This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. In 1806 on this day, Zebulon Pike and his crew of “two lieutenants, one surgeon, one sergeant, two corporals, 16 privates, and one interpreter” embarked on his expedition, the Pike Expedition, to explore and document the southern portion of the Louisiana Territory. ….Continue
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This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. On this day in 1890, the Idaho Territory became the State of Idaho, the 43rd state to join the Union. ….Continue
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Article I, Section 8, granting Congress to regulate commerce with foreign nations and among the several states and with the Indian tribes, why wouldn’t Congress just assert the exact same power and authority that they exert over the states if the Indian tribes decided to put new refineries up because they were on their reservations? Check out today’s transcript for the rest…….Continue
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