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A Governor, a Canal, John Deere and the First American Agricultural Revolution

Kenneth M. Quinn | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
Kenneth M. Quinn

February 16 marks the anniversary of the ratification of the Treaty of Ghent by the U.S. Senate, officially ending the War of 1812. Looking back, it seems that the year 2012 managed to pass by without any significant reference to it having been the bicentennial anniversary of that conflict with Great Britain.

Educating for Democracy: Numbers Lie

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Joel Shatzky

A far more complex, open and dynamic form of teaching than what is presently being advanced as "reform" is desperately needed in this country if future generations are to be effectively educated.