The legacy of racism is everywhere in American history, from marble mansions to ordinary streetcorners. We must reckon with it.
In my video series, you can take a look at some of the beautiful places associated with our first five Presidents, including Mount Vernon, Peacefield and Monticello.
The latest podcast episode examines Jefferson's troubles during the 1810s, when he was not-so-happily retired to Monticello after leaving the White House.
My top 10 favorite articles of the year, Nos. 10, 9, 8 and 7.
After he returned from Washington, Thomas Jefferson chronicled the environmental history of his plantation in a special book, which very few historians have ever seen.
After he retired from the Presidency, Thomas Jefferson struggled mightily to make a living and keep his family out of poverty, and climate change compounded his misfortunes.
What mellow red might the Sage of Monticello popped on a balmy summer afternoon? Turns out he had a lot of choices.
The Presidency of the United States is arguably the most difficult and complicated job in the entire world, and in order to be effective at [...]