This video created by the Mt. Vernon Ladies Association, a private, non-profit organization, at the home of our first President, George Washington, which is owned and maintained in trust for the people of the United States.
The tradition introduced by European Americans of Thanksgiving as a time to focus on God and His blessings dates back well over four centuries in America. Pilgrims declared a three-day feast in December 1621 to thank God and to celebrate
with their Indian friends
“The Founders sensed from the very beginning that they were on a divine mission. Their great disappointment was that it didn’t all come to pass in their day, but they knew that someday it would.”
Biography.com features a wonderful set of biographies of our Founding Fathers, including their early lives and contributions they made during our Revolutionary beginnings. Together these men structured the democratic government of the United States and left a legacy, which shaped the world.
Here you will see the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence and much more! You’ll also find interesting insights into the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the United States Constitution.
History on the Net presents Hancock in depth. “Place your John Hancock on that line.” We have all heard that phrase dozens of times, but you may have asked, who is John Hancock? Hancock was a wealthy merchant, a patriot, a president of the Continental
This online edition has been carefully prepared in a proprietary format. All of the words, definitions and examples have been preserved. Scripture references have been standardized in a modern format, and many abbreviations have been expanded
for ease in understanding.
Learning from the past to improve our nation’s future by trusted historians. For over 60 years, American Heritage has connected our nation’s citizens through exceptional writing by trusted historians. These stories celebrate our country’s values, culture and ingenuity
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