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Op Ed: The Constitution Is More Than What Nine Justices Say It Is

This op ed. originally appeared on Dailycaller.com on February 21, 2017. By: JEFF SIKKENGA  ASHLAND, Ohio — February 24 is the 214th anniversary of Marbury v. Madison, the landmark Supreme Court decision written by Chief Justice John Marshall in 1803. We’re going … Continue reading »

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Rediscovering America: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Quiz

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Rediscovering America: Bill of Rights Day Quiz

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The Constitutional Convention as a Four-act Play by Professor Gordon Lloyd

“Constitutional Conversations” is a series of discussions by America’s leading scholars about the principles, framing, ratification, and implementation of constitutional government in the United States. This series is hosted by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation.  We encourage you to … Continue reading »

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Op Ed: Pearl Harbor at 75 – Japan’s pivotally mistaken views on how Americans would react

This op ed. originally appeared on Cleveland.com on December 7, 2016 By: JOHN MOSER Damaged but not destroyed: Fantastic patterns of smoke and flames fill the sky at Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, as the forward magazines of the destroyer … Continue reading »

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Rediscovering America: Thanksgiving Day Quiz featured in San Diego Union Tribune

 

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Experience with Primary Sources and Encouragement from a Great Teacher Provides Student with Life-Enriching Opportunity

  Kelly Eddy, a 2015 graduate of Ashbrook’s Master of Arts in American History and Government degree program, teaches Advanced Placement US history at Winston Churchill High School in Livonia, Michigan, a western suburb of Detroit. Since the 2008 recession, … Continue reading »

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Speech Competition Helps Ashbrook Scholars Sharpen Valuable Skills Needed for Employment and Good Citizenship

Why is America worth saving? What is your favorite book? Is love a battlefield? These and other questions are asked and discussed in Ashbrook classrooms yet are sometimes not fully fleshed out, or go unfinished, being interrupted only by the … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fox News and Newsweek.com

  Senior Fellow David Tucker penned an editorial on Christopher Columbus that was published in the The Wall Street Journal this morning. Positive comments have been flowing in to his email from all over the country today. We invite you to … Continue reading »

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Straight Talk About Christopher Columbus

This op ed. originally appeared in The Wall Street Journal on October 10, 2016. Columbus Day used to be a celebration of the enterprising courage of Christopher Columbus and other explorers who set out into the unknown and began the long … Continue reading »

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