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Nov 13 19

You’re Invited: Ashes in the Snow Teacher Workshop – Nov. 25, 2019 (Houston area)

Angela Kamrath
Dear Friends of AHEF,

You and your colleagues are invited to

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation’s
ASHES IN THE SNOW Teacher Workshop
(Houston area)

Date: Monday, November 25, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CST)  
Location: Harris County Department of Education
Ronald Reagan Building
6300 Irvington Blvd.
Houston, TX 77022
Room 100A-C    

This half-day professional development workshop will help you develop a better understanding of the ideology, history, and effects of communism in the 20th century.

As some today question our nation’s moral, political, and economic underpinnings, your knowledge of communism will help you compare/contrast and defend America’s founding heritage of individual rights, free enterprise, and private property. As American Founder James Madison once said, “The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.”  

This workshop will include a curriculum resource for teachers – Communism: Its Ideology, Its History, Its Legacy. It will be followed by a film screening of Ashes in the Snow (the movie adaptation of the bestselling YA novel Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys on the Baltic deportations in WWII) and a Q&A session.

Boxed lunches will be provided.    

Credits: 6 hrs (includes 3 hrs GT credit)  
Cost: $0.00 (free admission)  
Please register to attend.    

REGISTER HERE    

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is a U.S-based non-profit educational organization. The mission of VOC is to educate this generation and future generations about the ideology, history, and legacy of communism. The foundation was established by an Act of Congress to build a memorial in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the more than 100 million victims of communism.

This notice is posted by the American Heritage Education Foundation in partnership with The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.
Mar 4 22

The Principle, Practice, and Morality of a Constitutional Republic in America

Angela Kamrath

Dear Friends of AHEF,

We invite you to check out this new essay and research recently posted on AHEF’s Founding Blog:

The Principle, Practice, and Morality of a Constitutional Republic in America

The American Founders’ creation of a constitutional republic for the United States was a major, revolutionary shift in world history and governance and became one of the most important outcomes of the American Revolution.

Best,
AHEF Team

The Principle, Practice, and Morality of a Constitutional Republic in America

 

Jan 5 22

The Moral Dimension of Rule of Law in the U. S. Constitution

Angela Kamrath

Dear Friends of AHEF,

We invite you to check out this new essay, with new research, recently posted on AHEF’s Founding Blog:

The Moral Dimension of Rule of Law in the U. S. Constitution (Unabridged)

thefounding.net/the-moral-dimension-of-rule-of-law-in-the-u-s-constitution-unabridgehttps://thefounding.net/the-moral-dimension-of-rule-of-law-in-the-u-s-constitution-unabridged/d/

Early Americans created a nation governed by Rule of Law in accordance with the Moral Law traditions (Natural & Biblical Law), as seen in the U. S. Constitution & American law.

A Brief Overview of this essay is also available at:

A Brief Overview: The Moral Dimension of Rule of Law in the U. S. Constitution

 

Nov 29 21

Giving Tuesday is Tuesday, November 30, 2021!

Angela Kamrath

Dear Friends of AHEF,

The American Heritage Education Foundation (AHEF) appreciates your support this week for Giving Tuesday (Tuesday, Nov 30)!

AHEF is non-profit dedicated to the teaching of America’s founding philosophy, principles, documents, and history. We provide patriotic educational resources to K-college teachers, homeschoolers, citizens, and students.

Be a part of our mission and make a difference:  https://americanheritage.org/donate/

#givingtuesday

With much thanks,
AHEF Team

Jun 8 21

AHEF Wins Best Homeschool Resources Awards of 2021!

Angela Kamrath

AHEF is delighted and honored to announce that we have been chosen as a winner for The Best Elementary Homeschool Curriculum & Resources of 2021 and for The Best Middle & High School Homeschool Curriculum & Resources of 2021 from How to Homeschool (HTH) for our K-12 educational resources!

With hundreds of nominations and rigorous criteria to win, we are deeply grateful for this recognition and remain committed to the homeschooling community and to our mission to provide free, patriotic, quality K-12 resources on America’s philosophical, founding heritage.

We wish to thank the homeschooling community for their continued support and encouragement!

Kindly yours,
AHEF Team

May 11 21

The Covenant-Inspired Principle of Federalism in the U. S. Constitution

Angela Kamrath

The Founding Blog:  “The Covenant-Inspired Principle of Federalism in the U. S. Constitution”

With their Federal Constitution, the Founders created a new, modern, uniquely American system never before implemented in history, and it would come to define American federalism as we know it today.

We invite you to check out this article and selected lesson plan on AHEF’s Founding Blog:

The Covenant-Inspired Principle of Federalism in the U. S. Constitution

 

 

Apr 21 21

The Principle of Popular Sovereignty–the People’s Rule–in the U. S. Declaration and Constitution

Angela Kamrath

The Founding Blog:  “The Principle of Popular Sovereignty–the People’s Rule–in the U. S. Declaration and Constitution”

In addition to other influences, this idea of Popular Sovereignty stems, in part, from the Bible.

Check out this article and selected lesson plan on AHEF’s Founding Blog:
https://thefhttps://thefounding.net/principle-popular-sovereignty/ounding.net/the-principles-of-limited-government-and-separation-of-powers-in-the-u-s-constitution/

Apr 21 21

The Principle of Limited Government and Separation of Powers in the U. S. Constitution

Angela Kamrath

The Founding Blog:  “The Principle of Limited Government and Separation of Powers in the U. S. Constitution”

The Founders designed an unprecedented system to restrain man’s evil tendencies in society and government.

Check out this article and selected lesson plan on AHEF’s Founding Blog:
https://thefounding.net/the-principles-of-limited-government-and-separation-of-powers-in-the-u-s-constitution/

 

 

Nov 19 20

The History of Thanksgiving Day in America

Angela Kamrath

Hi Friends of AHEF –

We invite you to check out this essay and teaching activity on The Founding Blog:

The History of Thanksgiving Day in America

Historically, Thanksgiving Day is an invitation and opportunity for Americans to pray for our nation and to give thanks to God for His blessings–including freedom.

The History of Thanksgiving Day in America

Sep 9 20

Civic Knowledge: Americans’ Ignorance of American Principles, History, & Government Can No Longer Be Ignored

Angela Kamrath

Friends of AHEF,

We invite you to check out this recently updated article on The Founding Blog:

Civic Knowledge: Americans’ Ignorance of American Principles, History, & Government Can No Longer Be Ignored

Studies in the last 20 years show that many Americans of all backgrounds do not possess adequate civic knowledge about our nation’s history, founding ideas, and governing institutions.  This widespread deficiency among the general public is a serious problem in a self-governing republic such as ours which relies on an educated citizenry to govern itself.  If these trends continue, America will not be able to endure as it was designed by our Founders.

The American Heritage Education Foundation (AHEF) is working to address this growing national educational problem.  AHEF is dedicated to promoting the teaching and learning of America’s factual, philosophical heritage, emphasizing themes of freedom, unity, progress, and responsibility.  AHEF offers educational resources to help teachers, homeschoolers, schools, and citizens learn and effectively teach about America’s founding documents, principles, and history.

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