Explore the debate and science of American History.

December 15, 2023

This Bill of Rights Day, Let’s Celebrate the Preamble

Hans Zeiger

December 15th should be a day all Americans reflect on the unique blessings the Bill of Rights safeguards—the freedom of speech, the right to bear arms, and being protected from undue searches a......

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February 8, 2023

Letter: Comments on Arkansas 2022 Approved Social Studies Standards

Peter Wood and David Randall

NAS and the Civics Alliance provide comment to improve Arkansas social studies standards.

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January 25, 2023

Letter: The New Mexico Public Education Department Must Revise Its Social Studies Standards

Peter Wood and David Randall

We believe that NMPED should revise its social studies standards to ensure that they provide an adequate, uniform, and sufficient social studies education to all New Mexico students.

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November 8, 2022

Congress Finally Acts

William H. Young

Congress should use its authority to preserve American history for future generations, not to reinvent it according to a political agenda. 

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August 13, 2022

The Passing of David McCullough and the Loss of America’s Historian

Ian Oxnevad

The recent passing of David McCullough marks the loss of a historian who offered Americans access to their past, and one who did so without politicization.

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August 5, 2022

The Woke Conversion of Montpelier

William H. Young

The developments at Montpelier represent another nail in the coffin of an America based on Western Civilization.

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July 5, 2022

Happy Independence Day from NAS!

Marina Ziemnick

America has a storied history full of highs and lows, and at the National Association of Scholars, we believe that our nation’s history is worth learning and celebrating.

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February 22, 2022

Review: The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story

Tom Mackaman

The front cover of the recently released book version of the New York Times’ 1619 Project speaks as much in a few short words as the following 600 pages of text.

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February 17, 2022

Teaching Unbiased American History

Jack Miller

Children should learn about the American culture of freedom and opportunity that enables anyone to achieve success and has made our country a magnet for people from around the world. Together, we need......

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January 24, 2022

The Military-Industrial-Academic-Political-Scientific Complex

J. Scott Turner

The “scientific and technological elite” Eisenhower warned about in his famous Farewell Address is clearly here, deeply entrenched and wielding enormous power.

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