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May 22, 2021

The Right of Revolution in the American Founding

Kevin Portteus

The American Revolution was a true landmark in human history, not least because it didn't devolve into terror, war, and catastrophic social upheaval.

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May 3, 2021

NAS Comments on ED's Proposed Rule, "Proposed Priorities-American History and Civics Education"

Peter Wood and David Randall

The Proposed Rule relies extensively on the vocabulary of radical activists, which guarantees that these activists will receive the lion’s share of American History and Civics Education fun......

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April 27, 2021

NAS Publishes New Report Analyzing American History Textbooks

David Acevedo

The NAS is proud to announce our latest research report, "Skewed History: Textbook Coverage of Early America and the New Deal," which examines five popular American history textbooks.

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April 20, 2021

Hate America? Apply Within

Teresa Manning

The announcement encourages divisive neo-racism and brainwashing with anti-American History and Civics programs.

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December 9, 2020

Why I Left the AHA and Joined the NAS

Johanna Neuman

A long-time journalist-turned historian explains why she left the American Historical Association to join the National Association of Scholars, citing the AHA's cowardice amid the events of 2020.

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April 5, 2020

Coronavirus and High School History

David Randall

What does COVID-19 have to do with high school history class? As it turns out, quite a lot.

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January 28, 2020

Western Civ is Here to Stay

David Randall

In his latest op-ed for RealClearEducation, NAS Research Director David Randall introduces Stanley Kurtz's new report The Lost History of Western Civilization, highlighting the necessity and......

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October 22, 2019

NAS Board Member Publishes New Book on Intra-European Revolutionary History

David Acevedo

In his latest book The French Revolutionary Tradition in Russian and Soviet Politics, Political Thought, and Culture, NAS Board member Jay Bergman examines the influence of French revolutionary h......

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September 30, 2019

Was it Good Fortune to be Enslaved by the British Empire?

Bruce Gilley

Professor Gilley examines the state of slavery in Africa and throughout the British Empire at the now infamous date of 1619. 

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September 16, 2019

Slavery Did Not Make America Rich

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey

We should stop using the history of slavery for present-day politics against capitalism.

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