Tagged: Thomas Jefferson

Descartes: KTB University American Government and Civics Series

Rene Descartes is the third installment of KTB University’s American Government and Civics series which is designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is greater familiarization with the rights and obligations of citizenship at the local, state, national, and...

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Let Me Blow Your Mind: The Civil War Was About Slavery

  Falsehood and historical illiteracy are inexcusable in the age of information that we are currently living in. For some reason, people have a knack for believing what they want to believe. This ever changing reality always meets their standards and convinces them they are in the right irrespective of...

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James Madison: The Fourth Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) James Madison was Thomas Jefferson‘s Secretary of State, best friend; and in many ways an extension of Jeffersonian Democracy....

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Thomas Jefferson: The Third Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) The election of 1800 set two precedents. It was the first peaceful transfer of political power from one party...