Comparative Questions Can Make Politics, History Come Alive

In that 2011 Newsweek essay, British historian Niall Ferguson asks some really interesting questions requiring knowledge of international history. I'll think about the answers and eventually answer these questions myself: "Why did the American Revolution turn out so much better—with a far lower death toll—than the French Revolution?" "Why did George Washington’s legacy prove more … Continue reading Comparative Questions Can Make Politics, History Come Alive