American history

Why Every Engaged Citizen Should Read Presidential Biographies

Why Every Engaged Citizen Should Read Presidential Biographies

A good goal for engaged citizens would be to read a biography of all of the major U.S. presidents and one on a couple of the more obscure presidents. By major presidents, I refer to those who have an exalted place in American History because of the importance of their contributions and because of the extraordinary times in which they lived.

What the Next Generation Needs to Know about American Government

What the Next Generation Needs to Know about American Government

Many are saying that American democracy is slipping away. Here is what we need to teach the next generation in order to preserve our nation: