as pitiful as their African counterparts.

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America Stalled

By The Editor

From Morton Keller at the Hoover Institution: In the scant arsenal of the historian, the concept of the century has an outsized place. A historian’s century needn’t strictly adhere to the dictates of the…

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Honoring Constitution Day

By The Editor

Text and video from the Heritage Foundation: September 17 is Constitution Day, a day set aside to reflect on the ratification of the United States Constitution. Towards that goal, we have produced a short…

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Is the UN Fair to Israel?

By The Editor

A video from Prager University Course Description Israel is a vibrant democracy with full rights for women and gays, a free press and independent judiciary. You would think that the United Nations would celebrate…

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