By conscientious study and reflection, Frederick Douglass acquired a strong and proud American patriotism that he would retain for the rest of his life. Two Harvard professors say otherwise.
A property owner, abolitionist, renowned veteran, and promoter of education for blacks, Primus Hall was always busy promoting ‘truth and good.’
Time has eschewed the history of the holiday’s namesake in favor of joyful chances to make elaborate and often costly proclamations of love and devotion.
Of the 44 persons who have served as president, only one ever received a Letters Patent for an invention: a man whose 208th birthday we commemorate on February 12.
The readily observable fact that we no longer think politically in terms of unalienable rights is a perfect measure of how much we have abandoned the Founders’ vision.
While many overlook Crispus Attucks’ contribution to American history, he still provides a powerful example of moral courage we should follow.
Comparing either Trump or Obama to Lincoln isn’t necessarily a positive exercise. Regardless, Trump is clearly the heir-apparent.
By now, John Dean’s pronouncements on the scandals du jour have become one of the most predictable tropes in political journalism.
Most everything in the Constitution has stood the test of time, but the method for electing the president was the Founders’ biggest error.
If we cannot resolve the tensions inside Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideas, then we are compelled to judge which represents the best of his thought and action.
The grand strategy the Lacedaemonians gradually articulated in defense of the way of life they so cherished was all-encompassing, as successful grand strategies often are.
Imagine how many talents and contributions such as Curious George were lost to the Holocaust. Thankfully, the story of H.A. and Margaret Rey is one that can be told.
What began as a mere afterthought to the Constitution ended up saving the Constitution from its Anti-Federalist critics, and today looms larger in the American mind than the Constitution itself.
When people compare different actors on the historical stage and express themselves from a political viewpoint, we can expect to end in the realm of the absurd or the downright ridiculous.
‘I recommend to [the American people]…that they do…fervently implore the interposition of the Almighty hand to heal the wounds of the nation and to restore it…’
Drawing moral courage from Holocaust survivors, we should hold all education officials accountable for teaching the historic lessons of our civilization.
To say Jerusalem has no Jewish significance is like saying the pyramids have no connection with Egypt.
Arthur Schlesinger Jr.’s successors today want to organize for power, and that requires creating conflict by lying to Americans.
Today is Constitution Day. Here’s what the Founders’ path to writing the Constitution can teach us about how to accomplish our typically much humbler pursuits.
Mount Rushmore reminds us how we used to talk as a nation. This is what we used to believe. This is what I want my sons to remember.
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