Moments that Changed America

In 1925, the Ku Klux Klan marched in Washington, DC to a "warm reception." This even represents James Loewen's selection of one of "25 Moments that Changed America" in the 20th century.

In 1925, the Ku Klux Klan marched in Washington, DC to a "warm reception." This even represents James Loewen's selection of one of "25 Moments that Changed America" in the 20th century.

Time magazine recently posted an interesting feature called "25 Moments that Changed America."  In the article, prominent historians are asked to pick one such incident from the 20th century. It features such choices as Isabel Paterson's selection of the beginning of the Great Migration and Stephanie Coontz's contribution of Howard Smith amending the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include "sex" in the list of protected categories. The other selections are just as fascinating and idiosyncratic. Check it out!