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Governors Should Veto National Guard Deployments More Often

April 30, 2018 History 0

by Ryan McMaken, Mises Institute Donald Trump and California Governor Jerry Brown have failed to come to an agreement over how California National Guard troops should be used at the US-Mexico border. Gov. ...

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The Origins of “Militia” in the Second Amendment

April 30, 2018 Constitution / History 0

by Ryan McMaken, Mises Institute While apparently waiting for a taxi, or to be seated for lunch, Larry King was accosted by TMZ in a discussion which eventually led to King declaring that the ...

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Today in History: Patrick Henry’s “Give me Liberty” Speech

March 25, 2018 History 0

On March 23, 1775, tensions in Virginia were at their highest point during the imperial crisis with Britain. The House of Burgesses, the state’s elected assembly, was about to make ...

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16 Choice Quotes from James Madison, the “Father of the Constitution”

March 18, 2018 History 0

March 4th marks the anniversary of the beginning of government under the U.S. Constitution in 1789. It seldom gets any popular attention. But it certainly deserves some, especially in an ...

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On this day in 1770

March 5, 2018 History 0

Today in history, Mar. 5, 1770, a violent incident unfolded on Boston’s King Street, where an agitated group of colonists swarmed around a group of British regulars. This came to ...

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Importance of the Founding Documents

May 30, 2017 History 0

No documents have had a greater influence on the citizens of our country than the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. The Declaration of Independence marked the birth of ...

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Reading the Bill of Rights

April 8, 2017 History 0

Reading the Bill of Rights, the first amendments of the US Constitution

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