How America Misunderstands the Declaration of Independence

How America Misunderstands the Declaration of Independence

It’s crazy, but I’ve been teaching and reading and writing about the Declaration of Independence for almost 20 years. Over time, I have come to understand that that very, very short text is the single best education and political philosophy a person could have. There’s one really, really important thing to know about the Declaration. Read more about How America Misunderstands the Declaration of Independence[…]

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Can Peace be Purchased?

Can Peace be Purchased?

This episode is brought to you by a collaboration with the Denver Museum of Nature and Sicence and the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. Museum collections like those at the Field preserve physical knowledge, but often, these collections can lead to more questions than answers. At least that�s the case when it comes to Peace Read more about Can Peace be Purchased?[…]

When is Independence Day?

When is Independence Day?

When is Independence Day? Easy, July 4th. Everyone knows that, even non-Americans know that. Yeah but… why? You may be thinking that the answer is simple, because that’s the day that the Declaration of Independence was signed… I feel like I’m about to tell someone that the tooth fairy isn’t real. Many people already know Read more about When is Independence Day?[…]

Does Anyone Remember Liberty’s Kids? | SATURDAZED

Does Anyone Remember Liberty’s Kids? | SATURDAZED

today we’ll be traveling back to America during the late 18th century today’s show is called Liberty’s kids it originally aired on PBS in the year 2002 and features four main protagonists you’ve got your typical male protagonist James aka Jack from Titanic your typical female protagonist Sarah aka rose from Titanic your guide character Read more about Does Anyone Remember Liberty’s Kids? | SATURDAZED[…]

What you might not know about the Declaration of Independence – Kenneth C. Davis

What you might not know about the Declaration of Independence – Kenneth C. Davis

“All men are created equal and they are endowed with the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Not so fast, Mr. Jefferson! These words from the Declaration of Independence, and the facts behind them, are well known. In June of 1776, a little more than a year after the war against England Read more about What you might not know about the Declaration of Independence – Kenneth C. Davis[…]

Classical Liberalism: Liberty Movements in American History – Learn Liberty

Classical Liberalism: Liberty Movements in American History – Learn Liberty

I am going to talk about the way in which the creation of institutions in the United States and elsewhere made the advocates of liberty more effective and more productive and enabled them to turn the intellectual tide. If you go back to the 1930s or 1940s, there were many libertarians and classical liberals around Read more about Classical Liberalism: Liberty Movements in American History – Learn Liberty[…]

Liberty Hall Museum & Academic Center Connects History with Future

Liberty Hall Museum & Academic Center Connects History with Future

We create a special opportunity to see and touch and feel history. Liberty Hall Academic Center at Kean University is a unique historical resource. The new building integrates archive space with classroom space. We incorporate original primary-source research into the undergraduate curriculum by drawing on the resources that we have in our own archives and Read more about Liberty Hall Museum & Academic Center Connects History with Future[…]

The Beginnings of Liberalism

The Beginnings of Liberalism

John Locke: John Locke was an English Philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and known as the “Father of Classical Liberalism”. Considered one of the first of the British empiricists, following the tradition of Francis Bacon, he is equally important to social contract theory. His work greatly affected Read more about The Beginnings of Liberalism[…]