Though the Civil War began in 1861, its roots go back decades, and its effects continue to be seen today.
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The University of Alabama, Civil War, and slavery; examining the role of architecture as historical marker
The natural world and political metaphor, Church's Cotopaxi
Perhaps the largest relief sculpture in the world, this Confederate memorial is an expression of 20th and 21st century racial politics.
Homer wrote that the sharpshooter's role was "as near to murder as anything I can think of."
A conversation that took place on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia, just before the last Confederate monument on the boulevard was removed in September 2021
One of the most famous landscape photographs showing the horrible aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Thomas Nast's cartoon urges its viewers to confront white supremacy.
Sail, steam, cotton, and oil — the engines of the American economy.
How women contributed to the repairing a country that had been torn apart.
Before TV and Twitter, politicians talked to voters face-to-face.
The makers of this ostentatious ceramic jug used images from popular satire to poke fun at the Civil War politics.
The creation of a beloved landmark destroyed a thriving community of African Americans and Irish immigrants.