What Is Republicanism?

What Is Republicanism? In America, the founding fathers fought for a republican government, as did Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin. They all argued for a republican system, which would put the people in charge of the government. But how does a republican system differ from a monarchy? John Adams explains in his article, “A Republic… Continue reading What Is Republicanism?

Earthquakes Take Place Along Tectonic Plate Boundaries

Earthquakes Take Place Along Tectonic Plate Boundaries Earthquakes take place along tectonic plate boundaries. There are three types of these boundaries, called convergent, divergent, and spreading. Each of these boundary types causes intense stress, and that stress breaks or slips rock. Because of this, earthquakes are common along these boundaries. The Ring of Fire has… Continue reading Earthquakes Take Place Along Tectonic Plate Boundaries