ch 5) A Kind Of Revolution
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ch 5) A Kind Of Revolution

The American victory over the British army was made possible by the existence of an already- armed people. Just about every white male had a gun, and could shoot. The Revolutionary leadership distrusted the mobs of poor. But they knew the Revolution had no appeal to slaves and Indians. They would have to woo the […]

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HHS Office for Civil Rights:  Here to Serve You
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HHS Office for Civil Rights: Here to Serve You

Hello, my name is Roger Severino and I am the Director of the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. My office is charged with enforcing three types of federal civil rights laws: Laws protecting the privacy and security of health information such as HIPAA; Laws prohibiting discrimination in […]

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A Pocket Guide to the US Constitution
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A Pocket Guide to the US Constitution

INTERVIEWER: So I see a fair number of kind of mini-Constitutions in and around at some bookstores and things. How’s your book different? And why did you decide to write this one? It’s not a mini-Constitution. It’s a mini-textbook. I wrote this book for my students. It’s a cheat sheet for them. I have students […]

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What If We Didn’t Have States?
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What If We Didn’t Have States?

– If you knew absolutely nothing about the United States, except the name, United States, you’d know at least two things. One, that we’re united, and two, we have states. But what if half of that was just a bad idea. – The concept of the state is outdated, in my opinion. – I think […]

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