Local Energy Deregulation Makes Climate Disasters Worse
Take the case of Texas.
The Plan to Sell Texas to Great Britain
Stephen Pearl Andrews, a lawyer, Houston socialite, and abolitionist, concocted a plan to free Texas' slaves—with a hint of treason.
How Religious Literacy Might Have Changed the Waco Tragedy
Religious scholars argue that the Waco raid was not justified and that with more understanding of theology, the loss of life could have been avoided.
When Mexico Was Flooded By Immigrants
In the early nineteenth-century, Mexico had a problem with American immigrants.
The Story of Juneteenth
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863. It took over two years for the news to reach some enslaved people.
The Case for Abigail Fisher: A History of Affirmative-Action Cases
Three affirmative-action cases set precedent for the Supreme Court as they make a decision on Fisher vs. University of Texas.
Enslaved People in Texas and the Mexican Border
How the nearness of the Mexican border influenced formerly enslaved people in the state of Texas.
A Complicated Man: John Baylor’s Letters to His Family
How could John Baylor have done such terrible thing and simultaneously be so effusively affectionate in his letters home?