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Our American Republic - Ep. 37: Federalists

On this episode of Our American Republic, we are going to talk about the Federalists who originally championed the Constitution and the Federalist Party who assumed the same name as the original Constitutional advocates. 134 more words


Lobbying in the US

First of all, “what is lobbying?” you might ask. Lobbying can be defined as “the communication of data or opinion by someone other than a citizen acting on his or her own behalf to a governmental decision maker in an effort to influence a specific decision.” In other words, a lobbyist is someone who tries to gain political influence on the behalf of someone else. 965 more words

American Elections

Twymond Howard Hits Last-Second Jumper to Lift UT-Martin Skyhawks to First Win of 2015-16

On the heels of a successful 2014-15 season, the Tennessee-Martin (UTM) Skyhawks have found themselves on the wrong end of some close game to open the 2015-16 campaign. 721 more words



“The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” – James Madison (1751-1836), US politician and 4th president of United States.

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Outer Beauty

Today in History: Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 Signed; What We’ve Forgotten

On this day, November 16, 217 years ago, Governor James Garrard of Kentucky signed into law the first of two landmark pieces of legislation known to history as the Kentucky Resolutions. 1,331 more words

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