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Rediscovering George Washington
Washington: Father of His Country The Washington Collection
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Timeline: George Washington's Life Milestones
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The Constitution and the Idea of Compromise
Why Celebrate Constitution Day?
George Washington as Military Leader
The Theory of the American Founding, Part 1: Why Government?
The Theory of the American Founding, Part 2: Why Government by Consent?
The Theory of the American Founding, Part 3: Why Equal Protection of the Law?
George Washington and Religious Liberty
George Washington and the Problem of Slavery
George Washington and the Rule of Law
George Washington and Civic Virtue
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Steve Antley earned his B.A. in History and M.Ed. in Social Studies Education from the University of Houston. He is Social Studies Department Chair at John Marshall Middle School in the Houston Independent School District where he has taught for sixteen years. Steve is president of the Congress of Houston Teachers and is a past-president of the Houston Council for the Social Studies. He has been a consultant, presenter, and curriculum writer for Junior Achievement, the Center for the American Idea, the American Heritage Education Foundation, and the Claremont Institute.

Thomas Krannawitter is Director of Civic Education at the Claremont Institute, and a visiting instructor of government at Claremont McKenna College. Mr. Krannawitter holds an M.A. in Politics from the Claremont Graduate School, where he is currently writing a dissertation for the Ph.D. He has been published in scholarly journals and newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Houston Chronicle, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Orange County Register. He has spoken widely on the American Founding, constitutional jurisprudence, citizenship, and classical and modern political philosophy. Recently he directed a civic education program for middle and high school teachers across the country.