Before 18th Century

The Coup of Napoleon Bonaparte

The Coup of Napoleon Bonaparte

In November 1799, in an event known as the coup of 18 Brumaire, Napoleon was part of a group (the Jacobins and Freemasons) that successfully overthrew the French Directory. The Directory was replaced with a three-member Consulate, and Napoleon became first consul, making him France’s leading political figure. In June ...
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Abbe Augustin Barruel's Publishes his 4-Volume Study, 'Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism'

Abbe Augustin Barruel’s Publishes his 4-Volume Study, ‘Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism’

Abbe Augustin Barruel's publishes his impressive four-volume study, 'Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism', covering the same matter and basically coming to the same conclusions having no knowledge of Robison's book, Proofs of Conspiracy' published just one year earlier. According to a joint deposition signed by Professor Renner and his ...
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George Washington Receives 'Proofs of Conspiracy' Book; Says he Doesn't Believe America's Freemasonry Lodges are Fully Infested with their Doctrine Yet

George Washington Receives ‘Proofs of Conspiracy’ Book; Says he Doesn’t Believe America’s Freemasonry Lodges are Fully Infested with their Doctrine Yet

(Mt. Vernon) - George Washington, shortly before he died, read John Robison's book Proofs of a Conspiracy and immediately expressed his belief to the preacher who had sent it to him, that the designs of the Illuminati were infecting our country. In reply to the reverends letter and gifted book, General Washington ...
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John Adams: "We have no Government armed with Power capable of contending with human Passions unbridled by morality and Religion..."

John Adams: “We have no Government armed with Power capable of contending with human Passions unbridled by morality and Religion…”

Quincy   October 11, 1798 Gentlemen, I have received from Major General Hull and Brigadier General Walker your unanimous Address from Lexington, animated with a martial Spirit and expressed with a military Dignity, becoming your Characters and the memorable Plains, in which it was adopted. While our Country remains untainted ...
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Rev. Jedediah Morse Warns his Congregation about the Illuminati that has already shaken the Ecclesiastical Establishments of Europe to their Foundations

Rev. Jedediah Morse Warns his Congregation about the Illuminati that has already shaken the Ecclesiastical Establishments of Europe to their Foundations

Rev. Jedediah Morse, pastor of the Congregational Church in Charleston, South Carolina preached a sermon at the New North Church in Boston about the Illuminati: "Practically all of the civil and ecclesiastical establishments of Europe have already been shaken to their foundations by this terrible organization (the Jacobins); the French ...
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John Adams Issues a Proclamation for a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer for the Protection & Blessings of the Almighty God for the new Nation

John Adams Issues a Proclamation for a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer for the Protection & Blessings of the Almighty God for the new Nation

A national day of humiliation, fasting, and prayer was issued by President John Adams declaring May 9, 1798 the day of fasting for the nation. The proclamation reads below: AS the safety and prosperity of nations ultimately and essentially depend on the protection and blessing of Almighty God; and the ...
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John Robison publishes a book entitled “Proofs of a Conspiracy' after Being Invited into the Illuminati and Shown Weishaupt's Secret Plans

John Robison publishes a book entitled “Proofs of a Conspiracy’ after Being Invited into the Illuminati and Shown Weishaupt’s Secret Plans

John Robison publishes a book entitled “Proofs of a Conspiracy Against All the Religions and Governments of Europe, Carried on in the Secret Meetings of Free Masons, Illuminati, and Reading Societies” in which he reveals that Adam Weishaupt had attempted to recruit him. He exposes the diabolical aims of the ...
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George Washington's Farewell Address

George Washington’s Farewell Address

George Washington's Farewell Address is a letter written by the first American President, George Washington, to "The People of the United States of America". Washington wrote the letter near the end of his second term as President, before his retirement to his home Mount Vernon. Originally published in Daved Claypole's American Daily Advertiser on September 19, ...
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George Washington Quote: "...There is but One Straight Course, and that is to Seek Truth and Pursue it Steadily." 

George Washington Quote: “…There is but One Straight Course, and that is to Seek Truth and Pursue it Steadily.” 

President George Washington in a letter to Edmund Randolph, July 31, 1795: "I am not disposed to quit the ground I have taken, unless circumstances more imperious than have yet come to my knowledge should compel it; for there is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth ...
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St. Thomas African Episcopal Church is Officially Accepted as the First Black Episcopal Parish in the United States by Former Slave, Absalom Jones

St. Thomas African Episcopal Church is Officially Accepted as the First Black Episcopal Parish in the United States by Former Slave, Absalom Jones

In 1762 at the tender age of sixteen, a slave named Absalom Jones witnessed his mother and six siblings sold away while he was brought by his owner to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from Sussex, Delaware. He was put to work in a shop as a clerk and handyman, but was allowed ...
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William Paley: "Condemnation before investigation is the height of ignorance"

William Paley: “Condemnation before investigation is the height of ignorance”

This is the story of a famous quotation and the environments in which it has adapted and survived. To the 20th and 21st centuries, the story would seem to begin in the year 1939 when the book Alcoholics Anonymous was published. A contributing author of that text used a quotation ...
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President Washington Laid the Cornerstone for the U.S. Capitol Building which was First Used as a Church

President Washington Laid the Cornerstone for the U.S. Capitol Building which was First Used as a Church

Capitol Building Houses a Church Before Congress Before the United States Capitol was used by the Senate or House of Representatives, it was used as a church—or perhaps more accurately as churches. In his plans for America’s new capital, Peter L’Enfant chose Jenkins Hill as the site for the Capitol ...
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Dies, Allegedly Poisoned by the Illuminati for Trying to Expose Them

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Dies, Allegedly Poisoned by the Illuminati for Trying to Expose Them

On 5 December 1784, the freemasons asked the brilliant Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to become a freemason. He joined the lodge Zur Wohltatigkeit (To Charity) on 14 December 1784. He was also a member of another lodge, Zur wahren Eintracht (To True Concord). This was a double lodge. Soon ...
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Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of The Treasury, Brings about the Creation of the Nations First, "Bank of The United States"

Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of The Treasury, Brings about the Creation of the Nations First, “Bank of The United States”

The history of central banking in the United States does not begin with the Federal Reserve. The Bank of the United States received its charter in 1791 from the U.S. Congress and was signed by President Washington. The Bank's charter was designed by Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, modeling ...
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Benjamin Franklin on Jesus Christ: "... the System of Morals and his Religion... is the Best the World Ever Saw, or is Likely to See."

Benjamin Franklin on Jesus Christ: “… the System of Morals and his Religion… is the Best the World Ever Saw, or is Likely to See.”

This was Franklin's final and most famous description his personal faith. He offers a concise "creed" and expresses skepticism about the Divinity Jesus. He died the next month, on April 17, at the age of 85. Stiles was President of Yale College. Letter to Ezra Stiles, President of Yale University, ...
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George Washington Gives Nations 1st State of the Union Address: “A free people ought not only to be armed, but disciplined…”

George Washington Gives Nations 1st State of the Union Address: “A free people ought not only to be armed, but disciplined…”

On January 8, 1790, President George Washington delivered to Congress the first State of the Union address in American history. This address presented defense, foreign policy, economic, education, and immigration related topics to gathered representatives and senators in Federal Hall, New York City. Fellow Citizens of the Senate, and House ...
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Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation: America's First Federal Thanksgiving

Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: America’s First Federal Thanksgiving

On October 3rd, 1789, following a resolution of Congress, President George Washington proclaimed Thursday the 26th of November 1789 a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to “the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or ...
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The Bill of Rights was Created to Protect the Civil Liberties of American Citizens and Prevent the Government from Abusing Power

The Bill of Rights was Created to Protect the Civil Liberties of American Citizens and Prevent the Government from Abusing Power

The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights. Written by James Madison in response to calls from several states for greater constitutional protection for individual liberties, the Bill of Rights lists specific prohibitions on governmental power. The Virginia Declaration of Rights, written by George Mason, strongly influenced Madison. One of ...
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A Congressman from Massachusetts, Fisher Ames, Proposes the Wording of the First Amendment

A Congressman from Massachusetts, Fisher Ames, Proposes the Wording of the First Amendment

He sat next to George Washington in the pew at St. Paul’s Chapel in New York during the religious service following Washington’s presidential inauguration. He helped ratify the U.S. Constitution. His name was Fisher Ames. He was a Congressman from Massachusetts where, on Aug. 20, 1789, he proposed as the ...
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David Pappin, President of Harvard, Issued a Warning to the Graduating Class Concerning the Illuminati’s Influence on American Politics and Religion

David Pappin, President of Harvard, Issued a Warning to the Graduating Class Concerning the Illuminati’s Influence on American Politics and Religion

On July 19, 1789, David Pappin, President of Harvard University, issued a warning to the graduating class, concerning the Illuminati’s influence on American politics and religion ...
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The French Revolution Begins with the Storming of the Bastille: An Illuminati Fomented Revolt to Destroy Morality, Christianity and Liberty in France

The French Revolution Begins with the Storming of the Bastille: An Illuminati Fomented Revolt to Destroy Morality, Christianity and Liberty in France

The popular image of Bastille Day, indeed of the French Revolution itself, is that the liberty-loving French folk in Paris spontaneously rose up against a tyrannical king and his haughty wife, and heroically stormed the symbol of the Old Regime — the prison fortress known as the Bastille — liberating ...
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Dr. Benjamin Rush: "(Satan) never invented a more effectual means of extirpating Christianity... than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools.”

Dr. Benjamin Rush: “(Satan) never invented a more effectual means of extirpating Christianity… than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools.”

Dr. Benjamin Rush to Jeremy Belknap, July 13, 1789: “The great enemy of the salvation of man, in my opinion, never invented a more effectual means of extirpating Christianity from the world than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools.” Dr. Benjamin Rush wrote ...
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James Madison's Speech to the First Congress Proposing Twenty Amendments to the United States Constitution

James Madison’s Speech to the First Congress Proposing Twenty Amendments to the United States Constitution

In this James Madison speech to the First Congress, Madison proposes twenty amendments to the United States Constitution. The Constitution's acceptance by the people of America had not been easy. Many people did not think it adequately protected their rights from infringement by the government. In order to persuade these ...
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James Madison: “The civil rights of none shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established..."

James Madison: “The civil rights of none shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established…”

INITIAL FIRST AMENDMENT PROPOSALS OF JAMES MADISON, JUNE 8, 1789: “The civil rights of none shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established, nor shall the full and equal rights of conscience be in any manner, or on any pretext infringed.” ...
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William Wilberforce gives His Passionate “Abolition Speech” to the House of Commons to Convince them that Slavery Must be Abolished

William Wilberforce gives His Passionate “Abolition Speech” to the House of Commons to Convince them that Slavery Must be Abolished

William Wilberforce was a member of the British Parliament who converted to Christianity and later became an abolitionist. As a Christian, he sought to reform the evils within himself and the world and since one of the glaring moral issues of his day was slavery, he read up on the ...
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Inauguration of President Washington: He Gives a Religious Address and Places Hand on Bible Verse Prophesying America as a Covenant Nation?

Inauguration of President Washington: He Gives a Religious Address and Places Hand on Bible Verse Prophesying America as a Covenant Nation?

David Barton of Wallbuilders gives some details of the inauguration of the first President of the U.S.: Constitutional experts abounded in 1789 at America’s first presidential inauguration. Not only was the inauguree a signer of the Constitution but one fourth of the members of the Congress that organized and directed ...
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The Fourth and Final United American Republic is Founded: The United States of America: We the People

The Fourth and Final United American Republic is Founded: The United States of America: We the People

The United States House of Representatives (HR) and Senate in Congress Assembled were formed by 11 states with the United States Constitution of 1787’s enactment on March 4th, 1789. The republic is currently governed under this United States Constitution and its 27 Amendments. Frederick Muhlenberg served as the first Speaker of ...
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General George Washington Elected as the First President of the United States

General George Washington Elected as the First President of the United States

General George Washington elected as the first President of the United States; first Congress under new Constitution. Jefferson returns to U.S. to become first Secretary of State; Hamilton becomes first Secretary of the Treasury. There were no political parties at the time of the first political election - there were ...
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The US Constitution was Ratified when New Hampshire Became the 9th State to Ratify the Constitution, as Specified in Article 7 of the Constitution

The US Constitution was Ratified when New Hampshire Became the 9th State to Ratify the Constitution, as Specified in Article 7 of the Constitution

It was 11 years after the Declaration of Independence—and four years after American victory in the Revolutionary War—when a small group of delegates convened in Philadelphia to create a new charter for governing the young nation. The result was the longest lasting, most successful, most enviable, and most imitated constitution ...
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James Madison: "There are More Instances of the Abridgment of Freedom... by Gradual & Silent Encroachments of Those in Power than by Violent and Sudden Usurpations."

James Madison: “There are More Instances of the Abridgment of Freedom… by Gradual & Silent Encroachments of Those in Power than by Violent and Sudden Usurpations.”

James Madison (1751-1836) helped frame the Bill of Rights, member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776 and 4th President of the United States: In an address to the Virginia Convention he said: I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of ...
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George Washington: "It (is)... little short of a miracle, that the delegates from so many different states should unite in forming a system of national Government"

George Washington: “It (is)… little short of a miracle, that the delegates from so many different states should unite in forming a system of national Government”

In a letter from Washington to Lafayette on 7 Feb. 1788: “It appears to me, then, little short of a miracle, that the delegates from so many different states (which states you know are also different from each other in their manners, circumstances, and prejudices) should unite in forming a ...
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Washington: "(The U.S.A.) can never be in danger of degenerating into a(n)... oppressive form so long as there shall remain any virtue in the body of the people."

Washington: “(The U.S.A.) can never be in danger of degenerating into a(n)… oppressive form so long as there shall remain any virtue in the body of the people.”

In a letter to Marquis De Lafayette, February 7, 1788, George Washington wrote this: [T]he [federal] government . . . can never be in danger of degenerating into a monarchy, and oligarchy, an aristocracy, or any other despotic or oppressive form so long as there shall remain any virtue in ...
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Signing of the Constitution

Signing of the Constitution

In a warm room in Philadelphia, 39 men signed the document that formed our nation. With each passing year, America continues her record of having the longest on-going constitutional republic in history. “Done…the seventeenth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven.” ...
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The Northwest Ordinance is Passed by Continental Congress

The Northwest Ordinance is Passed by Continental Congress

In 1781, Virginia began by ceding its extensive land claims to Congress, a move that made other states more comfortable in doing the same. In 1784, Thomas Jefferson first proposed a method of incorporating these western territories into the United States. His plan effectively turned the territories into colonies of ...
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Benjamin Franklin's Appeal to Prayer During Constitutional Convention

Benjamin Franklin’s Appeal to Prayer During Constitutional Convention

The Actual Events as historically documented JUNE 28, 1787: [below is the speech by Benjamin Franklin and the reports of other who have been recorded as having spoken. As recorded by James Madison and published for the first time in 1840.] Mr. President, The small progress we have made after ...
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Ben Franklin: "...There are Two Passions Which have a Powerful Influence in the Affairs of Men – the Love of Power and the Love of Money."

Ben Franklin: “…There are Two Passions Which have a Powerful Influence in the Affairs of Men – the Love of Power and the Love of Money.”

Ben Franklin address at the Constitutional Convention titled “Dangers of a Salaried Bureaucracy,” June 2, 1787: "It is with reluctance that I rise to express a disapprobation of any one article of the plan for which we are so much obliged to the honorable gentlemen who laid it before us ...
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The Constitutional Convention Begins in Philadelphia on May 25th and Ends on Sept 17th with the Miracle of the Constitution

The Constitutional Convention Begins in Philadelphia on May 25th and Ends on Sept 17th with the Miracle of the Constitution

The Constitutional Convention takes place in Philadelphia and, by the account of many participants during the process, ends with a miracle of divine providence in the formation of the constitution that provided the American people with a people's government assuring their rights and freedom, with a balance of powers, and ...
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Thomas Jefferson: "I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

Thomas Jefferson: “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

This is actually a translation of a Latin phrase that Thomas Jefferson used: Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem. It has also been translated as, "I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude." Paris Jan. 30. 1787. Dear Sir My last to you was of the 16th ...
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George Washington: "Paper money will... ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and open the door to every species of fraud and injustice"

George Washington: “Paper money will… ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and open the door to every species of fraud and injustice”

But if in the pursuit of the means we should unfortunately stumble again on unfunded paper money or any similar species of fraud, we shall assuredly give a fatal stab to our national credit in its infancy. Paper money will invariably operate in the body of politics as spirit liquors ...
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Jefferson Passed the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom ending the State-Established Church in Virginia and Placing All Religions on Equal Footing

Jefferson Passed the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom ending the State-Established Church in Virginia and Placing All Religions on Equal Footing

Religious Freedom Day is celebrated in America each year on January 16 — the date of the 1786 passage of Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom. That measure ended the state-established church in Virginia and for the first time placed all denominations on the same legal footing. That act ...
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Thomas Jefferson on Farmers: "They are the Most Vigorous, the Most Independent, the Most Virtuous, and they are Tied to their Country and... it's Liberty"

Thomas Jefferson on Farmers: “They are the Most Vigorous, the Most Independent, the Most Virtuous, and they are Tied to their Country and… it’s Liberty”

Thomas Jefferson Letter to John Jay, August 23, 1785: "Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independant, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to it's liberty and interests by the most lasting bands." ...
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The Treaty of Paris of 1783, Negotiated Between the United States and Great Britain, Ended the Revolutionary War and Recognized American Independence

The Treaty of Paris of 1783, Negotiated Between the United States and Great Britain, Ended the Revolutionary War and Recognized American Independence

On 3 September 1783, the Peace of Paris was signed and the American War for Independence officially ended. The following excerpt from John Ferling’s Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence recounts the war’s final moments, when Washington bid farewell to his troops. The war was truly ...
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The Newburgh Conspiracy and George Washington's Powerful Speech to Calm It

The Newburgh Conspiracy and George Washington’s Powerful Speech to Calm It

One of the early threats to the republic came in March 1783, when a group of officers in the Continental Army decided to challenge the authority of the Congress. The incident was caused by the inability of Congress to pay the members of the military. Under the Articles of Confederation, the ...
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Congress approved the Printing of the First English-language Bible in America called “the Bible of the Revolution”

Congress approved the Printing of the First English-language Bible in America called “the Bible of the Revolution”

On Sept. 12, 1782, Congress approved of Robert Aitken’s printing of the Bible. Called “the Bible of the Revolution,” it was the first English-language Bible printed in America and the only Bible ever authorized by an act of Congress: Endorsement of Congress Honble James Duane, Esq. Chairman, and the other ...
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The United States of America: A Perpetual Union was Founded by 13 States with the Enactment of the Articles of Confederation

The United States of America: A Perpetual Union was Founded by 13 States with the Enactment of the Articles of Confederation

The United States in Congress Assembled (USCA), the third united American republic, was formed by 13 States with the Articles of Confederation’s enactment on March 1st, 1781, and expired on March 3rd, 1789, with the implementation of the current U.S. Constitution on March 4th, 1789. The republic was constitutionally governed ...
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Kate Moore Barry, the “Heroine of the Battle of Cowpens", Rides Through the Back Trails of South Carolina to Warn of Approaching British Troops

Kate Moore Barry, the “Heroine of the Battle of Cowpens”, Rides Through the Back Trails of South Carolina to Warn of Approaching British Troops

Catherine “Kate” Moore Barry, the “Heroine of the Battle of Cowpens,” rode through the back trails of South Carolina to warn of approaching British troops and round up militia, including her husband, to join General Daniel Morgan for the Battle of Cowpens, Jan. 17, 1781. Catherine Moore Barry served her ...
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General Benedict Arnold made His Decision to Betray America

General Benedict Arnold made His Decision to Betray America

In July of 1775, General Washington appointed Dr. Benjamin Church as the first surgeon general of the Continental Army. Three months later, Washington discovered Dr. Church had been spying for the British, writing coded messages address to British officer, Major Crane. Washington informed the Continental Congress, Oct. 5, 1775: "I ...
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George Washington's Speech to the Delaware Chiefs: “You do well to wish to learn our arts and ways of life, and above all, the religion of Jesus Christ.”

George Washington’s Speech to the Delaware Chiefs: “You do well to wish to learn our arts and ways of life, and above all, the religion of Jesus Christ.”

The Speech to the Delaware Chiefs was an address given to the Delaware Nation by General George Washington on May 12, 1779, giving them news of the situation regarding the status of the American Revolution then being fought. Claimed to be a deist by modern liberalism, Washington had given numerous ...
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Samuel Adams: "While the People are Virtuous They Cannot be Subdued; but Once They Lose Their Virtue They Will be Ready to Surrender Their Liberties"

Samuel Adams: “While the People are Virtuous They Cannot be Subdued; but Once They Lose Their Virtue They Will be Ready to Surrender Their Liberties”

Samuel Adams, in a letter to James Warren: A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but once they lose their virtue they will be ready ...
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American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain

American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain

France entered the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) in 1778, and assisted in the victory of the Americans seeking independence from Britain (realized in the 1783 Treaty of Paris). The example of the American Revolution was one of the many contributing factors to the French Revolution. Following the American Declaration of ...
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