Broadsides for the Trump Era

This is a new series (summer 2017) of one-page, printable handouts that summarize important historical events, movements, crises, and more that form the backdrop for our current political situation; please check back for additions in the near future!

  1. Ellen Schrecker, “McCarthyism, 1947-1960
  2. Jeremy Kuzmarov, “The U.S. War on Drugs
  3. Linda Gordon, “The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s
  4. Robert Oppenheim, “North Korea and Nuclear Weapons
  5. Geoff Eley, “Is Trump a Fascist?
  6. Felice Batlan, “Building a Regime of Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1840-1945
  7. Margaret Power, “Puerto Rico: A U.S. Colony in the Caribbean
  8. Van Gosse, “Why The United States Is Not A True Democracy, Part One