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Articles tagged history

The Stories We Didn’t Tell

There’s so much. Beginning to write this article reminds me of how I first felt when contemplating the task in front of me six months ago: find the stories of how geography impacted the histories and cultures of Asia and tell them to our readers in a new Classical...
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Don’t Walk Away from the Past

A few weeks ago life for me turned upside down. My family and I were in Athens, Greece at the time. I had moved to Athens to study Greek, and then we received the call no parent wants to receive.  My son had nearly died when the vehicle he was driving flipped six times...
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Could your child enter Harvard in 1869? What the entrance exam to Harvard College tells us about classical education in America

Harvard College adopted the following words, based on their mission statement, as part of their “Rules and Precepts” in 1646: Let every Student be plainly instructed, and earnestly pressed to consider well, the maine end of his life and studies is, to know God and...
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Know Your Story and Embrace the Journey

 My grandfather is one of my heroes.  Sergeant Julius Oser of U.S. Army 2nd Armored Division received a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart after enlisting in the Army during the height of World War II. He was a quiet, humble, hardworking man with a deep...
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History, Government, and Economics, Oh My!

“As with government and economics, history helps students understand what it means to be human, and it informs their identity as a member of a particular history. Furthermore, it demands that they ask certain questions and make certain judgements” (Leigh Bortins, The...
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