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October 8, 2017

        This may be surprising, but free speech was not a true hot-button issue in American politics or jurisprudence before the 20th century.  Of course, there are examples of speech-related controversies in the preceding years, such as t...

April 25, 2017

In the course of his controversial presidency, Donald Trump has issued two executive orders, the second a toned-down revision after the first was struck down by courts, that banned immigrants from seven (later revised to six) Muslim-majorities countries “afflicted by t...

April 11, 2017

Modern American society takes for granted a non-partisan Supreme Court.  Politicians and activists on both sides of the aisle, when debating the Supreme Court and its justices, inevitably raise the point that the Supreme Court has always been and ought to remain non-pa...

April 7, 2017

The Janus Editorial Board welcomes history-based opinion pieces (not exceeding 750 words) from students (UGS and GS), faculty, and staff. We reserve the right to select some of these submissions for publication. We also want to take this opportunity to make clear that...

The roots of Trumpism run deep in American soil and in the fateful consequences of choices we did make. To explain Trump, the most important of these events was the highly contested election of 1876 and the effects of the bargain between Democrats and Republicans, whic...

March 8, 2017

Hi there, and welcome to the new Janus website!

Never heard of Janus? That's not surprising - unfortunately, UMCP's eminent undergraduate journal of history has been virtually defunct since 2009. Fortunately, we at the new editorial board are more than happy to start it...

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