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272 words

150 years ago today, Abraham Lincoln spoke his famous address at the dedication of the Gettysburg cemetery. This speech clarified the goals of the Civil War by broadening the notion of who “We the people” were, first mentioned at the … Continue reading

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We the people have been “rickrolled!”

We have been working hard to understand the words of the Constitution. We are almost done with Article I and tomorrow we have a preamble test. To lighten things up a bit, I decided to play Schoolhouse Rock’s “The Preamble” … Continue reading

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Wish me luck

We started the Constitution last week, that is, the context around the Constitution and are starting the meat of it tomorrow. We looked at the Declaration of Independence and connected it to John Locke and the Natural Rights philosophy. We … Continue reading

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