Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2017’

  • John Adams

    Thoughts on Government (1776)

    ~ by James Still ~ In 1776, John Adams was asked to share his opinions on government. In response, Adams wrote several letters and a pamphlet entitled, Thoughts on Government. Adams touched on three branches of government and a system of checks and balances. Thoughts …

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  • John Jay

    We Fight For Freedom (1776)

    ~ by James Still ~ Following the American losses in the fall of 1776 and prior to the victory at Trenton, several States issued addresses in an effort to encourage their citizens. Among the addresses given was one to the citizens of New York written …

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It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government. ~ Thomas Paine