Showing respect for those who fought, even when they fought and killed those on your side is hard – and necessary. When a women’s memorial association in Columbus, Mississippi, decorated…
Tag: Civic Education
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We help American adults understand and explain the value of our system of government and how, together, we can protect and improve the foundations of trust in our republic. To…
How did the framers think about federalism and what has changed since their time?
How can Americans work together even if they don’t trust each other?
What Weird New Case Involved the Separation of Powers?
Sometimes, lawsuits include surprising lessons about how our government is meant to work. The State of New Mexico v. Alexander Rae Baldwin (2023) certainly does. The case has yet to…
Student Loans & Separation of Powers
What does the separation of powers have to do with student loan forgiveness?
Our Right to March
Our right to march was hard won.
Thoughts About MLK Day 2023
Some things to think about on MLK Day and every day.
Bill of Rights Day: Dec. 15
Why does the Bill of Rights matter? Find out here!
Check Out Our Course on the Presidency
When the framers created the presidency, they were intent on solving two trust-related problems. One problem was how to harness political competition for the public good without the polarizing consequences…
Here’s why we are grateful this Thanksgiving!
Republic or Democracy?
Is the US a republic or democracy? Find out here!
Short Course on Federalism
What is federalism? What are the pros & cons? Learn here!
Economic Value of the Republic
Is the economy tied to the state of democracy in our republic? Find out here!
The Value of Free & Fair Elections
The people who best know the value of free and fair elections are those who spent time living without them.
No Consequences from Fear-mongering?
No consequences to fear-mongering?
Constitution day 2022
Should it be easy to change the Constitution?
In Places Like These …
What is politics like in places like Cambodia and Nicaragua?
What’s the value of a loyal opposition?
A History Lesson
What happened on August 6, and why does it matter? Find out here!
Fear and Fear-Mongering
What are the signs of fear-mongering? How can we fight fear? Find out here!
Federalism & Polarization
What aspect of federalism could impact polarization? Find out here!
Federalism & Tyranny
Does American federalism promote or prevent tyranny? Find out here!
Federalism & Unequal States
How does federalism affect equality between states? Find out here!
Federalism & Accountability
Is accountability helped or hindered by federalism? Find out here!
Federalism Pros & Cons #3
How does federalism encourage policy innovations? Find out here!
Federalism Pros & Cons #2
Can federalism help competition? Click here to find out!
Article 4 & Federalism
Find out what Article 4 has to say about federalism!
Republic or Democracy 2
Why did the framers have a problem with direct democracy?
More Ways to Hold the Line
Here are more ways you can help.