Despite being called the “Father of the Constitution,” there is no monument to James Madison in Washington, D.C. Well, there is a small statue of him inside the Library of Congress annex that bears his name, but it is dwarfed (as was the man himself) by the marble markers dedicated to his contemporaries, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
On the Ides of March, General George Washington defused a potential coup that might have brought down Congress.
Almost since America’s founding, immigration has raised controversy. Though it has largely proven to be beneficial, there are real, legitimate concerns — especially now.
Russia is about to ask permission of the Open Skies Consultative Commission (OSCC) in Vienna, Austria, to fly its latest reconnaissance aircraft, the Tu-214ON, over the United States.
The Inklings not only created such well-known works as The Lord of the Rings and the Narnia series, the members defended Christianity and provided hope against a culture of despair.
Even in light of the timely and invaluable aid proffered by the Indians, more than any other consideration it was the tireless and firm faith of the Pilgrims that kept them alive and animated their steadfast resolve to bloom where the Hand of the Almighty God had planted them, no matter how rocky, unknown, and hostile the soil.
On November 16, 1798, Governor James Garrard of Kentucky signed into law the Kentucky Resolution of 1798, Thomas Jefferson's seminal restatement of the proper relationship between states and the federal government.