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Military Facts and Legends: Legion of the United States

Military Facts and Legends: Legion of the United States

When the 13 American Colonies initially began resisting Britain, they had no organized military. Individual states fielded militias and troops, but a unified military was lacking. 596 more words

Amazing Military Stories

Delegates To An Article V Convention Can’t Be Controlled By State Laws

By Publius Huldah

Our Declaration of Independence (2nd para) sets forth our long forgotten Founding Principles that:

♦ All men are created equal.

♦ Rights come from God. 2,026 more words

Constitution

Social Protest Lit.: Abigail Adams "Ladies in Rebellion"

Taken from “Ladies in Rebellion” drafted by Abigail Adams, the wife of one President of the United States and the mother of another, 1774-1818. This is from a letter to her husband written in 1774, during the Continental Congress. 121 more words

Entry 426: Quickies II

Often I come across stupid things that either aren’t stupid enough to justify a full post, or I can’t think of enough snarky comments to write about them. 800 more words

Star Date 1774, Captains Log

CHURCH IN 90 SECONDS

In the book of Psalms chapter 31 verses 1-3, Gods Word says:

“In Thee, O Lord, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in Thy righteousness. 372 more words

“The Sam Adams of Philadelphia”

So wrote John Adams in reference to Charles Thomson, one of Montgomery County’s most famous residents.  Thomson was a scholar, teacher, and early industrialist, who served as secretary to the Continental Congress, and in that role, signed the Declaration of Independence. 491 more words

Charles Thomson

The real "Father of the Constitution"

Gouverneur Morris is a unique figure in American history – although he wrote the Constitution, until recently he was overlooked by scholars and the American public.  620 more words

American Political Thought