Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, "Rights of Man" argues that popular political revolution is permissible when a government does not safeguard the natural rights of its citizens. It defends the French Revolution against Edmund Burke's attack in "Reflections on the Revolution in France" (1790), and is considered a classic statement of faith and egalitarianism.
Henry Knox was a friend of George Washington. He helped to fight the Revolutionary War. But Henry was not just a soldier. He became the man that Washington counted on to figure things out. Find out how Henry brought General Washington 59 guns in this exciting, short children's book. Reading Level: 2.9
Common Sense is the timeless classic that inspired the Thirteen Colonies to fight for and declare their independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, this pamphlet boldly challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy to rule over the American colonists.
Alexander Hamilton was the architect of the US Constitution. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States a little more than two centuries ago. Hamilton was one of the public figures, along with George Washington, to craft and enforce the US Constitution, claiming independence from Great Britain.
Hamilton's life is a subject to a lot of debates...
In 1791, The First Bank of the United States was a financial innovation proposed and supported by Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury. Hamilton believed that a national bank was necessary to stabilize and improve the nation's credit, and to improve financial order, clarity, and precedence of the United States government under the newly enacted Constitution.
William (Bill) Morley attended the 1950 Boy Scout National Jamboree, traveling by rail with a group of 13 scouts from the California Central Coast, joining with a contingent from the San Joaquin Valley and the northern Sacramento Valley to travel to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania for the Jamboree and then return by rail, visiting many historic sites both going and returning.
You’ll find 14 tales featuring the Mansion, and its inhabitants over close to 300 years, from the Revolutionary War through the time of Madame Jumel and Aaron Burr, to the present, and even beyond. This anthology features tales of romance, science fiction, mystery, historical fiction and time travel and the just plain supernatural. You’ll never see the Mansion the same way again after reading this
The presidents of the U. S. have served for over 227 years. During that time many things have happened within the office. Do you know: How many presidents were lawyers? What is the most popular first name for presidents? Name all the presidents who have not lived in the White House. How many presidents were wither born or died on July 4th? How many years was there no vice president? RL: 6.1