Slavery Freedom and The Struggler for Empire
Useful, Practical Knowledge for the Public Good Printer
Q: Is Franklin the most famous multi-talented person? Why was he so public-spirited?
The American Revolution
No Taxation Without Representation Taxing the Colonies The Sugar Act, 1764 The Stamp Act,
1765 The Tea Act, 1773 King George III The Wars Cost Anglo-French Rivalry and the Seven
Years War Estimated cost of post-9/11 wars: 225,000 l
Franklins Love of Books From a child I was fond of reading, and all the little money
that came into my hands was ever laid out in books. Franklin as a self-educated (or self-made)
man one of the worlds great success stories
King George III (r. 1760-1
Finding a nation
The Articles of Confederation vs. the U.S. Constitution
The Articles of Confederation: The First Written Constitution of the U.S Firm league of
friendship among the states The 13 states retained their individual sovereignty, freedom, and
Passive Consumers vs. Active Producers of Knowledge
If you do not create (intellectual) wealth, you can never pursue the path to excellence.
The First Step in Greatness: Your first test of how passionate youre going to be is right here
today. Because I wa
During John C. Calhoun Presidency
Vice president of the U.S. 1825-32
Not a necessary evil
But a positive good
Two races of different origin
Defenders of Slavery: Affluence and stability for the slaveholding class and for all free
people who e
What Is Freedom?: Reconstruction, 1865-1877
What Is Freedom?: Asked Congressman James A. Garfield in 1865. Is it the bare privilege of
not being chained? If this is all, then freedom is a bitter mockery, a cruel delusion.
Q: If freedom is not simply the
The New World vs. the Old
Greed-Destroying the very fabric of America? Everyone elses responsibility. Ordinary
Americans should be more educated so that they will not allow themselves to be controlled.
Awesome Freedom Fighters. American superheroes caring
A New Birth of Freedom: The Civil War, 1861-1865
Private Edwin Francis Jemison, Q: What is the historical significance of this photo?
Q: Why was it taken?
Q: What is sad about it?
Q: How old was he? 2nd LA Regiment, Confederate Army,
Killed in the Batt