“Right to Instruct is COMMON American Experience” #mpsanet

Last year, I presented a paper at the Midwest Political Science Association regarding the “Right to Instruct” as an informal and formal American institution during the antebellum era. Informally, republican core values governed the hearts of the salient Founders. Formally, we witness “how” the Founders formally institutionalized republicanism during the antebellum era (paper here). There are…

What Scientific Tools Would You Use To Solve These PROOFS?

I contend that Americans subscribe to multiple core values as participants in the American culture. My method for discovering an individual’s commitment to an ideology is based on two proofs. I must show that (1) republican, liberal, and authoritarian value systems do allow the practices of said core values to ebb and flow in American…

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Using R in Nonparametric Statistical Analysis, The Kruskal-Wallis Test Part Three: Post Hoc Pairwise Multiple Comparison Analysis of Ranked Means

Originally posted on Using Open Source Technology in Higher Education:
Using the Kruskal-Wallis Test, Part Three:  Post Hoc Pairwise Multiple Comparison Analysis of Ranked Means A tutorial by Douglas M. Wiig In previous tutorials I discussed an example of entering data into a data frame and performing a nonparametric Kruskal-Wallis test to determine if there…

# Z: Right to Instruct [Volk]

NOTES: Kyle G. Volk. The Perils of “Pure Democracy”: Minority Rights, Liquor Politics, and Popular Sovereignty in Antebellum America. Journal of the Early Republic, Vol. 29, No. 4 (Winter, 2009), pp. 641-679 Quotes: “With local option, reformers and supportive legislators implicitly weighed in on two broad and interrelated questions that had been confronting the Anglo–American…

# B: Right to Instruct [Halberstam]

NOTES: Halberstam, Daniel. Of Power and Responsibility: The Political Morality of Federal Systems. Virginia Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 3 (May, 2004), pp. 731-834. Quotes: “Should all else fail, the federal government may, with the consent of the Bundesrat, “take the necessary measures to hold the Land to the fulfillment of its duties by way…

I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE REPUBLIC!

In case you are wondering why I firmly believe that Americans have a “Right to Instruct” national representatives in order to influence American politics on “republican” grounds. PATRIOT ACT in a REPUBLIC: Conference Presentation #citcon15  NOT A LONG READ: CONFERENCE PAPER: Center for the Study of Citizenship ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY: # Z: Right to Instruct [Volk]…