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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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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 seek a compromise that would keep the Union together.
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South Carolina Stands Alone

U.S. History

04/25/2018Audio/Video
For almost a month, South Carolina was the only state to have formally seceded from the Union.
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Why Secession Is a Big Problem — For Politicians

Decentralization and Secession

Blog04/23/2018

If a precedent of secession were accepted, then the disintegration of the central government could potentially continue ad infinitum.

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Introduction to the Civil War

U.S. History

04/18/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton introduces the third season of Historical Controversies.
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