by Don Vitale Here’s someone I came across the other day…a fellow who made what I would call singular contributions in the infant days of the Republic.
by Don Vitale I hope you don’t think that my previous post recounting John and Abigail’s letter writing was the last word on the subject. Good Godfrey, friends, we could shoot the breeze from now to eternity on that subject. Yessirree, that post was merely the tip of the proverbial iceberg.
by Don Vitale Did the Man say one thousand one hundred and sixty letters? Look,
by Don Vitale Are you with me on this? Can you possibly believe the odds that two Founding Fathers
by Don Vitale Let’s face it, Americans are clueless when it comes to this country’s founding principles. Take the Monroe Doctrine. Let me tell you, this is a high-octane,Take-No-Prisoners, Private-Property-Trespassers-Beware foreign policy.
by Don Vitale If you’re reading this to better understand early America, you need to repeat after me: “There-Was-No-Media.”
by Don Vitale It was 10 in the morning when George Washington rode his horse through heavy snow to inspect his plantation at Mount Vernon.
by Don Vitale Historians say it’s the most famous duel in American History. I agree….definitely one for the history books.
by Don Vitale As would-be students of America’s Founding, we’re all familiar with the Declaration of Independence, right?
by Don Vitale Of all the stories of our First President, especially those known as myths and fables, the one that says George Washington wore false teeth that were made of wood is at the top of the list.