Epic American Battles: Ticonderoga, 1775

9 Mar
It is often a habit for Americans to place our Revolutionary triumphs on a pedestal while ignoring or belittling our stinging defeats in the War for Independence. While we can hardly claim that our side was as victorious as we...
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The Multigenerational Leadership of John Witherspoon

20 Oct
As we excitedly explore the pages of American history we meet a vast variety of characters. Some are “good guys”, a few are “bad guys” and others are simply “Americans”. We can learn much from these characters and their stories....
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Epic American Battles: King’s Mountain

3 Oct
The American Revolution was filled with campaigns and battles which the American colonists lost to the British but the great triumphs that the patriots did win were great indeed. They were the decisive battles: Trenton, Saratoga and Yorktown, etc. Another...
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Liberty For All?

2 Sep
“…that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Those words, written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776 would change the world in dramatic ways. The American Founding...
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America’s Founding Fathers on the Defense of Liberty

15 Jul
“I ask, Sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.” -George Mason “Those who hammer their guns into plowshares will plow for those who...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Nathaniel Macon

29 Apr
Nathaniel Macon
Our nation has “progressed” quite far from the original intent of the founding fathers. The original American political system was not built on money or “campaigning”. Rather, ideally, it was a system in which the people found a man of...
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A Tale of Two Revolutions

2 Apr
The Declaration of Independence is presented to the Continental Congress, 1776
In 1776, American colonists declared independence from Great Britain. Under twenty years later, the French deposed their king and guillotined him and his wife. The American and French Revolutions were close chronologically but radically different in nature. While the American...
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George Washington: Thrice Upheld

12 Nov
George Washington was one of the most pivotal figures in the story of American Independence. His contribution to the foundation of the United States was tremendous. He led the Continental Army during the Revolution, served as the first President and...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Thomas Jefferson

6 Nov
The central phenomenon of the Revolution and the founding of our nation was the Declaration of Independence. This document was truly America’s founding document and it set the stage for the foundation of a government of the people, for the...
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