Continental Congress

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Name: Continental Congress
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 1 reports

National Day Of Prayer Event Planned For May 1

Thursday, May 1, will mark the nation’s 63rd observance of the National Day of Prayer.The national day of prayer (NDP) dates back to 1775, when the Continental Congress made a proclamation to set aside a day for prayer on behalf of the nation. In 1952, ... [Published The Newtown Bee - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Richards Memorial Library May events

May will be a busy time at Richards Memorial Library, which has several programs planned. Mark your calendars now and call the library at 508-699-0122 to make reservations for these programs.Starting on May 1, Prof. Gary Hylander returns for a three-part ... [Published Wicked Local North Attleborough - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sue Polidura joins North Cemetery walk Saturday

April 22 — To the Editor:This Saturday, April 26, I will be doing a different kind of Neighborhood Walk — this one touring the North Cemetery off Maplewood Avenue with Sue Polidura, a Portsmouth resident who is very knowledgeable about that historic burying ... [Published Portsmouth Herald - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dreaming of red, white and blue

It’s almost that time again...time to fire up the backyard grills and invite all our friends and family over to celebrate the Independence of our great country. Now is the ideal time for doing a little 4th of July decorating. That way, you'll have time ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Motivate Your Army With a Declaration of Independence

It was 239 years ago this past week when the first shots were fired at Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts that is historically recognized as the beginning of the American colonies’ war for independence.Four hundred forty two days later the Second ... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

1862 Morrill Act and the history of agricultural education

“Knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged.” These words, written by the founding fathers during the days of the Continental Congress, were one for the foundations ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Motivate Your Army With a Declaration of Independence

It was 239 years ago this past week when the first shots were fired at Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts that is historically recognized as the beginning of the American colonies’ war for independence. Four hundred forty two days later the ... [Published Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

DAR remembers those who have passed

At their March 15 meeting, Regent of the Lost Pines Chapter NSDAR Sue Lane McCulley called the meeting to order and asked Chaplain Leslie Adams to begin the Memorial Ceremony. The room was full - not only DAR members were in attendance - there were relatives, ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Gandy wins first place in Daughters of the American Revolution competition

Julia Vera Ables Gandy, a Rome native and member of the Fielding Lewis Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Marietta, took first place in the national organization’s art, sculpture and china competition.Gandy’s winning entry is a painted ... [Published RN-T.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Today in women's history: Abigail Adams attacked sexism, "fomented rebellion"

On this day in March in 1776 Abigail Adams demanded the Continental Congress and her husband John Adams consider women's rights in their deliberations. Adams was the second president of the U.S.Adams left behind a large amount of correspondence that revealed ... [Published People's World - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

York County becomes center of political world

HARRISBURG - One of Pennsylvania's 67 counties is making an outsized impact on the state's politics these days, producing a surprising result in a special election for state Senate and boasting several high-profile public officials as well as the leading ... [Published Sun Gazette - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

American Independence : Reluctant Revolutionaries

Reluctant Revolutionaries Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor The Forging of American Independence , 1774-1776 Richard R. Beeman Basic Books , S29.99, 492 pp.In October 1774 , John Dickinson of Pennsylvania composed the final draft of the First ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 27 2014]

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"All cemeteries are in the same boat," said Robert Fells, executive director of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association. "The popular perception is: You dig holes, bury people and what's the big deal? But there's roads to maintain, irrigation, trees. It's more than digging holes and mowing grass. The maintenance never ends. The services a cemetery sells are forever."
Gray said, "I am really pleased to be able to join the Fenwick Island community to pray and speak at their National Day of Prayer observance. Last year I was privileged to join the South Bethany Beach community as they celebrated at their National Day of Prayer event. I am really humbled to be a part of this nationwide effort to pray for our country, its people and its leaders. I hope that everyone has the opportunity to join us or some other group during this historic event."
The 10th Amendment says , "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."   The power to do any of these entitlements is not delegated anywhere in the document as it is written, only as it is interpreted
...Funds from the sale of this land then were used to support existing colleges, or to create new ones, "to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts"

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With the Veterans Administration (VA) about to face hearings on Capitol Hill regarding preventable deaths in their system, the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) released a report exposing the VA ha secretly paid $200 million to settle nearly ...
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