In 1787, the Founding Fathers proposed a new Constitution that profoundly changed America. But did you know some residents of Pennsylvania and New York were given versions of the Constitution that differed from the one approved in Philadelphia?
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There were a lot of events that led to American Independence, but it was 250 years ago today that the seeds of revolution were planted in an angry Boston, when protesters let their feelings known about unjust taxes.
This week marks the anniversary of the odd, tragic story of Silas Deane, a Founding Father who was later banned from America and died under mysterious circumstances.
On July 26, 1775, the Continental Congress created the Post Office, naming Benjamin Franklin as the first Postmaster General. Here’s a look at 10 fascinating facts about a unique American institution.
It’s the birthday of a Founding Father whose name you know today as part of a controversial political term.