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UnArchived: Lessons From the Past

The UnArchived: Lessons from the Past video series explains why a given policy or strategy did or did not work. These short videos pair historical research with modern policy analysis to address the choices and challenges facing society today. Based on the work of Hoover fellows and the collections of the Library & Archives.

Many Americans throughout history have favored an isolationist policy for the United States, but withdrawing from the world could have catastrophic consequences, both at home and abroad.

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Although Vladimir Putin seeks to rehabilitate Josef Stalin’s image to legitimize his agenda, we must not forget the terror that Stalin unleashed on Russia.

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England’s Glorious Revolution of 1688 demonstrates why countries that make a credible commitment to protect property rights ultimately prosper.

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The Electoral College encourages presidential campaigns to appeal to moderate voters, not just their most avid supporters.
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Artificially manipulating prices in order to solve political problems only leads to detrimental shortages, job losses, and other economic hardships.

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For deterrence to work, nations must have both the capability to exert force and the clear willingness to use it when needed.
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