Texas Senate passes bill that removes requirement to teach Ku Klux Klan as ‘morally wrong’

The change was included in some two dozen curriculum requirements that were dropped in Senate Bill 3. The Texas Senate has voted to pass a bill that would remove a requirement for public school teachers to teach that the Ku Klux Klan is “morally wrong.” The agenda item was included in some two dozen curriculumContinue reading “Texas Senate passes bill that removes requirement to teach Ku Klux Klan as ‘morally wrong’”

How Southern socialites rewrote Civil War history

The United Daughters of the Confederacy altered the South’s memory of the Civil War. The United Daughters of the Confederacy was a significant leader of the “Lost Cause,” an intellectual movement that revised history to look more favorably on the South after the American Civil War. They were women from elite antebellum families that usedContinue reading “How Southern socialites rewrote Civil War history”

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