Franklin’s Legacy

Written by Kyle Lauritzen “All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move” (“Benjamin Franklin Quotes”). Without a doubt, Benjamin Franklin was one to move. Born in 1706, he would go on to become a renowned journalist, diplomat, inventor, and politician (“Benjamin”). While these feats are … Continue reading Franklin’s Legacy

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Assassin Wilkes Booth

Written by Matthew Taylor “John Wilkes Booth was the man who pulled the trigger, capping off a coordinated plot to murder President Abraham Lincoln” (Montagne). Booth grew up in a way that would seem pretty normal, but he turned out to be a completely different person in his adult life than most. Even though he … Continue reading Assassin Wilkes Booth

Roosevelt’s Progressive Mark on America

Written by Hope Callister Frederic Bastiat wrote, “Which countries contain the most peaceful, the most moral, and the happiest people? Those people are found in countries where the law least interferes with private affairs.” This means that countries are the best off having governments “which [govern] the least” and allow people to control their own … Continue reading Roosevelt’s Progressive Mark on America

Patriotism

Written by Quincy Davis A patriot can be defined as “a person who vigorously supports their country and is prepared to defend it against detractors”. This defense can be foreign or domestic, local or national, but it does not have to be public or overdramatized. Being a patriot does not demand that you fight in … Continue reading Patriotism