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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Profiles of Great Americans: Hiram Revels

25 Aug
American history is a menagerie of episodes both patriotic and less-than-desirable. Our history is a saga of both slavery and freedom, justice and oppression. It is a story of Jim Crows and Martin Luther Kings. All in all, while American...
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“A little rebellion, now and then,”

6 Oct
It is easy to think that the United States, after having gained independence, had no problems and was rather a new fledgeling country on the brink of prosperity, power and ultimate North American hegemony. It is certainly true that the...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Benjamin Rush

5 Oct
“Without religion, I believe that learning does real mischief to the morals and principles of mankind.” So said a man who knew what learning was all about: Benjamin Rush. Rush was a thinker of the American Enlightenment, a ground-breaking doctor...
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“Spectacles of Turbulence and Contention”

26 Jul
You’ve surely heard someone say something to the effect of “It’s a free country. I can do whatever I want.” True, the United States is a free country, false, you can’t do whatever you want. People have said that America...
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America’s Founding Fathers Talk About the Bible

13 May
“I have examined all religions, and the result is that the Bible is the best book in the world.” -John Adams, Second President “For nearly half a century have I anxiously and critically studied that invaluable treasure [the Bible]; and...
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