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  1. Today's Recommended Reading: Before Washington, before Hamilton, before Jefferson, there were the Sons of Liberty. Sometimes circumspect; sometimes argumentative. Sometimes peaceful; sometimes violent. These men were the torchbearers for what became the fight for independence.
  2. Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act of 1765 was the first direct tax imposed on the 13 American colonies by the Parliament of Great Britain. It required the colonists to pay a tax on all printed materials including newspapers, legal documents, magazines, and playing cards. This triggered a wave of res
  3. It's Separation of Church and State Day | October 28th, 2023

    Separation of Church and State Day commemorates the 1963 Supreme Court decision Abington School District v. Schempp , which ruled that school-sponsored Bible reading in public schools is unconstitutional. Like many other Supreme Court rulings before and after it, Abington School D
  4. On this day in history, 249 years ago, September 5, 1774, the First Continental Congress convened at Carpenter’s Hall in Pennsylvania, with fifty-six delegates representing twelve colonies. (Georgia at the time had more Loyalists than Patriots.) Among the more famous delegates we
  5. Did Patrick Henry Say That?

    This is a great read by Seth Coltar and all you need to know about the #JoshHawley , #PatrickHenry , Christian nationalist quote kurfuffle. ACCURATE History matters. Understanding the source and intent behind ideas matters, especially as we see the greatest hits of right wing hate