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Remembering John Adams’ Support of the Declaration of Independence

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 4, 2016 at 7:00pm 7/4/2016 at 7:00pm

Thomas Jefferson rightly receives the lionshare of credit for writing the Declaration of Independence, though he wasn’t the only founder who had a hand in its creation.

Following the introduction and debate of Richard Henry Lee’s resolution to dissolve ties with Great Britain, the Second Continental Congress appointed a Committee of Five...

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Ronald Reagan’s Independence Day Radio Address to the Nation (1983)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 4, 2016 at 7:00am 7/4/2016 at 7:00am
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Happy Independence Day to all our readers.

It’s one of those days when we all should remember and celebrate our own “Brexit”.

Enjoy this video President Ronald Reagan’s 1983 Independence Day address to the nation.

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Have a very Happy Independence Day! while you still can

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 4, 2014 at 5:45pm 7/4/2014 at 5:45pm

The Fourth of July is also called Independence Day.

“Independence”—as in “The Declaration of Independence”—meant that we had severed our ties with England and were autonomous, although it took many long years of struggle before we established our own government and its Constitution.

But “independence” also has a more...

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Driving the 4th of July off campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 4, 2014 at 2:40pm 7/4/2014 at 2:40pm
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There is excellent article at See Thru Education by Robert Paquette, Hamilton College Professor of History, who also is a co-founder of The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization.

Previously, we have featured Prof. Paquette’s battles with multicultural dogma on campus,
Western Civilization driven off campus at Hamilton College.

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The original Declaration of Independence may someday be unreadable

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 4, 2014 at 8:30am 7/4/2014 at 8:30am

Via Michael Bechloss on Twitter, here is a draft of the Declaration of Independence:

There was an interesting point made by someone responding to the tweet.  How much longer will it be before students cannot read cursive?

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