WHAT IS THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE FOR?

October 20-22, 2017  |  The Antlers Hotel  |  Colorado Springs, CO

"The Soul and the Spirit of America's Laws"

Professor,
 Villanova University

Colleen Sheehan


The aim of this conference is to pursue greater understanding of the claims for individual and political liberty contained in the Declaration. 

If accepted, you will explore the relationship between the Declaration and the U.S. Constitution, and how each should be read in light of the other. Throughout the weekend, you will discuss the Declaration’s origins, the ideas espoused in the document itself, and successive generations’ interpretation of its meaning.

You must be an undergraduate student to apply. Applications are due September 13. 

Mark Hall

Professor,
 George Fox University

"Faith and the Founders of the American Republic"

Thank you to all our partners that made this day possible. They deserve a grand aplause!

Richard Gamble

Professor,
 Hillsdale College

"Unlocking the Declaration"

H. Lee Cheek

Dean,
 East Georgia State College

"The Declaration and Republican Design"

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Lawrence Reed is president of FEE and author of the new book Real Heroes.

"PUBLIC CHOICE ECONOMICS"
Tawni Ferrarini is co-author of the book 

Michael Matheson Miller, "Wealth and Poverty"

Victor Claar, "Economics and the Pursuit of Human Happiness"

 

Beyond the talks we will feature many events that will give you an opportunity to network.

Meet & Greet, Nametags, Swag, Refreshments

Pecha Kucha Customer Presentations (roughly 7 min each)

Key Speaker Critiquing a local Landing Page

Network with other company users to to share best practices, discuss technical questions, network, and ultimately learn & get inspired from each other.

5:30-6:00 PM

6:00-7:00 PM

7:00-7:10 PM

6:00-7:00 PM

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Theme: Liberty & the Declaration of Independence

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The Antlers Hotel
4 S. Cascade Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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TOPICS

Lawrence Reed, "Free Market Economics from Adam Smith to Milton Friedman"

Tawni Ferrarini, "Public Choice Economics"

Michael Matheson Miller, "Wealth and Poverty"

Victor Claar, "Economics and the Pursuit of Human Happiness"


Most of us are familiar with it, few understand it. Yet the Declaration of Independence is a central text of America’s political order. It's the foundational document for understanding ourselves as a people. 


Throughout this undergraduate weekend conference, we will discuss the Declaration’s origins, the ideas espoused in the document itself, and successive generations’ interpretation of its meaning.

Applications are due September 13 and spaces are limited, so apply today! 

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