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The Truth about Thanksgiving

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read The Truth about Thanksgivingby Courtney Sanford Thanksgiving has come to mean parades of fanciful floats, gourmet feasts, and football, but amidst all of...
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American Government by Immersion

American Government by Immersionby Joel Grewe, Deputy Director of Generation Joshua   Not so long ago in a house not so far away: “Dear, just turn off the TV! You know the more you watch FOX the higher your blood pressure is going to get!” “Grrr! I will, but it just...
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The Life of Memory

Historia vero testis temporum, lux veritatis, vita memoriae, magistra vitae, nuntia vetustatis… Cicero (De Oratore, II. ix. 36)* The experience of listening to a Classical Conversations Foundations student recite the History Timeline is more than memorable, it is...
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Becoming Patient with Questions

Modern life has a lot of benefits; I have easy access to just about anything I want. However, this benefit comes with a drawback: it is easy to forget where things came from. It is easy to forget that asparagus comes not from a factory, but from a farmer. It is easy to...
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The Delaware Tea Party…And Why Writing Is So Important

by Kathy
Tuesday, 15 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
As I traverse history with my Challenge III and IV students, I have noticed a very important trend in history. Those who are remembered in history are those who are able to write well. Our goal, of course, is going to Heaven, but if a person wants to influence the...
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