Charles A. Beard

The Best Hit Piece Against the Pilgrims of All Time
From 1920: "We Shouldn't be Grateful to the Pilgrims."
December 01, 1920

"We Shouldn't Be Grateful to the Pilgrims," by Charles Beard

Jefferson and the New Freedom
November 14, 1914

Not long ago a very eminent member of the present administration at Washington, in speaking to the students of the University of Virginia, declared with evident candor and some fervor that all he knew about the science of government he had learned from Thomas Jefferson who, by the way, so highly prized things academic that he omitted from his chosen epitaph all mention of his service as President of the United States, and in its place recorded his labors in the foundation of the honorable university that bears the name of the Old Dominion. We have no reason to believe that the distinguished Se