As we deal with our racist past and the white supremacist statues across the country, things start getting difficult when we move beyond those who have obvious consensus as horrible.
This is the grave of Thomas Jefferson. I am not going to provide a biography of Thomas Jefferson. It's not really necessary and to do it justice, it would take.
This is a few days old, but it is still worth a mention. When archaeologists discovered Sally Hemings' cabin at Monticello, NBC News and many other news outlets reported it.
Above: Theodore Roosevelt, Virulent Racist The recent debates over which Americans to honor with statues, building names, and other monuments, is welcome. History should be debated. The present is not.
There is evidently no trend in American history historians won't connect to Thomas Jefferson and that includes the recent emphasis on food. This is an interesting piece on the vegetable.
Happy Alexander Hamilton Publicly Accuses Thomas Jefferson of Sex with Slaves Anniversary.
This Henry Wiencek piece at Smithsonian on Thomas Jefferson's dark side has half-perplexed me, yet the reactions show why it is so necessary. The piece essentially argues that Jefferson was.
Peter J. Hatch, the Director of Gardens and Grounds at Monticello has written a fascinating new book entitled “A Rich Spot of Earth”: Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello. A.