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Thursday, September 11th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 11 September

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On this day in 1789, Alexander Hamilton was appointed the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury by President Washington. Initially Robert Morris had been appointed Secretary of the Treasury, but Morris declined the office and recommended Hamilton for the position. Find out what else happened on This Day in Founders History at mikechurch.com….Continue

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Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 4 March

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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 Inauguration Day, the 11th Amendment and much more on today's Founders History...….Continue

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Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Interview With Kevin Gutzman

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – In other words, Washington did what Washington always did. He pretended like he didn’t want to be there and he didn’t want anything to do with the proceedings and he just happened to be nominated for this grand position. Then, as he always did, he executed his task with historical flair and brilliance. To talk about this and to help flesh it out and why it was a federal convention is my good frien….Continue

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 31 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. Two notable birthdays on this day: Gouvernor Morris (1752) and Robert Morris (1734).….Continue

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

This Day In Founders History - 6 November

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In 1777 on this day, Continental Congress in session, “Resolved, That Colonel James Wilkinson, adjutant general in the northern army, in consideration of his services in that department, and being strongly recommended by General Gates as a gallant officer, and a promising military genius, and having bought the despatches to Congress, giving an account of the surrender of Lieutenant General Burgoyne and his army, on the 17 day of October last, be….Continue

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Monday, October 1st, 2012

This Day In Founders History - 1 October

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This Day in Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation.….Continue

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Was Secession A Constitutional Right? 1868 Book Concluded It Was. "In order to show that the Constitution is not a compact between the States, the position is assumed, that it is not a compact at all. If it be a compact, say they, then the States had a right to secede. But it is not a compact; and hence secession is treason and rebellion. The great fundamental questions, then, on which the whole controversy hinges are, first, Is the Constitution a compact? and, secondly, Is it a compact between the States?"

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