An Introduction to Political Science and American Government

Edited by Matthew A. McIntosh / 02.14.2018 Historian Brewminate Editor-in-Chief 1 – Forms of Government Forms of government are categorized by the power source and power structure of any given state. 1.1 – Government and Its Forms Countries of the World, by Type of Government in 2011: This map shows all the countries of the word,[…]

The Constitution and the Founding of the United States of America

Edited by Matthew A. McIntosh / 02.17.2018 Historian Breminate Editor-in-Chief 1 – The First American Government 1.1 – Government in the English Colonies The way the British government was run in the colonies inspired what the Americans would write in their Constitution. Parliament: Lionel Nathan de Rothschild (1808–1879) being introduced in the House of Commons,[…]

Percy Jackson, The Hunger Games, and Why Your Kids Need to Know Classical Culture

A family visiting the Getty Villa explores ancient art, history, and mythology through frescoes from the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum. The influence of classical mythology lives on in our culture. Here are some tips for exploring this subject with kids. By Erin Branham / 10.07.2012 Education Specialist for Family Programs Getty Villa Teaching kids[…]

Blending of Christian and Pagan Art in the Late Antique Santa Maria Antiqua Sarcophagus

Santa Maria Antiqua Sarcophagus (Sarcophagus with philosopher, orant, and Old and New Testament scenes), c. 270 C.E., marble, 23 1/4 x 86 inches (Santa Maria Antiqua, Rome). Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris By Dr. Allen Farber / 08.08.2015 Professor of Art History State University of New York College at Oneonta Santa Maria[…]