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An Example Of True Lifelong Public Service: James Monroe

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – So Monroe never leaves the service of the United States. Remember, he gets in in 1776, gets out as president in 1824, still stays on -- I can’t recall the exact title he took or the task he accepted -- all the way up till his death. I believe he dies in New York City as part of some commission that he’s been appointed […]

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This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founders History – 27 August

On this day in 1776, the Battle of Brooklyn in New York (also called the Battle of Long Island or the Battle of Brooklyn Heights) began, with British forces led by General William Howe and American forces led by General Washington. Fighting would continue for two days before General Washington and his troops would retreat. This was the first major battle during the Revolutionary War after America had declared its […]

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