Tag: Constitution

01.22.2020: The U.S. Constitution & Current Events | Weekly Class

Our BrushFires project has partnered with one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Restoration Generation, to provide in-depth training on constitutional topics and current events. The classes are free and open to the public.

01.29.2020: The U.S. Constitution & Current Events | Weekly Class

Our BrushFires project has partnered with one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Restoration Generation, to provide in-depth training on constitutional topics and current events. The classes are free and open to the public.

01.08.2020: The U.S. Constitution & Current Events | Weekly Class

Our BrushFires project has partnered with one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Restoration Generation, to provide in-depth training on constitutional topics and current events. The classes are free and open to the public.

12.10.2019: Current Events and The Constitution

Our BrushFires project is partnering with one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Restoration Generation, to provide in-depth training on constitutional topics and current events. Amanda PenrodAmanda is a Media and Relations Associate with the Madison Liberty Institute. She grew up in Payson, UT and has been involved in the liberty movement from a…

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The Great Charter: The First Great Step In Constitutional Liberty

During the early Middle Ages, English kings were oppressive, and neither the nobles nor the people had any voice in the affairs of state. The nobles despised the absolute rule of the king, and the common people resented the high taxes. The clergy, the nobles, and the middle class concluded that the only way they…

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Does the Federal Government Have the Right?

There are few powers that were originally given to congress by the United States Constitution. These powers are known as the “enumerated powers”. These powers were meant to ensure that the federal government would be limited in its authority over the states and the people. Specifically, the enumerated powers allow the government authority to handle…

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Plymouth Rock and Stepping Stones

America’s First Written Governing Document What makes America unique in world history is our emphasis on local government and written Constitutions. Written Constitutions mark “a momentous advance in civilization, and it is especially interesting as being peculiarly American.” To keep our civilization advancing, let’s gather up our heritage and pass it on to the next…

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Happy Birthday, United States Marine Corps!

On this day, November 10, 1775, the United States Marine Corps, is born. Thomas Jefferson loved peace, but the pirates of Morocco, Algiers, Tripoli, and Tunis were capturing European and American vessels, dividing the plunder among the robber sovereigns, and then ransoming the crews or selling them into slavery. Some nations, including the United States,…

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OTD: Teddy Roosevelt and the Coal Miners

Was Teddy Roosevelt right or wrong? On this day, October 13, 1902, Teddy Roosevelt, Coal Miners, and the Constitution. In 1902, America was running on coal. But on May 12, coal workers went on strike, calling for better working conditions. They labored sixteen-hour days, exposing themselves to life-threatening dangers for low wages, having received no…

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