Theodore Roosevelt: 26th President

Roosevelt became president after William McKinley was assassinated.
Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States – but that… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Poems

Three verses for Thanksgiving.
LNGenZ offers this selection of  Thanksgiving poems. Enjoy!   Thanksgiving Traditional The year has turned… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving in America – How It All Began

The Pilgrims and Native Americans did not invent Thanksgiving, but they embraced the concept… Continue Reading

What Happens When Elections Are Challenged?

It isn’t always clear who wins an election – so what do we do to clear it up?
Even though Election Day 2020 has come and gone, there are still many questions… Continue Reading

What Is the Cabinet?

The president runs the executive branch, but he gets a lot of help from the Cabinet.
The president is the head of the executive branch of the federal government. His… Continue Reading

Is Social Media Bad for America?

Why is there so much hate online – and can we stop it?
A Pew Research poll shows that most Americans believe social media has damaged our… Continue Reading

Is a Coronavirus Vaccine Coming?

Scientists have made a coronavirus injection.
One of the world’s biggest medical companies says it has a coronavirus injection. Scientists… Continue Reading

A History of Controversial US Elections

There have been several presidential elections in the past that needed more than a simple vote to decide.
Presidential elections usually go smoothly once the votes are in, but sometimes they don’t.… Continue Reading

Does Voter Turnout Matter?

Why do so many voters refuse to vote?
The number of registered voters who actually cast votes in elections is called voter… Continue Reading

What Are Blue, Red, and Swing States?

Some states almost always support one party – but some aren’t so easy to predict.
Around election time, states are usually called "blue" or "red." Blue stands for the… Continue Reading

Theodore Roosevelt: The Rough Rider

Roosevelt became a national hero after his service in the Spanish-American War.
Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States – but that… Continue Reading

Black Friday: So Much More Than Just Shopping Madness!

There’s more to Black Friday than you probably expect.
For years, Black Friday has been the informal name for the Friday following Thanksgiving.… Continue Reading

Poems for Thanksgiving

A sample of Thanksgiving verse.
One of the overlooked aspects of Thanksgiving is that the holiday has produced some… Continue Reading

Gratitude: The Secret to Happiness

Gratitude can be the ultimate stress reliever – but you have to share it.
One of the biggest tragedies in American society isn’t just the lack of gratitude… Continue Reading

Gratitude Is Good for You – So Don’t Forget to Be Thankful

Gratitude is a great way to boost mental and physical health – so go ahead, be thankful!
Gratitude just doesn’t get as much attention as it used to. How do we… Continue Reading

Solving Election Dilemmas

A lot of things can go wrong during an election – but how do we fix them?
Even though Election Day 2020 has come and gone, there are still many questions… Continue Reading

The Cabinet: Advisers to the President

The various departments of the executive branch help run the country, and their heads report directly to the president.
As the head of the executive branch, the president must enforce legislation and, in… Continue Reading

Foreign Policy Throughout History

President Trump had a unique way of dealing with other nations – but how did his predecessors handle it?
While foreign policy wasn’t a big campaign issue in the 2020 U.S. presidential election,… Continue Reading

What is Social Media Doing to Our Society?

Can we cure the hate or is it already too late?
A Pew Research poll shows that most Americans believe social media has damaged our… Continue Reading

American Elections: A History of Controversy

The 2020 election isn’t going very smoothly – but that’s nothing new.
Usually, presidential elections go smoothly, with a winner being declared immediately after Election Day.… Continue Reading

Theodore Roosevelt: The Progressive Republican

Theodore Roosevelt was a Republican, but he was more progressive than most.
Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt (1858 -1919) became the 26th president of the United States quite… Continue Reading

What is Black Friday? It’s More Than Shopping Madness

Is Black Friday more than fights at an electronics store over 10% off toasters?
What do you call the day after Thanksgiving? For households that may have eaten… Continue Reading

A Literary Thanksgiving

A collection of poems for Thanksgiving.
One of the overlooked aspects of Thanksgiving is that the holiday has produced some… Continue Reading

The Great Gift of Gratitude

Gratefulness breeds happiness, but the trick is expressing it.
Imagine that you have just finished wrapping a present for a loved one. The… Continue Reading

Gratitude: Forgotten but Good for You

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to assess your gratitude attitude.
Gratitude suffers from a severe lack of exposure. Since the 19th century, the attitude… Continue Reading

Election Decisions and Dilemmas

Many things can go wrong in elections, and not everything is fixed quickly.
In the wake of the contested 2020 election, many questions have been asked about… Continue Reading

The President’s Cabinet and What It Does

While the president is the chief executive, members of Cabinet run much of the day to day administration.
As the head of the executive branch, the president must enforce legislation and, in… Continue Reading

The Foreign Policy Doctrines from US History

With the Trump Doctrine coming to an end, what other doctrines were there?
While foreign policy did not dominate the 2020 U.S. presidential election, President Donald Trump… Continue Reading

Is Social Media Destroying American Politics?

Can we dial back the online hate – or have we passed the point of no return?
A Pew Research poll reveals that most Americans believe social media has a damaging… Continue Reading

America Needs Blockchain Elections

Election integrity is vital to avoid future chaos.
The chaos and irregularities of the 2020 election prove that there is something seriously… Continue Reading