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 [...]