Richard Samuelson

About Richard Samuelson

Richard Samuelson is an Associate Professor of History at California State University, San Bernardino, and a fellow of the Claremont Institute.

Calhoun U: “Safe Spaces,” Trigger Warnings, and Echoes of the Old South

No Small Irony Alert: The people who vandalized John C. Calhoun's statue in Charleston, S.C., have more in common with the man than they may realize.   In his congressional career, John Quincy Adams famously fought the “gag rule.” The rule prohibited consideration of anti-slavery petitions by the House of Representatives. Any such

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