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Jeffco dramatizes US schools’ history deficit

(Centennial Fellow) Refuse to think, assume the worst, overreact, disregard laws and rules and then pronounce yourself someone standing up for the best in education. That’s what we’ve recently witnessed in Colorado’s Jefferson County, the

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Long live the Republic!

For over two hundred and thirty years the American Republic has weathered wars, epidemics, hostile neighbors, worldwide conflicts, economic disasters, internal struggles, and competing ideologies. Its birth was a long and desperate struggle for independence

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Milestones of 1860 remind us who we are

(CCU Faculty) 2010 marks the 150th anniversary of the election of Abraham Lincoln to the Presidency. It is fitting that we recognize this anniversary, as Lincoln’s election marked a huge turning point in our nation’s

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America in Vietnam: The Hinge of Fate

Review Essay on Lewis Sorley’s A Better War (Centennial Fellow) In the sixty-five years since the end of World War II the most significant and formative single event in American history- beyond any question- is

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How should an American college teach American history?

(’76 Editor) Particularly a college such as CCU, devoted to the same biblical truths and principles as most of our Founders? Centennial Institute asked for advice on teaching our country’s history to college students, from

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Forgetting the Founders

There’s a case of Founding Father forgetfulness creeping through the GOP. Sarah Palin recently showed the extent of the infection. But it seems Colorado is not immune, and may be in desperate need of the

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