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Archive: September 2016 (9 Posts)

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“A Republic, If You Can Keep It”

Posted by: Danna Bell

In anticipation of Constitution Day, our "Sources and Strategies" article in the September 2016 issue of Social Education, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies, suggested provoking student interest in civic responsibility with an 18th century diary entry. The featured entry was that of James McHenry, written on September 18, 1787.