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Friday, February 15th, 2013

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 15 February 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. Find out what father of 10, lawyer, and High Sheriff of Essex County was born in today's Founding Fathers History.….Continue

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Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

This Day In Founders History - 27 August

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On this day in 1776, the Battle of Brooklyn in New York (also called the Battle of Long Island or the Battle of Brooklyn Heights) began, with British forces led by General William Howe and American forces led by General Washington. Fighting would continue for two days before General Washington and his troops would retreat. This was the first major battle during the Revolutionary War after America had declared its independence. Find out what else h….Continue

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"Having served my country from very early life, in all its highest trusts and most difficult emergencies, from the most important of which trusts 1 have lately retired, I cannot otherwise than feel with great sensibility, this proof of the high confidence of this very enlightened and respectable. Assembly.

I regret my appointment from another consideration: a fear, that I shall not be able to discharge the duties of the trust, with advantage to my country.  Being placed, however, here, 1 [would] exert my best faculties, physical and mental, such as they are, at every hazard, to discharge its duties to the satisfaction of this Assembly, and of my country."

James Monroe accepting the Chair at VA Constitutional Convention, 1829

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