Tag Archives: American History
TOPICS: What immediate problems were the Founders facing?; They felt “a more perfect union” would establish justice by honoring debts, removing animosities between citizens, states, and foreign nations, thus putting us on high moral ground individually and publicly.
James Wilson’s boast; Sparta, Athens, and Rome have nothing on the American experience; Citizens need to learn the Divine Science.
America’s First Written Constitution – by Daniel Sheridan Two principles of government are uniquely American. The first principle is the emphasis on local self-government. The second principle, and perhaps the most groundbreaking liberty-promoting concept in human history, is the insistence … Continue reading
First, the power is only granted to the President to grant pardons and reprieves for Federal crimes. “The President shall…have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” A reprieve is … Continue reading
#OTD, January 9, 1745, an American Founding Father, Caleb Strong, delegate to the Constitutional Convention, is born. Caleb Strong also helped draft his state of Massachusetts’ Constitution, served in the State House and Senate, served for two terms as its … Continue reading