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This topic explores the lives and actions of the 19th century Robber Barons. It includes research,...
Global warming is the front and center topic of many policy discussions around the world. Often the...
Fourth Amendment's history and philosophical basis, offering a look at the contemporary legal...
Definition of education from progressive, conservative, classical liberal perspectives views with...
The 1st Amendment's religion clauses are widely cited and adhered to by both religious and non...
As contentions increase over the growing regulations Americans face, this topic takes a look at the...
This topic takes a look at the arguments for and against government growth. Additionally, it traces...
Homeschooling as education reform information including background, history, successes, development...
This topic overview examines the exceptionalism of the American regime's origin and creation...
This topic page provides an overview on the 2007-2009 recession. It covers many different aspects:...
Learn about the history and status of Social Security through quotes, charts and graphs, videos,...
Third-wave feminism is said to begin in the early 1990s in response to a perceived backlash against...
America and oil, a brief history with quotes, charts, graphs, commentary, analysis, and more on...
Prudence is often listed as one of the "four cardinal virtues," so named because they...
10th Amendment, Federalism, States' Rights information and historical background including...
An introduction to Keynesian economic theory, history, and practice through quotes, charts and...
Inflation/deflation information including an introduction, charts & graphs, quotes, analysis,...
This topic overview provides a comprehensive examination of minimum wage and living wage laws. It...