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Jul 28, 2015

https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/presidential-academy/Session+3+Morel.mp3

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The political logic of the argument of the Declaration, continued: Further reflections on the course of human events, people, the laws of nature and of nature’s God, decent respect for the opinions of mankind, self evident...


Jul 22, 2015

On 21 July, NCSS and TAH.org hosted the last of three episodes in their joint Summer Webinar Series about the Reconstruction amendments. Professor Scott Yenor discussed with a group of teachers the reasoning behind the 15th Amendment, different ideas about how to achieve its goal, and the resulting impact of access to...


Jul 21, 2015

https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/presidential-academy/Session+2.mp3

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Thomas Jefferson wrote that in drafting the Declaration of Independence he meant to give expression to "the American mind." What does the Declaration tell us about the American mind as it related to the foundations, forms, and purposes of the...


Jul 15, 2015

In part 2 of the TAH.org/NCSS Summer Webinar Series, Professor Scott Yenor discusses the need for, development of, and implementation of the 14th Amendment. Starting with conjecture over an ideal resolution to the Civil War, Professor Yenor and a group of teachers worked through the competing ideas and...


Jul 14, 2015

https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/presidential-academy/Introduction+Peter+Schramm.mp3

https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/presidential-academy/Session+1+pt1+Flannery.mp3

https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/presidential-academy/Session+1+pt2+Morel.mp3

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Why is it important to understand the Declaration of...