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“A Republic, if you can keep it.” – Benjamin Franklin

This is attributed to Franklin as his response to the question, “Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy?” asked at the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention in 1787.

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Founding Fathers Followed 9 Simple Steps When They Created America

“Let’s face it: sometimes history seems irrelevant. We’re living in a modern technological wonderland of smart phones, Direct TV on airplanes, and online shopping. Yet what makes history both relevant and intriguing is the humanity behind it: the universal qualities and daily life applications that we can discover in the past. 57 more words


Belchertown, Massachusetts 1787

Francis Drake Needham ∙ Seneca Daniel Needham ∙ Daniel Seneca Needham
By Frances Lucille Needham Holman, January 2000

Years ago the census only listed head of household, Francis d. 439 more words

#FunTechFacts - Did You Know This About The First Alarm Clock?

The First Alarm Clock ‎was invented Levi Hutchins of New Hampshire in the USA in 1787.

What’s particularly interesting about this clock is that he designed it to only ring by 4am. 12 more words


Cover Crush: City of Glory by Beverly Swerling

This week I came across this author and book cover on social media and ever since, I have been drawn to it. The premise & hisory itself is something I am highly interested in and one I hope to read soon. 500 more words

Historcial Fiction

September 17th, 1787

September 17th, 1787.  This was the day the Constitution of the United States of America was adopted and then ratified only a year later.

Since that time, that document and our people have been under pervasive and relentless attack from powers the world over, and those powers have won. 739 more words