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American History

The ‘How and Why’ of Surveillance in America

February 12, 2021

In the 1970s, confronted with abuse, America reinvigorated the power of those who watched the watchers, its congressional intelligence committees, inspectors general and a new institution called the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. […]

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American History

US Constitution: The Bill of Rights

February 10, 2021

The US Constitution, through its Bill of Rights, guarantees some civil liberties. These are referred to as the collection of the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution and safeguard individual rights from government infringement. […]

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American History

Changing the Narrative about Native American History

February 9, 2021

The historical narrative about Native Americans confined them to their past. Typical narratives by historians from the past labelled the Natives as victims bound to disappear in history. The new narratives and studies are challenging these and finding ways of recovery of the native community. […]

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American History

Understanding Tribal Sovereignty in Native America

February 9, 2021

Tribal nations have been given the status of sovereign nations through various treaties signed between them and the federal government. To this day, the US continues to recognize the political status of these tribal nations. […]

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American History

US Government: The Constitution

February 8, 2021

Under the Articles of Confederation, the government was ineffectual. The United States Constitution was then developed to create the public good that everyone desired—an effective government. […]

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