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
Pushing aside a lesson on the Indian Removal Act, teacher-activist Caneisha Mills, who teaches eighth grade social studies at a public school in Washington D.C., chose to further her own agenda by forcing students to criticize the President, the U.S. government, and what she calls “racist capitalism.” Of course, the
Learning for Justice (formerly known as Teaching Tolerance), a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), does anything but teach justice and tolerance. Promoting domestic terrorist Bill Ayers as a role model for educators and declaring that capitalists are white supremacists, it is clear that they only tolerate a
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
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
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.
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