• What Does It Mean to Be a “Good” Student? | Creators for Change
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    What Does It Mean to Be a “Good” Student? | Creators for Change

    This episode was made possible by the YouTube Creators for Change program. What does it mean when we say someone is a “good student”? I figured for many of us, a “good student” means someone who gets high, if not perfect, grades, is never late to class, and always has a readily sharpened pencil close at hand. We don’t think of strugglers, stragglers, or people with performances that fluctuate. But, confession time. At different points in my own academic career, I’ve been that person. So, how did I go from the kid who almost failed three classes in eighth grade to earning a PhD? Looking back, my struggles with school…

  • Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships | Joanne Davila | TEDxSBU
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    Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships | Joanne Davila | TEDxSBU

    Reviewer: Queenie Lee Intimacy, security, respect, good communication, a sense of being valued. These are some of the things that most people would agree make for healthy relationships. And researchers would agree, too. There is a large body of literature on romantic relationships that has identified the features of healthy relationships, and the list I just provided contains many of them. Researchers also agree on what makes for unhealthy relationships – things like fighting so much that you just can’t work things out; not being able to go to your partner for support when you need it; contempt, criticism, hostility, violence. When these problems happen in relationships, they can cause…

  • Confederate Leaders – The American Civil War
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    Confederate Leaders – The American Civil War

    This, Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was the president of the Confederate States of America. After the Confederacy lost the Civil War, Jefferson Davis was imprisoned for two years. He was indicted on charges of treason, but never tried. This is Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis’ wife and the First Lady of the Confederacy. Alexander Stephens (1812-1883, photo was taken in 1866) was the Vice President of the Confederate States of America. Confederate General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870, painting from 1865) commanded the powerful and successful Army of Northern Virginia. In 1865, he was given command of all southern armies. General Lee. Aas a brilliant tactician, revered by many. His surrender at Appomattox,…

  • Your Natural Rights: Locke, Jefferson, St. Aquinas, Maqasid
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    Your Natural Rights: Locke, Jefferson, St. Aquinas, Maqasid

    think back to that first day you know the day you were born were you born with any rights and why is it that human beings if we are truly born with rights natural rights inalienable rights like life liberty and not to be tortured then why is it for the last 200 thousand plus years we have not had those rights or people have been fighting even today millions upon millions of people you may know even on social media around the world are struggling for those rights let’s explore those questions together stay tuned this is has Imperius timeless wisdom the joy of history author of timeless wisdom…

  • How Many Countries has the United States Recognised – But No Longer Exist?
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    How Many Countries has the United States Recognised – But No Longer Exist?

    It’s now two and a half centuries since the United States declared independence. During that time it’s witnessed the birth of many new countries. However, it has also seen many states disappear. In this video, I’m going to take a look at the countries that United States recognized, but which no longer exist. [MUSIC] Hello. My name is James Ker-Lindsay. Welcome to Independent Thinking. A channel dedicated to international relations, independence and the origins of countries. Tucked away on the State Department website is the Office of the Historian. It’s a fantastic source on the foreign relations of the United States. However, one section in particular grabbed my attention. This…

  • The INSANE Protection Of The President of the United States
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    The INSANE Protection Of The President of the United States

    This episode is brought to you by monday.com. the only team management tool you need! Go to monday.com and use the code “infographics” to start your free trial now with a special template from The Infographics Show! The date is July 2nd, 1881, and President James Garfield is walking through the Baltimore and Potomac train station with his two sons in tow. Accompanying the President of the United States and his sons is Secretary of State James Blaine. The President, the man at the helm of the most powerful nation in the Western hemisphere, has no additional protection. There is not even a police presence as the President, his sons,…

  • News Wrap: Impeachment witness Vindman removed from NSC post
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    News Wrap: Impeachment witness Vindman removed from NSC post

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The government of China is facing heavy criticism from its own people tonight linked to the coronavirus outbreak. A social media storm erupted after the death of a doctor who was punished for his warnings. In all, China has now reported nearly 720 deaths and well over 34,000 cases. Meanwhile, more Americans were flown from China to a military base outside San Antonio today. Another flight arrived at a base near San Diego. Federal officials again urged calm. DR. ROBERT REDFIELD, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: It’s understandable that Americans are concerned. But again,, the immediate risk to the American public is low, and we are…