Tag: president

The Mind of Politics

By Nick Maker   Editor’s Note: Nick has been contributing various articles and poems to Homeschooling Teen since December 2012. Now he finally has a column of his own!   Have you ever wondered what’s going on with our president’s mind? What it takes to be the leader or how someone runs the country? I […]

Crisis of Democracy: The Government Shutdown

By Narrelle October 2013 was dominated by a political crisis in the United States that brought into focus the fierce divisions between our two political parties, the Democrats and the Republicans. On October 1, 2013, after weeks of partisan disagreement, the United States government shut down. The shutdown ended sixteen days later on October 16, […]

A Man of Courage and Vision: Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Narrelle’s Column Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, was a man of courage and conviction. A bold and wise leader, President Roosevelt commanded our great nation during two of the most troubled periods of our history: the Great Depression and World War II. His vision of peace and global unity has […]

How To Become A Lawyer

Have you ever wondered exactly what it takes to become a lawyer? How To Become A Lawyer (http://how-to-become-a-lawyer.com) is a website completely dedicated to just that – educating grade school and college level students on what it takes to achieve a Juris Doctorate degree. In short, individuals looking to become a lawyer will have to get their […]

Rick Santorum & Family

Meet the Presidential Candidate and Homeschool Dad! Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, currently a Republican candidate for President, is a homeschool dad of seven children: 20-year-old Elizabeth Anne (b. 1991), 19-year-old Richard John Jr. (b. 1993), 17-year-old Daniel James (b. 1995), 14-year-old Sarah Maria (b. 1998), 13-year-old Peter Kenneth (b. 1999), 11-year-old Patrick […]