In the decade before the revolution, British soldiers had started to act more like an occupying force than a source of security. Prof. Sarah Burns explains why this happened, and how increasing tensions between colonists and soldiers became one of the major reasons for declaring independence.
Remembering the incredible risks our founding fathers took for us to live a life of freedom, choice, and fireworks on the 4th of July. When celebrating on Independence day, do you ever stop to think about the incredible risks the Founders took when they rebelled against British authority? They were starting a war with the […]
History of Slavery: Did you know that Don Quixote is the first modern anti-slavery novel? Professor of Literature Eric C. Graf explains why Don Quixote’s author placed so much emphasis on the immoral nature of slavery.
Star Wars Conspiracy: Does Star War give us insight that fear can actually cost us our liberty in times of crisis? What is your opinion? Let us know if the comment section below.
Is there a resemblance between the Darth Sidious Dictatorship and Adolf Hitler’s? Take a look at how the past can quickly repeat itself if we don’t stand up to the Dark Side.
War Sucks, What is it Good For? Creating peace, spreading democracy, boosting the economy? Here’s the answer: nothing. Our natural inclination is to think about war in the abstract. And while there may be good reasons to go to war, those reasons are few and far between. The moral case for war requires much more […]