It’s the most wonderful time of the year here at The Junto, or the month of March Madness! As faithful readers will know, each year we engage in a spirited tournament of voting in some category related to early American history. Last year, it was primary sources. Find out what this year’s theme will be after the jump. Continue reading
After a month of narrowing down our field of 64 primary sources on early American history, the results for March Madness are in! Continue reading
March is over, but March Madness is still here, and can only survive with the help of your votes! Clap your hands if you believe in fairies!
And by “fairies,” I really mean brackets; you can find the original bracket here.
The championship game promises to be close. Click through for results on the Final Four, and to see you championship matchup.
Well, we’ve made it. March is almost over basketball is winding down, midterms have come and gone, and JUNTO MARCH MADNESS MARCHES ON!!!!
If you want to be reminded of how we got here, here’s the original bracket.
Is Benjamin Franklin the #EarlyAmHist version of Kentucky, destined for domination? Will the contested principles of the Declaration of Independence win the game? Do I have to keep coming up with corny rhetorical questions? Only one more week to find out!
For the Final Four, you have an entire week to vote. So spread the word! As they say in Chicago, vote early and vote often. Continue reading
Results are in, and we’re in for some fun voting next week.
Jonathan Edwards and Thomas Paine clutched victory from the jaws of defeat by the slightest of margins. Benjamin Franklin is basically looking like this. And Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass are heading for a slave narrative showdown.
There is a quick turnaround this week, so you have little time to catch your breath. Voting for the Elite Eight is tomorrow. Continue reading