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310, 2022

Our Founding Fathers greatly feared a democracy by Marc Urbach

Our Founding Fathers greatly feared a democracy and their quotes and private writings prove this. Also, we have our Constitution in which Article IV., Section 4. states, "The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion;" Therefore, what is a republic and why did the Founders establish us this way.In a republic, the people vote for representatives to represent them in the government. This is key as the founders greatly feared having a huge number of illiterate voters making laws. This is why they only [...]

1401, 2020

WTK S1:E14 “What Is the Forgotten Story Behind the Pledge of Allegiance?”

(Chapter 1 pages 18 & 19 of Forgotten American Stories: Celebrating America’s Constitution)Click here to listen: Historian Arch Hunter & Author Lydia Nuttall talk about Forgotten American Stories and WTK Daniel and Red Skelton's Pledge of Allegiances Questions: What is a “pledge”? What does “allegiance” mean? When someone wants to become an American citizen, they take the Oath of Citizenship.  What does the Oath of Citizenship say about “allegiance”? Do other countries have a “pledge of allegiance” to their flag and country? What is a “Republic”?


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