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Monday, August 18th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 18 & 19 August

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Members Only Access The Founders Pass You are missing out on crucial commentary video, audio and exclusive downloads! See What You Are Missing Take The Tour! OR Join Now Franklin Approves!   This Day In Founders History – 18 & 19 August On August 18, 1735, the newspaper Boston Evening-Post, successor to The Weekly Rehearsal, was first published by Thomas Fleet. The newspaper was in print for 40 years. In 1791 on August 19, Benjamin Banneker, a free African-American ….Continue

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Thursday, July 17th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 17 July

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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. Another birthday on this day in 1744, that of Elbridge Gerry. Gerry assumed the office of vice president under President Madison after George Clinton died in office, and Gerry too died in office less than two years later.….Continue

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Kevin Gutzman - 1787 Constitution Convention, Federalists Lied

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – In the same hall, eleven years later, men are meeting to discuss the new plan of government, the Virginia Plan as it’s known.  Today is the 19th, so we’re almost three weeks into the discussion over James Madison’s Virginia Plan as offered by Edmund Randolph.  It’s around about this time that the New York delegation has about had it with little Jimmy Madison.  They’re not very many days away from just walking out and lea….Continue

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Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Republican Hero Of Trenton And Beyond

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James Monroe the Republican Hero Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Happy belated birthday to James Monroe.  That’s why we started this conversation, because Monroe was one of two continentals that was wounded in the Battle of Trenton.  If you’ve heard Times That Try Men’s Souls or if you’ve read about it, you know that it was Monroe with a Colonel William Washington -- no relation to George -- that was the first to exchange f….Continue

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Madison Is Not The Sacred Oracle Of Nullification

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James Madison Is Not The Sacred Oracle Of Nullification But Guess Who Is? Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Why should it all just come down to whatever James Madison said?  Madison was just one man after all.  It seems that you would find other opinions on this and other writings and other things that could help flesh out what it was those that framed the Constitution, and the framers of that document, and those that implemented it, and then those that had to li….Continue

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Thursday, November 14th, 2013

The Founding Fathers Weren't Gods, And Neither Are Modern Politicians

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – I wish it were a news flash, but it’s not a news flash that the welfare state has replaced the charity state and the little laboratories of philanthropy and democracy that de Tocqueville saw when he came here back in the 1820s and 1830s and wrote a book about it called Democracy in America. I think the experiment was doomed to fail as soon as the first bow was breached. We can wax vainglorious all we want to about the magnanimity….Continue

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Friday, October 11th, 2013

Kevin Gutzman On 14th Amendment, Government Shutdown And More

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Let’s go to the Dude Maker Hotline. Our friend Dr. Professor Kevin Gutzman is on the line. We’re going to talk a little bit about this silliness that the president can actually act unilaterally because the 14th Amendment commands him to do so when it comes to paying the debt of the United States. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…….Continue

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Thursday, June 6th, 2013

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 6 June 2013

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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. Two notable birthdays on this day, that of Nathan Hale (1755) and John Trumbull (1756).….Continue

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Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Interview With Kevin Gutzman On George Washington

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – I mentioned earlier that today is the anniversary of George Washington’s first inauguration in New York City. It was a very festive occasion. According to some that witnessed the event, it was also an event that was met with an awful lot of trepidation and dis-certitude. People didn’t know what was going to become of this new government they created. Here to fill us in a little bit about the greatness is Professor Dr. Kevin G….Continue

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Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 5 March 2013

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This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. Learn about the Boston Massacre, as it was later called, in today's Founders History….….Continue

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Monday, January 14th, 2013

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 14 January 2013

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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 1784, the Continental Congress ratified the Treaty of Paris, ending the Revolutionary War, establishing boundaries, and recognizing America as an independent nation. ….Continue

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Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 12 December 2012

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This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. One notable birthday on this day in history in 1745, that of John Jay. ….Continue

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Thursday, November 29th, 2012

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 29 November 2012

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This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. In 1775 on this day, the Continental Congress established a Committee of Secret Correspondence to provide communication of Patriot efforts to garner foreign support.….Continue

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Thursday, September 27th, 2012

This Day In Founders History - 27 September

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One notable birthday on this day in history in 1722, that of Samuel Adams. Adams had a lead role in the events leading up to the Boston Tea Party and was a delegate for Massachusetts in the Continental Congress, signing the Declaration of Independence. Find out what else happened on This Day in Founders History at mikechurch.com….Continue

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Monday, September 24th, 2012

This Day In Founders History - 24 September

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On this day in 1789, Congress passed the Judiciary Act of 1789, officially titled “An Act to Establish the Judicial Courts of the United States” and President Washington signed it into law. Find out what else happened on This Day in Founders History at mikechurch.com….Continue

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