To Do Nothing!

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“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men [or women] to do nothing.”

Edmund Burke (12January1729 – 9July1797) was an Irish philosopher and statesman. He served as a member of the British Parliament in the House of Commons of Great Britain with the Whig Party. He was sympathetic to the grievances of the American colonies, and against the French revolution, and persecution of the Catholic Church.

Homeschoolers: draw/color an illustration and explain your observations of this historical event.

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Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, exciting movies, good books, and the great outdoors.

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