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Bronson Alcott: Why You Wouldn't Be Here if it Weren't for Him 213 Views
Bronson Alcott had some pretty innovative ideas about education. His notion of having students work on their desks while lying on giant waterbeds never took off, but most of his other ideas were pretty good.
Ever heard of a "living document"? They eat and breathe just like the rest of us! They even walk around on their own two legs. Okay, fine—maybe t...
If the Puritans had gotten their way, religion would play a much larger role in lawmaking these days. Want to know more? Watch the video for all th...
Think of the Articles of Confederation as the government's test run that, um, crashed and burned. Thankfully Round 2 went much more smoothly.
The Modernists thought the world had a lot of problems, and they were intent on fixing them—or at least talking about fixing them. Unfortunately,...