U.S. History

Why We Need to Take Education Back to Past Practices

"... our public schools and universities cannot be places where virtue is taught, primarily because we as a society can hardly agree on the meaning of the word. Most of our schools no longer recognize character formation as 'being the ultimate end of all instruction.'" - Intellectual Takeout

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George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: What a Different Era

"When you read it, consider the tone, humility, and outlook of President George Washington and ask yourself if any of our current leaders match him. It is, for me, a breath of fresh air, a reminder that while our Founders had many sins, they were at the same time driven to seek the good, the true, and the beautiful." - Intellectual Takeout

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What Can We Learn from the Second Thanksgiving?

"Facing potential starvation, the colony abandoned their communal system. Each family was given their own land ....they alone were responsible for feeding themselves, taking to heart Paul’s admonition in 2 Thessalonians 3:10, 'The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.” This change brought dramatic results.'" - IFWE

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The Place of Christian Religion in the American Founding

"Mark Hall’s new book adduces solid evidence to dispel many contemporary myths concerning religion and the American founding. Let us finally be done with false claims that the founders were deists, or that they were hostile to religion and wanted to exclude it from public life." - Public Discourse

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Former refugees mark 75th anniversary of the only US safe haven during Holocaust

"Survivors and their families crowded Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum, once the shelter’s administration building, and wandered the Fort Ontario State Historic Site. More than 200 people attended a memorial under heightened security." - RNS

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9 Things You Should Know About the Communion Service on the Moon

"This Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people in history to walk on the Moon. But it’s also the anniversary of the a lesser known event—the first celebration of the Lord’s Supper on the Moon." - TGC

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