Founding Fathers

Dear Miss Adorable…The John And Abigail Love Story Continues

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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.

 

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The One Thousand Letter Love Story

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Did the Man say one thousand one hundred and sixty letters? Look,

 

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Thomas Jefferson and John Adams Both Died On The Same 4th of July! Coincidence?

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Are you with me on this? Can you possibly believe the odds that two Founding Fathers

 

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Taking The Monroe Doctrine Exam

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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.

 

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Saving Patrick Henry!

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If you’re reading this to better understand early America, you need to repeat after me: “There-Was-No-Media.”

 

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How Washington Died

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It was 10 in the morning when George Washington rode his horse through heavy snow to inspect his plantation at Mount Vernon.

 

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Dueling In America – How Alexander Hamilton Lost His Life!

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Historians say it’s the most famous duel in American History. I agree….definitely one for the history books.

 

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Who Really Was The First To Write Our Declaration of Independence? Answer: It Wasn’t Jefferson!

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As would-be students of America’s Founding, we’re all familiar with the Declaration of Independence, right?

 

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Did He Or Didn’t He? That is, Did George Washington Have Wooden Teeth Or Didn’t He?

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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.

 

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Why Thomas Jefferson Died Broke

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I kid you not, it’s true! Thomas Jefferson– our country’s third President, an American Founding Father, the man who wrote the Declaration of Independence– yes, my friends, he absolutely and unequivocally died broke.

 

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