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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a Mises University alumnus and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

See also his YouTube channel here

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Dred Scott

Legal SystemU.S. History

Chris Calton discusses how the worst Supreme Court ruling of all time poured gasoline on the fire that was dividing a nation.

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Mises Explains What Motivates Human Action

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Mises understood that human history is not governed by fate and pre-determined ends, but by individual human actions with diverse motivations.

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The Election of 1856: A Victorious Defeat

U.S. History

Chris Calton deconstructs the the Presidential election of 1856.

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War Socialism and the Confederate Defeat

U.S. History

The Confederate government's turn toward war socialism helped seal its fate.

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The Pottawatomie Massacre

U.S. History

In response to the Caning of Charles Sumner, radical John Brown took matters into his own hands by murdering five pro-slavery settlers.

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