The newest edition of International Merger by Foreign Entanglements has been published....
There is a symbol, older and more famous than the rest. Visiting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one can still see this giant that weighs more than 2,080 pounds. It is, of course, the Liberty Bell. ...
When you hear the words "Star-Spangled Banner," do you think of our national anthem - or the Stars and Stripes, our nation's flag?   Most of us probably think of both, but the Star-Spangled Banner was actually a unique flag, designed for one specific purpose, and used for that purpose only. The enormous banner (measuring 30 feet high and 42 ...
In September 1787, the Philadelphia State House was the focus of every American's attention. Fifty-five men had assembled there in May to decide on a form of government for the new nation. They met in the same room of the same building where patriots of a similar vision had gathered in the summer of 1776 to decide whether the 13 colonies should sub...
In 1781, the long war between ragged patriots and polished Englishmen came to an end. The once cocky Redcoats had been defeated. Their flag no longer flew over American soil, and their officers and soldiers had been forced to retreat. The would-be conquerors had lost not only the war, but their arrogance. Sulking, they packed up and returned to the...
When it came to washing behind his ears, wiping his feet, and bringing garter snakes into the house, George Washington was a little different from other boys. He received his share of beatings from his mother; woodshed sessions with his father, and scolding and correction from both. Together, August and Mary Washington prepared their tall, muscular...
At the beginning of the War for Independence, Great Britain seemed assured of victory. It had more soldiers, guns, ammunition, money, and ships than most nations in the world at the time. The Americans, on the other hand, had one major strength: leaders with a will to win and the intelligence to find ways to do it. ...
Since the American Revolution, those who led it have been honored as heroes worldwide. Why do you think so many persons in so many countries other than our own, share our admiration for George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John Hancock, and the other Founders?...

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