The newly renovated Mayflower II sails back to its berth in Plymouth, Mass.
The belief that history and culture can be shaped by the manipulation of statues and other symbols is just one more superstition.
Actually, Thomas Jefferson did a lot of good, even on slavery.
Photographs of President Abraham Lincoln from the Library of Congress and the National Archives.
The museum shows and teaches much about courage, sacrifice, and American ingenuity, but it also covers equivocation, bluster, and naïveté.