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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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To The Republic: The History of Modern Voting Suppression in the United States

In 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- 5/7/2020- International Relations Theory 101

In this episode of To The Republic, Jake and Matt discuss the basics conceptual framework and history of international relations and political thought more generally. They then break down the three main schools of thought within International Relations Theory: Realism, Liberalism, and Constructivism. Jake and Matt then use those schools of thought to explain the …

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