Continental Congress

Type: Organization
Name: Continental Congress
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

What the NRA does not want you to know

(1) The Military Act of 1757 defined a well "regulated militia": All 18-45 year old males who were not already a member of the regular English forces and who are declared by authority are subject to call to military service. The Act called for penalties ... [Published Macon County News - 12 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Who's That Named For? The John Hanson Highway

Washington is full of buildings, roads, bridges, and other structures named for obscure historical figures. “Who’s That Named For” is an occasional series dedicated to deciphering as many of our area’s lesser-known memorials as possible. Got a name you ... [Published Washingtonian.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Suffolk Resolves open house Sept. 7

MILTON – The public has the opportunity to tour a 240-year-old house the first week of September.The annual open house for the Suffolk Resolves House at the Milton Historical Society is from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 at 1370 Canton Ave. in Milton.The ... [Published Patriot Ledger - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

DAR holds 123rd Continental Congress in Washington, D.C.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held its 123rd Continental Congress in Washington, D.C. Arkansas DAR has a bus with 39 traveling. From Stuttgart and Arkansas Post Chapter were Jean Pollard, chapter regent, and Jerrie Townsend, ... [Published Stuttgart Daily Leader - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

DAR leaders attend D.C. conference

The nation’s capital welcomed more than 3,500 members of one of its foremost service organizations in June with the arrival of the Daughters of the American Revolution for their 123rd annual Continental Congress.Attending was Chapter Regent Marjorie N. ... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

The rights of the many over the will of one

In the Rotunda of the United States Capitol hangs a painting depicting General George Washington resigning his commission as Commander in Chief to the Continental Congress in 1783, one of the greatest acts of statesmanship in our history.Washington’s ... [Published Daily American - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: What is moral leadership?

Editor, Gazette-Journal:We have been blessed with former presidents who lived their belief in God and the morals learned from Him, and courageously applied them in their actions as president of the United States. One of these was James Madison.During ... [Published Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Secrecy talk next week in Chatham

Roger Denk will be in town to talk about the evolution of secrecy in the U.S., from the Continental Congress through the Cold War Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Eldredge Public Library at 7 p.m.He will speak about some infamous spies since World War II, including ... [Published Wicked Local Chatham - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Vote for Dave Wilson

The recent Fourth of July celebrations were an excellent opportunity to reflect on our great country and the leaders of the Continental Congress that declared independence from a government that no longer allowed proper representation or consent of the ... [Published Moscow-Pullman Daily News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Senate Resolution Marks Day to Honor Whistleblowers

as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day has passed the Senate.The resolution was sponsored by Senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Wyden, who will be the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus when it begins next year.The resolution ... [Published Noodls - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Saturday, August 2

Today is , the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1637 - Dutch expel Portuguese from Gold Coast in Africa.1776 - Members of the Continental Congress begin adding their signatures to the U.S. Declaration ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

7/26/2014: Leisure: this day in history

● 1775: A postal system was established by the 2nd Continental Congress of the United States. The first Postmaster General was Benjamin Franklin. ● 1803: The Surrey Iron Railway, arguably the world’s first public railway, opened in south London,... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 26 2014]

Quotes

(3) Constitutional Amendment 2, 1791: "a well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bare arms shall not be infringed" . The right to bare arms was "mandatory conscription" for all white males ages 18 to 45. Arms consisted of a flint lock musket, only...
"Life is a kind of chess," Franklin once wrote, "in which we often have Points to gain, & Competitors or Adversaries to contend with … The game is so full of events … that one is encouraged to continue the contest to the last, in hopes of Victory from our own skill."
...William Candler chapter. "The exceptionally large turnout at the Tea attests to her statewide popularity."
"We do expect to have a resolution concerning an invocation at the beginning of our meetings" he said last week. He's heard many times that people are tired of a moment of silence

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What President Took the Longest Vacation? (And ... [Published History News Network - Aug 11 2014]
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How The Federal Government Forgot Who Was Boss [Published Politisite - Aug 07 2014]
In the Declaration of Independence our forefathers clearly established what the role of the federal government was supposed to be. A government for the people, by the people, and of the people was to serve the public. As opposed to a non-representative ...
History for July 26 [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 26 2014]
History for July 26 - On-This-Day.com : Birth anniversary of playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) and filmmakers Blake Edwards (1922-2011) and Stanley Kubrick (1928-99). Birth anniversary of  Brave New World  author Aldous Huxley (1894-1963). ...
Liveblogging the American Revolution: July 12, ... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 12 2014]
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