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FATHER: James Madison
James Madison (March 16, 1751 - June 28, 1836) was an American politician and political philosopher who served as the fourth President of the United States (1809-1817), and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Considered to be the "Father of the Constitution", he was[MORE]
FATHER: Elbridge Gerry
Elbridge Thomas Gerry (pronounced /???ri/; July 17, 1744 – November 23, 1814) was an American statesman and diplomat. As a Democratic-Republican he was selected as the fifth Vice President of the United States of America, serving under James Madison, from March 4, 1813 until his [MORE]
FATHER: John Jay
Was an American politician, statesman, revolutionary, diplomat, a Founding Father of the United States, President of the Continental Congress from 1778 to 1779 and, from 1789 to 1795, the first Chief Justice of the United States. During and after the American Revolution, he was a[MORE]
FATHER: George Mason
George Mason IV (December 11, 1725 – October 7, 1792) was an American Patriot, statesman and a delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Constitutional Convention. Along with James Madison, he is called the "Father of the United States Bill of Rights." For these reasons he is considered[MORE]
FATHER: James Monroe
James Monroe (April 28, 1758 - July 4, 1831) was the fifth President of the United States (1817–1825). Monroe was the last president who was a Founding Father of the United States and the last president from the Virginia dynasty and the Republican Generation. He was of French and[MORE]
ARTICLE: Wise Quotes From our Founding Fathers
Does it seem as though we are relying more and more on past personalities and their comments to give us sage advice instead of developing our own morality and intellect? Who determines what is a wise quote, a funny quote or even any comment that should be immortalized by the ages[MORE]
ARTICLE: Democracy or Republic?
Despite clear historical evidence showing that the United States was established as a republic and not a democracy, there is still confusion regarding the difference between these two very different systems of government.Â Some confusion stems because the word â€śdemocracyâ€ť is[MORE]
ARTICLE: "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" - But In Current Textbooks the Context of These Words is Deleted
While I didn't write or compile this mountain of support information, I would ask you offer a humble prayer of thanks for that man or woman who did. Now it my/our privilege to offer free~reprint rights to others who dare to share the truth. Respectifully ,Russ Miles [MORE]
FILE: The Federalist Papers
The Federalist Papers are a series of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven were published serially in The Independent Journal and The [MORE]
BOOK: The Founding Fathers
A completely newly researched story of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and of the lives of the most prominent framers of the Constitution: Oliver Ellsworth, Benjamin Franklin, Nathaniel Gotham, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, George Mason, Gouverneur Morris, Charles Cot[MORE]
BOOK: The Five Thousand Year Leap: 28 Great Ideas That Changed the World
The Five Thousand Year Leap will take you by the hand as you discover the ideals of the Founding Fathers and their 28 principles for success. The values explored in detail by Dr. Skousen range from the Founder's prerequisite that the Constitution was designed for a moral people, [MORE]
BOOK: Madison's Gift - David O. Stewart
Historian David O. Stewart restores James Madison, sometimes overshadowed by his fellow Founders, to his proper place as the most significant framer of the new nation.[MORE]
VIDEO: James Madison - Mini Biography
Watch a short biography video on James Madison, the fourth President of the United States and the "Father of the Constitution." Learn more about James Madison: bit.ly/165qPcy Watch more videos about James Madison: bit.ly/1bnmAtS Watch the U.S. Presidents play list: www.youtube[MORE]
VIDEO: President James Madison Biography
www.facts-about.org.uk/american-president-james-madison.htm. Watch this video about President James Madison providing interesting, fun facts and info about the life biography of James Madison, the first President of America. Gain a fast overview of his life! Short biography with [MORE]
VIDEO: #04 James Madison
Excerpt from the History Channel's The Presidents series featuring James Madison.[MORE]
VIDEO: A Stafford History Minute: George Mason
George Mason IV (December 11, 1725 -- October 7, 1792) was an American Patriot, statesman and a delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Constitutional Convention. Along with James Madison, he is called the "Father of the United States Bill of Rights." For these reasons he is considere[MORE]
A morsel of genuine history is a thing so rare as to be always valuable.
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
No morn ever dawned more favorable than ours did; and no day was every more clouded than the present! Wisdom, and good examples are necessary at this time to rescue the political machine from the impending storm.
The consciousness of having discharged that duty which we owe to our country is superior to all other considerations.
We are either a United people, or we are not. If the former, let us, in all maters of general concern act as a nation, which have national objects to promote, and a national character to support. If we are not, let us no longer act a farce by pretending to it.
It is an old adage that honesty is the best policy. This applies to public as well as private life, to states as well as individuals.