The Constitution: Its Fate Depends on Civic Leaders
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The Constitution: Its Fate Depends on Civic Leaders

[John Hallwas Liberal Arts Lecture 2008] -The Constitution It’s Fate Depends On Civic Leaders- These are politically contentious times for the American people and perhaps even threatening times for our Democracy as Liberals and Conservatives alike reveal their deep anxiety about our future and the cert that we need to live up to our cherished […]

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USS Constitution’s Keel
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USS Constitution’s Keel

well that’s not something I do every day, I’ve just walked under the keel of USS Constitution. The keel of this ship, the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world, is 220 years old. You might be able to detect, as you can see over my shoulder, there’s a slight curvature to the keel of […]

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Goodbye, America
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Goodbye, America

Do you remember America? If you read about it in a history textbook, you probably learned about a land of oppression, racism, sexism, income inequality, police brutality, and imperial wars. (Aside from that, it was a great place.) That is how America is portrayed in most American high schools and colleges—and in America’s media, films, […]

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Brief History of the Spanish Royal Family

1469: The start of the Spanish royal family. Well there were many kings on the Iberian Peninsula before and during this time… …but 1469 marked the union of the two major dynasties, with the marriage of Ferdinand the second of Aragon and Isabella the first of Castile. Famous for helping columbus sailed the ocean blue […]

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Constitution 101: The Preamble Delegates No Power
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Constitution 101: The Preamble Delegates No Power

A lot of people believe the Preamble to the Constitution gives the federal government the power to do just about anything. And a lot of people are wrong. If you learned anything about the Constitution in school, you learned the preamble. In fact, you may have even memorized it. Many people quote it to supposedly […]

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