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Ranking George Washington

Ranking George Washington (5 = excellent, 1 = poor)

Contribution to the United States Prior to Presidency– How can anyone measure up to George Washington?  He was the Commander-in-Chief of the Revolutionary War Army, delegate to the Continental Congress, and President of the Constitutional Convention.  943 more words

Presidents
  • “Do not conceive that fine Clothes make fine Men, any more than fine feathers make fine Birds.” ~George Washington (1783)
George Washington

1862: "The Final Result In Our Favor Is Not Doubtful"

February 22, 1862

Fellow-Citizens: On this the birthday of the man most identified with the establishment of American independence, and beneath the monument erected to commemorate his heroic virtues and those of his compatriots, we have assembled to usher into existence the Permanent Government of the Confederate States. 958 more words

American Civil War

February 27, 1776

In North Carolina, Patriots defeat loyalists at the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge.

The Royal Governor, Josiah Martin, had been attempting to create a large Loyalist force, made up of local loyalists as well as Scots settlers, and had permission to raise a regiment that would be known as the Royal Highland Emigrants.  1,190 more words

American History

This Week in Political History: February 26-March 4

Find out what happened this week in political history, including many inaugurations. Also, we have more 2016 presidential election flashbacks, including Hillary Clinton dominating Super Tuesday. 192 more words

Hillary Clinton

Earliest US Mint Medal: Reveals Masonic Pig-Pen Ciphers on 1792 GW Indian Peace Medal!

1792 George Washington Indian Peace Medal Located at the Woolaroc Museum

Since having been published with the American Numismatic Society’s prestigious “Colonial Journal”. Many new advancements in the study have been made and these finds taking on a whole new meaning with the study of these exceptionally rare medals. 555 more words