Articles on history from The Objective Standard.
The Declaration of Independence Is the Moral and Legal Foundation of America
The Declaration should be cherished for containing “an abstract truth, applicable to all men and all times” that serves as “a rebuke and a stumbling-block to the very harbingers of re-appearing tyranny and oppression.”
Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty by John M. Barry
What led a devout Puritan minister to precede Thomas Jefferson in calling for a separation between church and state? John M. Barry answers this question.
The Brooklyn Bridge: A Monument to the Human Spirit
On May 24, 1883 the Brooklyn Bridge opened for public use. It was a triumph over nature, doomsayers, and corrupt politicians.
‘No Man Swings More or Stands Higher Than the Duke’
Duke Ellington crafted a sound that “literally lifts one out of one’s seat.” He flourished despite widespread racism and opened the doors of the world from behind his piano. Celebrate the Duke’s birthday with a taste of the unrestrained joy he brought to music and life.