Teach Americans how citizenship and free government are under attack with the free online course, “American Citizenship and Its Decline.”

Citizenship is essential to free government and requires vigilance and knowledge to maintain. The long practice of citizenship in America is unprecedented and serves as one of the great achievements of our nation.

But in America today, the independent American citizen faces fundamental threats from dangerous movements that seek to transform American society.

That’s why we produced our online course, “American Citizenship and Its Decline.”

Victor Davis Hanson, the Wayne & Marcia Buske Distinguished Fellow in History at Hillsdale College, teaches the course based on his new book The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America. 

In this course, Americans will learn the history of citizenship in the West and the challenges it faces from the deep state, progressive economic policies, illegal immigration, and more. Knowledge of the nature and scope of these challenges is vital for everyone who wishes to defend freedom in America. 

Citizenship DVD Set

Read on for more about how you can reserve a DVD box set of this new course.

You can take a stand for independence while reaching and teaching millions of Americans on behalf of liberty. 

The pursuit of truth and the defense of liberty have been the hallmarks of Hillsdale College since its founding in 1844. 

Because we accept no government funding—not even indirectly in the form of federal or state student grants or loans—we can remain true to our 179-year-old mission: to provide “sound learning” of the kind needed to preserve “the inestimable blessings of civil and religious liberty.”

Our independence from government funding frees us from many corrupting and unconstitutional federal regulations. But it also means that we are entirely dependent on the support of citizens like you, who understand the importance of education to liberty.  

Your support helps provide the very best liberal arts education in the land to nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students who attend Hillsdale College. But it does much more as well.

Your generous gift today will help us:

  • Increase the number of citizens (especially younger Americans) enrolling in Hillsdale’s free online courses such as “American Citizenship and Its Decline.”  

  • Expand the circulation of Imprimis, our digest of liberty, to reach millions more Americans.  

  • Promote our ongoing efforts to found additional classical K-12 charter schools nationwide and to provide, free of charge, our American classical K-12 curriculum (including American civics) to thousands of American educators and homeschoolers.

Your generosity alone allows us to remain America’s leading educational institution, reaching and teaching additional millions of citizens each year—especially younger Americans—about our nation’s great heritage of liberty. 

And your generous support ensures that anyone wishing to learn has access, free of charge, to our online courses—especially “American Citizenship and Its Decline”—and that these courses reach the widest audience possible.

SPECIAL OFFER: As a thank-you for your gift of $100 or more, we’ll send you our new online course, “American Citizenship and Its Decline,” in a handsome DVD box set. This box set is perfect for viewing in your home or studying with a small group. 

YES! I support your efforts to reach and teach millions of Americans on behalf of liberty and how citizenship is crucial to free government. Please accept my tax-deductible gift below. 

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