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Hamil-Burrns: A Twisted Tale

I’ve written before about how John Adams maintained a lifelong hatred of Hamilton, even after Hamilton’s death.  Hamilton also distrusted Adams and had an integral role in ensuring his loss in the… 1,117 more words

Alexander Hamilton

Tuesday Quote

I have decided to run a quote day every week until Christmas. Tuesday is one of those neither here nor there days (too far away from last weekend, not near enough to next weekend), so it makes an ideal quote day. 121 more words

Franklin's Inspiration

“About this time I met with an odd Volume of the Spectator. It was the third. I had never before seen any of them. I bought it, read it over and over, and was much delighted with it. 707 more words

Quote of the Day

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.

Benjamin Franklin
American Diplomat, Inventor, & Writer


Extra Credit Opportunity

As most of you know by now, historian and podcaster Liz Covart will be visiting campus on Monday, November 7 (details here). To encourage you to listen to her podcast in preparation for her visit, and to give you a chance to learn a bit more about media and communications  243 more words

Benjamin Franklin

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

  • Wish not so much to live long as to live well.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1746)
Benjamin Franklin