- ›› Eras and Sub-Eras : The Progressive Era to the New Era, 1900-1929
The fact that the telegram before him bore Arthur Zimmermann’s name made its contents that much harder for Walter Hines Page to believe. Page was the American...
The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed the world is ruled by little else. Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. Madmen in authority, who hear voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler of a few years back. ...
Understanding US and global histories through the prism of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
Throughout American history, millions of people around the world have left their homelands for a chance to...