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The Tale of George Washington’s Death Reveals He Was Probably NOT Christian

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Kevin Gutzman:"There is argument over the question exactly how devoid of Christian meaning we should see these kinds of terms as being.  One way of understanding [George] Washington’s personal belief, I think, is to skip ahead to his death.  His death scene became the grist of a very popular pamphlet. First they bled him.  Then they blistered him.  Then they gave him emetics.  Of course, […]

todayFebruary 25, 2015 4

This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 18 & 19 August

[private |FP-Monthly|FP-Yearly|FP-Yearly-WLK|FP-Yearly-So76|FP-Founding Brother|FP-Founding Father|FP-Lifetime] [/private]   This Day In Founders History – 18 & 19 August On August 18, 1735, the newspaper Boston Evening-Post, successor to The Weekly Rehearsal, was first published by Thomas Fleet. The newspaper was in print for 40 years. In 1791 on August 19, Benjamin Banneker, a free African-American mathematician, scientist and farmer, wrote to Thomas Jefferson pleading for justice for African-Americans. He also included a […]

todayAugust 18, 2014 2

Founders Corner

Interview With Kevin Gutzman On George Washington

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – I mentioned earlier that today is the anniversary of George Washington’s first inauguration in New York City. It was a very festive occasion. According to some that witnessed the event, it was also an event that was met with an awful lot of trepidation and dis-certitude. People didn’t know what was going to become of this new government they created. Here to fill us […]

todayMay 1, 2013 1