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Branches of Government

September 28, 2019 at 12:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Branches of Government, a la Shmoop. Hi, I’m Alexander Hamilton. [Alexander Hamilton introducing himself] Meet the fellow framers of the Constitution. No, not them… these guys. As you know, we’ve got our work cut out for us. This document we’re writing is a big deal. [Framed document of US Constitution] It’s going to be the

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“Branches of Government”

454 Days: Understanding America’s Ridiculous Political Campaigns

September 26, 2019 at 1:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Good morning, Hank, it’s Tuesday, August 10th, 2015, which means that the next US presidential election is just 454 days away. Hank, somewhere in the US, later tonight, an egg will be fertilized, and that single cell will grow into two and then four and then much later, a baby will be born, an actual

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“454 Days: Understanding America’s Ridiculous Political Campaigns”

Will the U.S. Presidential Election Be Rigged?

September 21, 2019 at 9:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Good morning Hank it’s Tuesday, today I want to talk about the rigging of U.S. Presidential elections, so travel back with me to the election of 2004, where incumbent republican George W. Bush defeated democrat John Kerry. Across the country, Bush received about 3 million more votes that year than Kerry did, but of course

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“Will the U.S. Presidential Election Be Rigged?”

What If The US Government (Suddenly) No Longer Existed?

September 15, 2019 at 10:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Government is the body that runs the country. One or more political parties make up the government, and a huge team of civil servants supports them. Politicians often attend debates and meetings in government buildings, where they decide on what policies will or will not work, and how the national budget should be spent. A

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“What If The US Government (Suddenly) No Longer Existed?”

Top 20 Happiest Countries To Live In The World

September 2, 2019 at 1:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

How to measure happiness? Greek philosopher Aristotle talked about two kinds of happiness: hedonic, meaning pleasure gained from experiences, that kind of instant gratification. Then there’s eudaimonic happiness, which is more related to sustained happiness, self-realization, and a sense of well-being. If you are happy and you know it…you might be wrong. There’s this thing

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The United States of America – summary of the country’s history

August 23, 2019 at 12:28 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

We begin in 1750 in North America. It’s been 150 years since settlers from Western Europe, mostly fleeing poverty, famine, or religious and political persecution, first arrived on the continent. Their arrival came at the expense of millions of native Americans who lived there for thousands of years, mostly in tribes. On the East Coast,

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“The United States of America – summary of the country’s history”