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Are You An Educator or Indoctrinator?

Calling out people for being indoctrinators is becoming quite commonplace in the realm of education. Funnily enough, some of those doing so would likely be indoctrinators themselves.  Here is a simple test to determine whether you might be an educator or indoctrinator.  Question: When you see an institution using a

Lesson: The Captains of Industry

Contrary to what many may believe, the government is not what made America a superpower. America’s growth and prosperity began much like the nation did itself, with determined, innovative individuals brave enough to take a risk. Businesses are born out of a dream to achieve greatness, and greatness is not

Lesson: Medici as Role Models?

Credited with much of the success of the Renaissance was the Medici family of Florence. Their history is a tribute to early capitalism and its roots in adding value to wealth and those willing to take risks. As a successful banking family, the Medici’s secured much of their power through

Lesson: The Space Race

The Cold War put rival economies to the test on the world stage with the thriving capitalism of the United States overpowering the failing communism of the Soviet Union. The United States, ready for the challenge, proved to be the superior force in what became known as the Space Race.

Lesson: The Origins of Capitalism

As students begin to learn about the growth of America as a superpower, it is important for them to know what made it possible. Among the many reasons America became so powerful is its roots in capitalism. Students should understand the origins of capitalism according to its founder Adam Smith