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Learning from History

What is history but learning from our collective successes and mistakes? However, the glory of success often dims our memory of the mistakes, failures, struggles and challenges encountered along the way that help define a democracy and keep it alive and vital.

With advanced uses of simulation technology used in computer games and military training, we can bring to life the often dramatic democratic process.

Students gain the experience of civic representation and the confidence to participate in public life, which, in turn, discourages apathy and instills an ongoing sense of civic responsibility and desire to participate in the democratic process.

Equipped with the power of core values, they can become an example of how an individual can make a difference.
 

Core Values

life liberty truth justice diversity common good

patriotism pursuit of happiness popular sovereignty

separation of powers representative government

 religious freedom individual rights rule of law federalism

civilian control of the military

checks and balances equality

 

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