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THE MOST FAMOUS DUEL IN US HISTORY

JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 2006BURR AND HAMILTON FACE OFF IN DUEL TO THE DEATHWeehawken, New Jersey (JFK+50) A long time personal and political feud between former Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton* and Vice-President ...
by JFK+50 on Jul 11, 2016

Commander in Heaven

I pity the nation that doesn’t have divine founders. Origin myths help to orient our thoughts about where we belong in the order of things. Given enough time, any national founder will become a god. When a friend recently shared … Continue re...

Read Harder Challenge 2016: Read a 500 Page Book

This video is sponsored by the Book Riot Store! Get 30% off the entire store this week _____________ Josh is back to recommend a few (wildly different) books for the 500 page book task of the 2016 Read Harder Challenge! Check … Continued The p...
by Book Riot on Jan 29, 2016

Hamilton

Religion and politics. It’s difficult to get over the wisdom instilled in your earliest years, and I was one of those who learned that religion and politics always cause potential friction in polite conversation. They are both, however, very import...

Former Federal Reserve Head Ben Bernanke Defends Alexander Hamilton - and He's Right!

Ben Bernanke, the former head of the Federal Reserve Board, has come to the defense of Alexander Hamilton after an atrocious announcement from President Obama's Treasury Secretary that our nation's first Treasury Secretary would be pushed to the side...
by American Creation on Jun 23, 2015

Homeschoolers from the Founding Generation

Are you under the impression that homeschooling is a fairly new educational option? AK Fielding introduces us to three famous people who were homeschooled …in the 1700s!
by Hunter Happenings on May 4, 2015

Hip (-Hop) Hamilton

It seems to me that from time to time one of our Founding Fathers emerges from the pack, to glow just a little brighter in a blaze of adulation. Certainly John Adams had his time a few years back, singled out by David McCullough’s book and the...
by streets of salem on Feb 24, 2015

Burr vs. Hamilton

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by Our Daily Train on Dec 20, 2013

Quote du jour

"The origin of all civil government, justly established, must be a voluntary compact, between the rulers and the ruled." - Alexander Hamilton...
by Proof Positive on Nov 21, 2013

Photo of the Week: One If By Land, Two If By Sea, New York, NY

This week’s photo is of the restaurant One If By Land, Two If By Sea, one of New York City’s most famous allegedly haunted places. Located in the West Village and originally built in 1767 as a carriage house, it was purchased by an aspiri...
by The Occult Section on Aug 25, 2013

ALEXANDER HAMILTON SHOT TO DEATH BY AARON BURR

July 11, 2013 ALEXANDER HAMILTON SHOT IN DUEL WITH AARON BURR 209 YEARS AGO TODAY Weehawken, New Jersey (JFK+50) A long time personal and political feud between former Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton* and Vice-President Aaron Burr** w...
by JFK+50 on Jul 11, 2013

A Thumbnail for the 4th of July — By Juliet Waldron

He wasn’t born here, but in the British West Indies, on the small volcanic island of Nevis, the son of a strong-willed woman and the younger son of a Scottish Duke. He’s been more or less been (except for his … Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Jul 3, 2013

A Thumbnail for the 4th of July — By Juliet Waldron

He wasn’t born here, but in the British West Indies, on the small volcanic island of Nevis, the son of a strong-willed woman and the younger son of a Scottish Duke. He’s been more or less been (except for his … Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Jul 3, 2013

Quote of the Day for Thursday October 25, 2012

Men give me some credit for genius. All the genius I have lies in this: When I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. I explore it in all its bearings. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort which I m...
by collinmccabe on Oct 24, 2012

Book Review: 1776 by David McCullough

Article first published as Book Review: 1776 by David McCullough on Blogcritics. About: 1776 by David McCullough is a non-fiction book about this remarkable year. The book has become a must on the list of every American history buff since it came o...

Writing in Depth – Word Painting by McClanahan

I started this series and realized I hadn’t finished so here’s what I have so far and will add the other parts as I get them done. http://alchemyofscrawl.wordpress.com/2011/07/07/writing-in-depth-word-painting-by-mcclanahan-chapter-1/ htt...
by alchemyofscrawl on Feb 5, 2012

Back to the White House

July 4th is a very meaningful holiday to me. I like to reflect on the history of a country I sincerely believe to be unparalleled in history. I think the Constitution is one of the most elegant pieces of writing ever created, and am inspired by Ayn R...
by Back to A on Jul 4, 2010


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