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Which Revolution Are We Celebrating?
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Which Revolution Are We Celebrating?

On the Fourth of July near the end of the 18th century, citizens of Boston paraded into the church that gave birth to the first Tea Party movement. The city’s board of selectmen, the executive arm of the town government,

Remembering Eugene Genovese
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Remembering Eugene Genovese

Eugene Genovese was one of the most influential and controversial historians of his generation. Whether Genovese ever self-identified as a conservative remains an intriguing question, without a simple answer. Few people knew him better than I did.

In his teens,

Revolution and the American Mind
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Revolution and the American Mind

“The world has never had a good definition of liberty.”
—Abraham Lincoln

Food lines lengthen in Moscow; show trials continue in Beijing; bicycles replace motor vehicles in Havana. As the Warsaw Pact and Berlin Wall crumble, so does the standing