This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. On this day in 1776, an address had been drafted by committee and was presented to the Continental Congress, check out today's Founding Fathers History to find out what it said.
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Well, the Articles of Confederation was most certainly and positively just that. It was a compact. By definition and description it was a confederation, meaning it was a federation of states or political entities that decided, for some express purposes, they needed to confederate together in order to have a better life and existence here after the Revolutionary War. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – There was a grand ruler, King George III. He had his own legislative body, two of them. He had Parliament, the House of Lords and the House of Commons. They had English common law. They had an English court system, trials by jury. They had magistrates and constables and what have you. In other words, they had everything that a government would need and did need to administer the daily functions of an empire, and they did administer the daily functions of an empire. If you were in violation of the rules or laws of the crown, they could bring you up, have you hanged, have you thrown in the tower, imprisoned or sent to an isolation island, shipped over to Australia or whatever. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Not only are we in the process of cleansing or trying to eradicate any surviving history of the confederacy and of the old South leading up to the War of Northern Aggression in 1861, not only are we trying to cleanse that, we also seem to forget that once upon a time the men that you call patriots were proud subjects of the British Empire. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…