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Joyce Appleby and the Federalists

Had the Federalists passed on their power to like-minded men in 1800, the course of economic development in the United States would have been guided by government officials attentive to the nation’s major investors.  221 more words

Mount Vernon in the Civil War

In April 1858, John Augustine Washington, George Washington’s great grandnephew, executed a contract to sell Mount Vernon to Miss. Ann Pamela Cunningham, Regent of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. 3,608 more words

What is Presidents' Day 2018 and how will it be celebrated?

Americans are pretty patriotic, and there are plenty of public holidays dedicated to celebrating all things US of A.

Presidents’ Day is one of those holidays, and it’s also known as Washington’s Birthday or Washington and Lincoln Day. 291 more words



This weekend is a time when we think about our Presidents. However, by law there is technically only one President that is honored on President’s Day. 253 more words


America is a Psychopathic Magician's Illusion

America and the world are a psychopathic magician’s illusion; there is no freedom, no money, nothing tangible; you don’t even own the land your house sits on, or your car.   562 more words

George Washington's Hair Reportedly Found Inside College Library Book

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CBS Local — It’s not uncommon to find another person’s notes or letters left behind in a library book. For one New York college, the find was historic after a lock of the nation’s first president was discovered in an 18th-century almanac. 257 more words


Federalist Coalition | A Profile in Virtue

For President’s Day, let’s discuss some of the civic and republican virtues of George Washington 1,570 more words