Lindsay Chervinsky, Ph.D.

And what *really* happened in those cabinet battles

Hamilton: The Musical reopened on Broadway in September and students are heading back to school, so many teachers will include songs, lyrics, and video clips in their curriculum. As they should! The musical helps the history come alive and encourages viewers of all ages to think of historical figures as…

In the last few months, an increasing number of politicians have made arguments that start with “The Founders never intended…”. While Americans have been appealing to the founding generation to bolster their positions since the founding generation, there seems to be an uptick of this rhetoric in political dialogue. …

The dos and don’ts of podcasting

You’ve published a book or you have a specific area of expertise and you’d like to go on podcasts as a guest to talk about? Good for you, you’ve taken the first step! Podcasts are a wonderful way to reach new audiences and promote your work. Just recognizing their value…

And it should

Two weeks ago, the FBI released the first of several formerly-classified document about the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The FBI released this information in accordance with President Biden’s executive order. These documents offer an important reminder about the process of history — it takes time.

There are many…

And the long history behind these attempts to define who counts as an American

At the beginning of the month, Senate candidate J.D. Vance decried “childless cat ladies” as lesser Americans. In particular, he pointed to people like Vice President Kamala Harris, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortex, and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg. It’s easy to roll your eyes and dismiss this statement as ridiculous campaign…

And why we should follow George Washington’s example

In the last few weeks, an increasing number of businesses have announced vaccine mandates, states announced mandates for schools and teachers, and President Biden announced a mandate for federal employees and active duty soldiers. …

Lindsay Chervinsky, Ph.D.

Historian. Writer. Speaker. Author of THE CABINET.

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