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. Continue reading The Man You Won’t Find In Your Early American History Books
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. Continue reading Dear Miss Adorable…The John And Abigail Adams Love Story Continues
Did the Man say one thousand one hundred and sixty letters? Look, Continue reading The One Thousand Letter Love Story
Are you with me on this? Can you possibly believe the odds that two Founding Fathers Continue reading Thomas Jefferson and John Adams Both Died On The Same 4th of July! Coincidence?
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. Continue reading Taking The Monroe Doctrine Exam
If you’re reading this to better understand early America, you need to repeat after me: “There-Was-No-Media.” Continue reading Saving Patrick Henry!
It was 10 in the morning when George Washington rode his horse
through heavy snow to inspect his plantation at Mount Vernon. Continue reading How Washington Died
Historians say it’s the most famous duel in American History.
I agree….definitely one for the history books. Continue reading Dueling In America – How Alexander Hamilton Lost His Life!
As would-be students of America’s Founding, we’re all familiar with the Declaration of Independence, right? Continue reading Who Really Was The First To Write Our Declaration of Independence? Answer: It Wasn’t Jefferson!
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. Continue reading Did He Or Didn’t He? That is, Did George Washington Have Wooden Teeth Or Didn’t He?