Posts Tagged ‘Founding’

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character The American Revolution swept away old certainties and forced revolutionaries to consider what it meant to be American. Andrew Trees examines four attempts to answer the question of national identity that Americans faced in the wake of the Revolution. Through the writings of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, […]

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character The American Revolution swept away old certainties and forced revolutionaries to consider what it meant to be American. Andrew Trees examines four attempts to answer the question of national identity that Americans faced in the wake of the Revolution. Through the writings of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, […]

Singapore Stands Still As Nation Bids Farewell To Founding Father Lee

(Corrects to remove reference in par 9 to planes flying in missing man formation) By Rujun Shen and Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE, March 29 (Reuters) – Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, as the nation came to a near-halt […]

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character The American Revolution swept away old certainties and forced revolutionaries to consider what it meant to be American. Andrew Trees examines four attempts to answer the question of national identity that Americans faced in the wake of the Revolution. Through the writings of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, […]