HOW CAN THEY DEFEND WHAT THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND?

HOW CAN THEY DEFEND WHAT THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND?

Jennifer N. Fenwick, former American History teacher, author, In the Eye of the Storm American History is our worst subject. Our students do not know who they are as Americans.- Dr. William Bennett, author, America: The Last Best Hope Why do I have to learn history? What’s it got to do with me? As an [...]

The Destroyer of Freedom

The Destroyer of Freedom

by JN Fenwick, author and former American History teacher Turn on your television. It’s there. In the streets of our cities. Seeping into the very fabric of our Nation. In the guise of shining a light on oppression, an oppression it manifested, not to create any true change, or to shed light on any true [...]

This Nation Wasn’t Founded by Heroes

This Nation Wasn’t Founded by Heroes

by JN Fenwick, author, former American History teacher This nation wasn’t founded by heroes. It was founded by men who were human and flawed, but who sought to create something better than themselves. Constitutional Convention, Philadelphia, 1787 | Image courtesy of Shutterstock This nation wasn’t defended by heroes. It was defended by brothers and sisters, [...]

A FIGHT TO PRESERVE THE UNION

A FIGHT TO PRESERVE THE UNION

by JN Fenwick, author and former American History teacher In the spirit of the history teacher I am and always will be, this current climate of unrest, of the attempts to dismantle our nation’s past, both literally and figuratively, of the current threat to the very life and breadth of all we are, all we [...]

We Hold These Truths

We Hold These Truths

JN Fenwick, author and former American History teacher On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The culmination of months of debate and revisions, formal adoption of the document was the official beginning of America’s fight for independence from Great Britain. Prior to this date, independence [...]

THE WILLFUL DESTRUCTION OF AMERICA

THE WILLFUL DESTRUCTION OF AMERICA

by JN Fenwick | Author and former U.S. History teacher | Feature Image by David Brickner| Shutterstock “The U.S. Constitution states that American citizens have the right to free speech and the right of the people to peaceful assembly and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. However, looting, destroying public and private [...]