Profiles of Great Americans: John Quincy Adams

16 Feb
In honor of President’s Day, I will be highlighting one of my personal favorite Presidents: John Quincy Adams. Arguably, John Quincy Adams was one of the worst Presidents in American history. His administration was a failure and he along with...
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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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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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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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The Other ’76

4 Nov
Arguably, the greatest year in American history was 1776. It was during this year that the seeds of liberty were planted and they would be officially harvested in 1783. The Declaration of Independence was established in 1776 and Washington’s decisive...
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Epic American Battles: Derne

8 Oct
After the United States gained its independence in 1783 it became the new kid on the block and it started getting picked on almost immediately. One of the most formidable dangers the young country faced was the Barbary pirates. The...
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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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