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TTR: History Education in the US

Jake is joined by Doctor Donna Sinclair to discuss the history of social studies education in the United States. They then discuss some of the challenges that school boards and teachers face in the modern-era, especially with the controversy around the definition and perceived implementation of “Critical Race Theory” into state curriculums Enjoy!

To The Republic- Voter Suppression in the United States- Updated

n this Episode, Jake and Geoff discuss the history of voter suppression in the United States. They talk about how African-American voters were effected by Jim Crow legislation after Reconstruction ended in 1877. They then identify and analyze how modern voter suppression tactics manifest in voting rules after the passing of the Voting Rights Act …

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To The Republic: What is Conservatism?

In this installment of To The Republic, Jake tackles the question: what is conservatism? By examining philosophy, history Jake attempts to show that conservatism is a disposition within the philosophy of liberalism. Therefore, conservatism and liberalism should not be looked at as in opposition to each other but rather complements to one another. Enjoy!

TTR: Presidents and National Crises

In this installment of To The Republic, Jake and Geoff examine the responses of five former US Presidents to particular national crisis that occurred during their time in power. Specifically we look at the Presidents George Washington’s response to the Whisky Rebellion; James Buchanan’s response to state secession and the issue of slavery ; Herbert …

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