Patriot Lessons: American History and Civics

Patriot Lessons: American History and Civics

www.patriotweek.org/podcast
Learn about American history and the Constitution; our founding First Principles; founding fathers and other great patriots; key documents and speeches; and flags and other symbols. Nonpartisan podcast of Patriot Week hosted by Judge Michael Warren.


The Social Compact - Key to a Just Government
Aug 2 • 55 min
Why do we have government? Learn about Force Theory, Family Theory, Divine Right, Marxism, Jordan B. Peterson’s theory, Divine Rule and Anarchy. Learn why the Founders believed that the consent of the governed and the Social Compact was the key to a just…
The Pursuit of Happiness - An Unalienable Right
Jul 19 • 69 min
What is the pursuit of happiness? How did the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, and the Founders establish the first nation to recognize the pursuit of happiness as an unalienable right? Explore the oppressive societies of apartheid, caste…
July 4th, 1776 & the Declaration of Independence
Jul 3 • 28 min
Why do we celebrate July 4 as Independence Day when we really became a new nation on July 2, 1776? Besides Thomas Jefferson, who drafted the Declaration of Independence? What role did Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Richard Henry Lee play? What does…
Liberty! An Unalienable Right
Jun 21 • 59 min
What is liberty? Why is it so rare in history? Learn how liberty is key to understanding America, the Constitution, and American History. Explore Greece, Rome, fascist Italy, the Khmer Rouge, and ISIS/Islamic State. Learn the development of liberty in…
Riots, Protests, and Mobs! An American tradition.
Jun 7 • 70 min
The Boston Tea Party, New York Draft Riots, Bloody Sunday, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination Riots, Rodney King, and more have played an indispensable role in shaping American History. Discover the fascinating background and effects - for good and…
Memorial Day
May 24 • 44 min
Why do celebrate Memorial Day? What are its origins? How can we give it meaning? What did Pericles, Lincoln, Reagan, Douglass, and others say? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Unalienable Right to Life
May 17 • 39 min
Learn about how the unalienable right to life has been violated in most of human history, and how America took a different path in 1776. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Unalienable Rights
May 3 • 40 min
Do we have rights? Where do they come from? Can we give them away? Learn about the Declaration of Independence’s embrace of unalienable rights and what that means for all of us. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
COVID-19 Addendum: Michigan - Center of the Storm
Apr 19 • 73 min
An addendum to Episode 10 - Can They Really Do That? Just what is MIchigan doing? Is it constituitonal under the federal and State Constitutions? Is it authorized by law? This special episode takes a deep dive into these issues and more. —- This episode…
COVID-19 - Can they really do that?
Apr 5 • 52 min
Do the federal and State governments really have the constitutional power to enact what they have been doing in reaction to the pandemic? And just what exactly have they been doing? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Equality
Mar 29 • 53 min
“All men are created equal” was a revolutionary concept in 1776. The Founders tore down or rejected the systems based on inequality l, such as the divine right of kings, the Ancient Regime, serfdom, castes, Nazis, and communism. Instead, they embraced the…
Self-Evident Truths
Mar 15 • 43 min
What is truth? Did the Founders really believe in it? Explore Truth from Genesis to Multiculturalism, Plato and Protagoras, Adams and Relativists, Christ and Pilate. And what makes some truths self-evident? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Nature and Nature’s Law
Mar 1 • 22 min
Continuing our review of the Declaration of Independence, learn about the Founders’ belief in the Creator and Natural Law —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
George Washington
Feb 16 • 22 min
On this Presidents Day special episode learn about George Washington’s remarkable life and contribution to the American Revolution, Constitutional Convention, and Presidency - with highlights of his writings —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
When in the course of human events
Feb 2 • 25 min
Explore the meaning of the “American People,” the necessity of Revolution, time, and other foundations of the Declaration of Independence —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The introductory sentence of the Declaration of Independence - “The Unanimous Declaration … .”
Jan 20 • 21 min
Learn how we really became independent on July 2. How “unanimous” was a sleight of hand. What does “in Congress mean”? Who was the Colossus of Independence? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Declaration of Independence - a full reading of the text - July 4th & Independence Day
Jan 5 • 16 min
Whether you have never read the July 4 Declaration of Independence or need a refresher (and we all need a refresher), listen to the most profound words in the English language that was approved by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. —- This…
Impeachment! History & Today
Dec 21, 2019 • 41 min
Is President Trump’s impeachment supported by the Constitution and history? How does it work? Join us to learn about the historical and constitutional basis of impeachment. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Welcome to our Preview Episode!
Dec 19, 2019 • 9 min
Learn about host Judge Michael Warren and the purpose and format of the show. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Patriot Lessons: American History and Civics (Trailer)
Nov 25, 2019 • 0 min