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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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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Null and Void

4 Apr
James Madison, author of the Virginia Resolution of 1798
We have strayed far from the Founding Father’s original intent for our country. This is due, in a substantial part, to the Civil War. Ironically, the Civil War almost united the country. The North fought the South, the USA fought...
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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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Defining Moments: The Montgomery Bus Boycott

24 Feb
Little people can change the world. That’s what makes history so great sometimes: the courageous audacity of unassuming persons can transform nations. In the case of Rosa Parks, a little old lady in Alabama, a movement was born to bring...
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A House Divided…

22 Nov
We all know about the Civil War. It was one of the most important events in American history. Opinions differ as to what caused the war. Many things are to blame. Slavery certainly played a major role in dividing the...
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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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America’s Founding Fathers on Morality in Government

9 Oct
“It is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free constitution is pure virtue.” –John Adams “If “Thou shalt not covet,” and “Thou shalt not steal,” were not...
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“A Well Regulated Militia…”

7 Oct
Today the issue of gun control is a hot topic. Many pro-gun activists cite the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution as a clear indicator of the freedom of the people to bear arms. The Second Amendment reads, “A...
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