US History

Necessary Rights: Understanding the Bill of Rights and Implications

Necessary Rights: Understanding the Bill of Rights and Implications

The right to protest is protected by the Constitution in amedments later added collectively called, “The Bill of Rights” These were proposed by James Madison and added in order to ensure protection of certain inalienable rights. Use the learning helper linked below to understand the […]

Boston ‘Massacre’ the spark of revolution

Boston ‘Massacre’ the spark of revolution

In class, we spoke a lot about the process of protest to revolution and the “recipe” necessary for revolutions to occur. In our case study of the American Revolution, the Boston Massacre is particularly informative. Use this LEARNING HELPER to analyze the Boston Massacre in […]

What is the purpose of Government?

What is the purpose of Government?

Government. It has existed in some form since humans began living in large groups. It seems to be an inevitable component of society and yet it has undergone many different iterations throughout human history. Wars have been fought, lives ruined and humans killed in the […]

What is Just?

What is Just?

In order to contemplate, analyze and answer many of our essential and guiding questions, we need to understand concepts of justice. After all, the goal of a government SHOULD be to create a “just” society. But the problem of course is that not everyone agrees […]