Many times, those interested in learning about the meaning of the U.S. Constitution consult the writings of only a few founding fathers. In the process, they overlook one of the most important figures at the Constitutional Convention: Hugh Williamson.
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As a side note, the author urges readers to"blend black history into American history" rather than treat it as a separate category.
In soccer, a good goalkeeper rarely must make fantastic saves, and a good sweeper rarely must make desperate tackles; he or she has anticipated plays and positioned themselves accordingly. One style of play is more exciting and noticeable--to be sure--but does that make it better soccer?
In a letter to W.E.B. Du Bois, Charles Clinton Spaulding argued that the Depression would cultivate a generation of superior business managers by forcing them to operate businesses more efficiently. His company, North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, had suffered a series of economic setbacks during the 1930s, and he adjusted by trimming expenses--to name one example. I wonder what Spaulding might say about today’s economic bailouts.
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