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Auburn: These Are The Times That Try Men's Souls

The Crisis by Thomas Paine
December 23, 1776

“THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the…” 1,075 more words

Thomas Paine on America 

“We have it in our power to begin the world over again.” Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine - Wise Words

At this time, perhaps we should all remember the words of Thomas Paine “My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.”


Every person of learning is finally his own teacher

“Every person of learning is finally his own teacher”

Thomas Paine

The advent of individualistic societies have given rise to self-development and the need to increase one’s decision making capabilities. 386 more words


The Founding Fathers' Religious Beliefs

The religious beliefs of the Founding Fathers may serve as a surprise to some modern Americans. However, it is important to put into context that the Founding Fathers lived in an era that was not filled with the religious fervor that would become commonplace in the 1800s.  411 more words

Early Republic

Lewes? It's A Cracker!!

Around this time of year, you may find that the Sussex town of Lewes will appear on the national news. That’s because it ithe UKs largest Bonfire celebration,  regularly attracting tens of thousands of visitors! 279 more words