Category Archives: George Washington

  1. Slavemaster President, Indeed

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    May 14, 2014 by Lorene

    President Polk was not only a slave owner, he regularly bought slaves through an agent so his business would be …
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  2. “White House”

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    September 23, 2013 by Lorene

    Like Washington, Monroe toured the states as President. When he came back from one of his tours in September, 1819, …
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  3. Back to Paris

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    September 23, 2013 by Lorene

    In 1803, the Monroe’s went back to Paris to ‘get New Orleans.’ Three weeks after arriving, he signed an agreement …
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  4. Monroe

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    September 18, 2013 by Lorene

    James Monroe assumed more public posts than any American in history. He was a state legislator, U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator, …
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  5. Back to the Beginning: The Federal Convention

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    February 28, 2013 by Lorene

    I have spent a lot of time carefully reading the chapter on the Federal Convention. This is where it all …
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  6. All in the Family

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    October 26, 2012 by Lorene

    James Madison’s paternal grandmother’s brother’s grandson was 12th President Zachary Taylor. In the index of this book, President Taylor is …
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  7. Ideology = Idiotism?

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    October 15, 2012 by Lorene

    Thomas Jefferson first used the word “ideology” in 1816 in reference to a French writer who had popularized the term …
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