Continental Congress

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Name: Continental Congress
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Bootleggers, Pirates & Legends

Visitors can visit Francis Marion National Forest where General Francis Marion the “Swamp Fox” is known for creating guerilla warfare. While on your hike and discovering where these legendary soldiers camped, you will spot some of the flesh eating plants. ... [Published SouthEast Education Network - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Aaron Kelley wins 1st place in state essay contest

Aaron Robert Kelley, 2013 Bucktail Area High School Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen, was the first-place state essay winner.The DAR is dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American History and securing America's future through ... [Published Sun Gazette - Apr 14 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 Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Iowa Governor Proclaims Day of Prayer, Fasting, Repentance (Video)

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) signed a proclamation on Tuesday declaring July 14, 2014, a day of prayer, fasting, and repentance.The proclamation signing (video below) was the idea of a Christian organization called Prayer 7-14-14, noted The FAMiLY ... [Published Opposing Views - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Value public education, not voucher schemes: column

I trust that we all know who Thomas Jefferson is. But what most of us don’t know is how he felt about education in relationship to the democracy he help create.In August 1786, he wrote a letter to George Wythe (one of the first seven signers of the Declaration ... [Published Wisconsin Rapids Tribune - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

History of the American library

The Library Company of Philadelphia, founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1731, is usually considered to be the first public library in the United States. Franklin was 25 years of age at the time. Unlike the Boston Public Library founded in 1636, the one in ... [Published Journal Review - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Stone speaks at DAR meeting

Regents pictured from DAR and SAR chapters are, from left, Virginia Houston, Augusta Waters, Nancy White, Bobby Joe Seales, President of Alabama Society, SAR, Nancy Folk, Annette Smith, Anne Batie and Ruby Ward. slideshow The search for a Civil War history ... [Published Anniston Star - Apr 01 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]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

York County becomes center of Pa. 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 Erie Times-News - Mar 23 2014]

Quotes

Dave Richards is the author "Swords in Their Hands: George Washington and the Newburgh Conspiracy,” ( http://www.swordsintheirhands.com/ ). Richards served seven years in the U S Army, primarily in military intelligence. He earned a bachelor’s in Russian language and literature from George Washington University and a master’s in Slavic and East European languages and literatures from Ohio State. He joined the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Calif., where he taught Russian to members of the armed forces. An avid student of American history, Dave writes regularly for historical quarterlies and is a frequent speaker on a range of historical subjects."
Thought for Today: "All history is only one long story to this effect: men have struggled for power over their fellow men in order that they might win the joys of earth at the expense of others, and might shift the burdens of life from their own shoulders upon those of others." -- William Graham Sumner (1840-191
...7-14-14 will be hosting an event at the state capitol on July 14, 2014 in response to 2 Chronicles 7:14, which was addressed to Jewish people, "If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land."
Q: A line in a book I just read goes, "Charles, being late as usual, folded his gibus as he explained to his wife why he missed part of the opera." What is a "gibus"? - K J , Roseburg, Ore

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10 Things You Should Know About Thomas Jefferso... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
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Word Odyssey: Origin of the Almighty “Dollar” [Published Tucson Weekly - Apr 10 2014]
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Banning the American Flag [Published Government Is Not God - Apr 08 2014]
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This Week in History: The Birth of Thomas Jeffe... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 14 2014]
Crafter of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, father of the University of Virginia, and author of the Declaration of Independence: these three acts are how Thomas Jefferson wanted to be remembered. He had them etched on his gravestone ...
Veterans Administration Secretly Settled 1,000 ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 03 2014]
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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CNN's GUT CHECK |for March 27, 2014|5 p.m.- n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle BREAKING … OBAMACARE TOPS 6 MILLION SIGN-UPS … CNN’s Tami Luhby reports : More than 6 million people have signed up for ...
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Special Guests : Rep. Michael McCaul, Peter Goelz, Sen. Robert Menendez, Sen. Bob Corker, Marcee Craighill This is a rush transcript from “Fox News Sunday,” March 16, 2014. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. CHRIS WALLACE, ...
History for March 1 [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 01 2014]
History for March 1 - On-This-Day.com 100th birth anniversaries of sports broadcaster Harry Caray (1914-98) and author Ralph Ellison (1914-94).   Today’s birth anniversaries also include Frédéric Chopin (1810-49), Glen Miller (1904-44), and Deke ...
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