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Ten Facts About George Washington

By |May 9th, 2019|Categories: Historical Writings, Issues and Articles, Library|

From the $1 Bill to the capital of America, George Washington’s name appears more often than probably any other name in American history. Being the most prominent Founding Father, everyone learns how Washington led the Continental Army against the British during the War for Independence and eventually became the first President [...]

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Defending Thomas Jefferson – John Birch Society v. Jefferson

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Historical Writings, Issues and Articles|

The John Birch Society, an advocacy group for a more limited and constitutional government, released a video called concerning Thomas Jefferson called Myth v. Fact, narrated by the Society’s CEO Art Thompson. They argue that Thomas Jefferson was actually an anti-American traitor who tried to take down the American government. As [...]

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The Founders As Christians

By |July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Featured, Historical Writings, Library|

(Note: this is a representative list only, there are many other quotes that could be listed) Samuel Adams Father of the American Revolution, Signer of the Declaration of Independence I . . . recommend my Soul to that Almighty Being who gave it, and my body I commit to the dust, [...]

Samuel F.B. Morse – “What Hath God Wrought!”

By |June 1st, 2018|Categories: Historical Writings, Library|Tags: , |

Samuel Finley Breese (F.B.) Morse (1791-1872) is best remembered for being the inventor of the American telegraph system and the Morse Code alphabet which is still widely used today. It was his development and perfection of an instantaneous method of electronic communication over long distances which contributed to the rapid expansion of [...]

Darwin and Race

By |January 10th, 2018|Categories: Historical Writings|

When Charles Darwin released his famous book, On the Origin of Species, in 1859, a jolt shook the scientific world with seemingly innumerable consequences. One such result was the notable increase of radical propositions justifying racism veiled in the language of science. Darwin hints at his own racist views within the [...]

Four Letters on Government – John and Samuel Adams

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: Historical Writings|

Samuel Adams (1722-1803) and his second cousin, John Adams (1735-1826), were important and longstanding actors in the struggle for American independence. John Adams expounds on this in his diary on February 9, 1772: Is it not a pity that a brace [pair] of so obscure a breed should be the only [...]

Daniel Webster – Vidal v. Girard’s Executors

By |August 21st, 2017|Categories: Historical Writings|

In the last year of his life Daniel Webster (1782-1852) stood before the New York Historical Society and declared: That if we, and our posterity, shall be true to the Christian religion, if we shall respect his commandments, if we, and they, shall maintain just, moral sentiments, and such conscientious convictions [...]

Importance of Morality and Religion in Government

By |June 25th, 2017|Categories: Historical Writings, Library|

John Adams Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Second President of the United States [I]t is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free constitution is pure virtue. (Source: John Adams, The Works of John Adams, Second [...]

Oration – July 4th- 1837

By |January 31st, 2017|Categories: Historical Writings, Library|

John Quincy Adams - 07/04/1837An Oration Delivered Before the Inhabitants of the Town of Newburyport, at their request, on the Sixty-First Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, July 4th, 1837.By John Quincy Adams."Say ye not, A Confederacy, to all them to whom this people shall say A Confederacy; neither fear ye [...]

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