Category Archives: U.S.

College Board gives in and adds ‘American exceptionalism’ to AP U.S. history

Last year’s standards, implemented in the fall of 2014, made waves around the country — Georgia, Texas, and Oklahoma all introduced bills to completely ban the courseGeorgia and Oklahoma both passed resolutions to ban the subject completely if it did not undergo changes, and Texas voted to teach a state-mandated version of U.S. history instead […]

Happy birthday, USA! How 2016 presidential candidates are celebrating Fourth of July

Check out our list, below, of what the 2016 candidates are saying and doing this Fourth of July weekend: The Democrats Lincoln Chafee Chafee kept his message simple and apolitical by wishing everyone a happy Fourth of July. 239 years ago brave patriots brought us independence and freedom! #IndependenceDay Let’s all enjoy the day and […]