Historical Resources

Western Journalism is offering these historical resources to help inform and educate

American Values

 Antebellum America (1789-1860)

Are Both Tradition And Reason Western?

Cold War, Cultural Upheaval, And The Reagan Era (1945-1991)

Community and Government Issues

Contemporary America (1991-Present)

Early Constitutional Issues

Exploration and the Colonial Era (1492-1765)

Foundations of the West

Founding Documents

Independence And The Early State (1765-1789)

Individual Responsibility: Conventional and Heroic?

Making Tradition Rational?

Making Tradition Scientific?

Reconstruction and Westward Expansion (1865-1914)

Religious Tolerance

Secession and War (1860-1865)

The Modern State and Foreign Engagement (1914-1945)

The Western Dualistic Vision