Who are The Sons of History?

Dustin Bass and Alan Wakim—The Sons of History—bring the past to life by emulating historical figures who influenced the history of America and the world. Every episode and article produced by The Sons of History is based on historical records.

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The Sons of History Podcast

With every passing day, history is made, but it is often made with precedents. Our podcast takes a fun, yet insightfully historical perspective on why things happen in America and the world today. Join the Revolution and subscribe to our podcast today.

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“I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know of no way of judging of the future but by the past.”

- Patrick Henry, speaking to the Virginia Convention, March 23, 1775

Our Purpose

History makes us who we are—as a society and as individuals. Without knowing our history—the good, the bad, and the ugly—and understanding it, we relegate ourselves to building a future without a foundation.

Our show, The Sons of History, has the sole purpose of bringing history to life. It is no secret that the current American education system—secondary and post-secondary—is failing our youth and has been for decades.


Every passing year the educational proficiency statistics worsen, with history taking the hardest hit. Only 12% of high school students in the US are proficient in US History. The greatest country in history is not having its history told.

Through our show, articles, and live presentations, The Sons of History, will be telling the true, accurate, and in-depth history of America and the rest of the world.

Education Statistics on US History

It is no secret that the public education system continues to falter year after year. But how is it that the country that prides itself so much on its intellectual history continues to fail each new generation of students?
Percentage of high school students who can recite one of the rights in the 1st Amendment
Percentage of high school students who can name the three branches of government
Percentage of high school students who are proficient in American History
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