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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

See also his YouTube channel here.

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Historical Controversies: Corrections and Qualifications

U.S. History

9 hours agoAcademic Resources
Chris Calton's running list of episode corrections and qualifications.

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The Crisis at Fort Sumter

U.S. History

05/16/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton analyzes Lincoln’s momentous—and historically controversial—decision.

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Did Lincoln Want War?

Blog05/11/2018

Civil war was inevitable — because Lincoln made sure it was inevitable.

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Forming the Confederate Government

U.S. History

05/10/2018Audio/Video
More Deep South states join South Carolina in seceding from the Union.

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The Corwin Amendment

U.S. History

05/02/2018Audio/Video
With disunion looming, conservative Republicans and southern unionists sought a compromise that would keep the Union together.

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