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FATHER: Josiah Bartlett


Josiah Bartlett (November 21, 1729 – May 19, 1795), was an American physician and statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire, and signatory of the Declaration of Independence. He was later Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature and [MORE]

FATHER: Samuel Chase


Samuel Chase (April 17, 1741 – June 19, 1811), was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and earlier was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland. Early in life, Chase was a "firebrand" states-righter and revol[MORE]

FATHER: Stephen Hopkins


Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 – July 13, 1785) was an American political leader from Rhode Island who signed the Declaration of Independence. He served as the Chief Justice and Royal Governor of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations and was a Delegate to [MORE]

FATHER: Samuel Huntington


Samuel Huntington (July 16, 1731 [O.S. July 5, 1731] – January 5, 1796) was a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution from Connecticut. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, he signed the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He als[MORE]

FATHER: Thomas McKean


omas McKean (March 19, 1734 – June 24, 1817) was a lawyer and politician from New Castle, Delaware, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the American Revolution, he was a delegate to the Continental Congress, where he signed the Declaration of Independence and served as a Presi[MORE]

FATHER: George Read


George Read (September 18, 1733 – September 21, 1798) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman from Delaware, a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Conventi[MORE]

FATHER: Matthew Thornton


Matthew Thornton (1714 – June 24, 1803), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire. He was born in Ireland: his family immigrated to America when he was three years old, settling first at Wiscasset, Maine, and removing s[MORE]

FATHER: James Wilson


James Wilson (September 14, 1742 – August 21, 1798), was a Scottish lawyer, most notable as a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. He was twice elected to the Continental Congress, a major force in the drafting of the United States Constitution, a leading lega[MORE]

FATHER: John Jay


Was an American politician, statesman, revolutionary, diplomat, a Founding Father of the United States, President of the Continental Congress from 1778 to 1779 and, from 1789 to 1795, the first Chief Justice of the United States. During and after the American Revolution, he was a[MORE]

ARTICLE: Thomas Jefferson - Author of the Declaration of Independence


When we think of Thomas Jefferson we remember him as one of Founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence. In addition to the weight of the responsibility in being the principal author of such a great document, he also went on to do so much more for us all. His leadership [MORE]

ARTICLE: The Failure of the Founders of The US Constitution


Several years ago I began to feel overwhelmed by all the reports coming from Washington, especially the multitude of deficit spending and I decided to get involved. I began asking myself if the Founders may have overlooked something in the U.S. Constitution which could have preve[MORE]

ARTICLE: I Am America


This text is written from the point of view, that if the land of America could talk, what it may say to the people, telling them of the freedom that can be had in America. Quotes from some of the greatest men that this nation has ever known. The great diversity that is this great[MORE]

ARTICLE: Wise Quotes From our Founding Fathers


Does it seem as though we are relying more and more on past personalities and their comments to give us sage advice instead of developing our own morality and intellect? Who determines what is a wise quote, a funny quote or even any comment that should be immortalized by the ages[MORE]

ARTICLE: Interview with Benjamin Franklin


It was my honor to sit down with Benjamin Franklin to discuss his views on some of the common topics of the day as well as his view of what the "American Dream" is. The following post contains that interview and some interesting facts about Benjamin Franklin.[MORE]

ARTICLE: The United States Constitution - Part 1 - The Preamble


What is the purpose of this Constitution? To form a more perfect Union. This preamble is written to give Everyone notice: We Are Coming Of Age![MORE]

ARTICLE: Democracy or Republic?


Despite clear historical evidence showing that the United States was established as a republic and not a democracy, there is still confusion regarding the difference between these two very different systems of government.Β  Some confusion stems because the word β€œdemocracy” is[MORE]

ARTICLE: "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" - But In Current Textbooks the Context of These Words is Deleted


While I didn't write or compile this mountain of support information, I would ask you offer a humble prayer of thanks for that man or woman who did. Now it my/our privilege to offer free~reprint rights to others who dare to share the truth. Respectifully ,Russ Miles [MORE]

ARTICLE: Continental Association created by the Articles of Association


The Continental Association, often known simply as the “Association“, was a system created by the First Continental Congress on October 20, 1774, for implementing a trade boycott with Great Britain. Congress hoped that by imposing economic sanctions, Great Britain wou[MORE]

ARTICLE: Show Me Any Other Country


AMERICANS, in general, regard socialism as something alien and unrelated to America, and would never consider joining the Socialist party. Yet, they clamor loudly for every piece of socialistic legislation which is offered-so long as it is sugar-coated with an American label or w[MORE]

ARTICLE: Legalized Immorality - Clarence Manion


IT must be remembered that 95 per cent of the peace, order, and welfare existing in human society is always produced by the conscientious practice of man-to-man justice and person-to-person charity. When any part of this important domain of personal virtue is transferred to gover[MORE]

FILE: Age of Reason - Thomas Paine


I put the following work under your protection. It contains my opinions upon Religion. You will do me the justice to remember, that I have always strenuously supported the Right of every Man to his own opinion, however different that opinion might be to m[MORE]

BOOK: The Essential Wisdom of the Founding Fathers


The Essential Wisdom of the Founding Fathers collects more than three hundred inspiring and instructive quotations from the men who were present at our nation's inception. Drawn from their speeches, essays, proclamations, and declarations, the thematically arranged contents refle[MORE]

PEOPLE: William Cushing


William Cushing (March 1, 1732 – September 13, 1810) was an early Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, from its inception to his death. He was the longest-serving of the Court's original members, sitting on the bench for 21 years. Had he accepted George Washing[MORE]

PEOPLE: Hugh White


Hugh Lawson White (October 30, 1773 – April 10, 1840) was a prominent American politician during the first third of the 19th century. He succeeded Andrew Jackson and served in the United States Senate, representing Tennessee, from 1825 until his resignation in 1840, and was a W[MORE]

VIDEO: William Ellery Channing: Discourse on Spiritual Fr


William Ellery Channing: Discourse on Spiritual Freedom 1830 Excerpts read by Charles Bryant I do not often read sermons. But when I came upon this discourse, I was immediately struck by its truth and power. It was given by Dr Channing in 1830, but it applies equally in 201[MORE]


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