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November 3, 2020

American History and Founders' Month

National Association of Scholars

In the spirit of this month's reflection, we're singling out three Founding Fathers who who represent our nation’s commitment to higher education: Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferso...

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October 6, 2020

Pulitzer Board Must Revoke Nikole Hannah-Jones' Prize

Peter Wood

We call on the Pulitzer Prize Board to rescind the 2020 Prize for Commentary awarded to Nikole Hannah-Jones for her lead essay in “The 1619 Project.” 

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September 22, 2020

Peter Wood Speaks at the White House Conference on American History

John David

Last Thursday, NAS President Peter Wood spoke at the first ever White House Conference on American History, illustrating how campus radicals and violent protesters are often cut from the same cloth.

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July 3, 2020

Happy Independence Day from NAS

Peter Wood

A virtuous republic worth fighting and dying for is also worth thinking and reading for.

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April 7, 2020

Missing the Point of Plymouth Rock

David Randall

It is the essential, central component of the story of American liberty.

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March 3, 2020

Excluding Experts

National Association of Scholars

Nikole Hannah-Jones ought to step up, be courageous, and debate the historians with whom she disagrees, argues Peter Wood in a recent essay.

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January 31, 2020

Will There Ever Be Honest Dialogue About The 1619 Project?

David Randall

Proponents of the 1619 Project continue to shrug off the factual errors included throughout many of the essays. As the Project's accompanying curriculum appears in K-12 schools, these errors take...

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January 7, 2020

NAS's 1620 Project Gets Off the Ground

John David

The 1620 Project is a rich collection of scholarly voices, gathered to refute the New York Times’1619 Project and provide broader pictures of American history.

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October 21, 2019

America Wasn't Founded on White Supremacy

Lucas Morel

Were the founding fathers' stated ideals different from their true intentions? Professor Lucas Morel explores this question through a critique of Nikole Hannah-Jones' influential piece for...

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October 19, 2019

America’s Exceptional Guilt

Jason Ross

A Liberty University professor explains the emergence of the "neo-Garrisonian" view of the Constitution, recently promulgated in The New York Times' 1619 Project, ...

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