10/14: ACRU Chairman and CEO Susan Carleson explains how the actions of General Robert E. Lee brought about reconciliation in divided times and what we can learn from his example.
Confederate generals were fighting for independence from the Union just as George Washington and other generals fought for independence from Great Britain.
Most Americans believe the Civil War was initiated to free slaves, when in truth, freeing slaves was little more than an afterthought.
We call the war of 1861 the Civil War. But is that right?
Because states cannot secede, the federal government can run roughshod over the U.S. Constitution's limitations of the Ninth and Tenth Amendments.