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Wesley Reynolds

Wesley Reynolds is a former intern with the Mackinac Center’s Operations Department. He was an Education Policy Initiative intern in 2007. In 2010 he received a bachelor's degree in history from Thomas Edison State College and is currently pursuing a master's degree in history from Central Michigan University.

From Wesley Reynolds

War of 1812

As Americans celebrate the 196th anniversary of the most decisive day during the Battle of New Orleans, the causes of war are becoming obscure and bear remembering. … more

Homestead Act of 1862: America's Grandest Privatization Act

Although distinctly a political act of war, Abraham Lincoln's Homestead Act encouraged the American dream of personal responsibility and right to property independent of government for over 100 years. … more