Florida Veterans for Common Sense will honor American Patriot Thomas Paine at our annual Paine birthday celebration dinner and award winner Desmond Meade.
Founding Fathers articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Founding Fathers were political leaders and statesmen who participated in the American Revolution by signing the Declaration of Independence and establishing the Constitution. Also see our articles on revolutionary Thomas Paine.
History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it myself,” then penned the four-volume A History of the English-Speaking Peoples.
Religion is the foundation of our legal, political and electoral system still. Would you choose to download software built with 2,000 year-old logic onto your computer or fly on a plane built according to first century aeronautics?
The revolutionary Patrick Henry who voiced this opinion in 1775 was the biggest slaveholder in the New World. He wanted freedom and liberty for himself but not for the slaves who made him his fortune.
Tourists in Philadelphia for the holidays will be able to see the Liberty Bell this weekend despite a partial federal government shutdown.
The most fundamental reason that voters cannot elect officials who will represent them is that political parties dictate the voter’s options. George Washington warned us of the danger of factions in his Farewell Address.
Why is our political infrastructure a shambles that produces so few trustworthy candidates for public office? The answer lays in the foundation of democracy and the edifice we’ve built on that foundation.
Freedoms in the First Amendment include the freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly, and the right to petition the government.
The fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton loaned some family heirlooms, including a ring that has a lock of his hair, to the Museum of the American Revolution.
The President is uniquely powerful — but not above the law. Click to learn about the expansion and limits of presidential power and its impact on American people.