Founding Fathers

George Washington Bought an INSANE Amount of Alcohol to Launch his Political Career

George Washington Bought an INSANE Amount of Alcohol to Launch his Political Career

In 1758, a young George Washington was seeking a seat in the Virginia burgess. You won't believe his bar tab. 

Did Alexander Hamilton Have a Love Affair With John Laurens?

Did Alexander Hamilton Have a Love Affair With John Laurens?

John Laurens, a young colonial officer from South Carolina, shared many letters of affection with Hamilton.

10 Things Alexander Hamilton Said He Wanted in a Wife
Maybe America Was Never ‘Great’?

Maybe America Was Never ‘Great’?

By now all of you have heard or seen Trump’s slogan of “Make America Great Again.”

Alexander Hamilton Predicted How the Colonies Would Defeat Britian

Alexander Hamilton Predicted How the Colonies Would Defeat Britian

'This was more than just precocious knowledge: this was intuitive judgment of the highest order.'

Are We Pushing Kids to Read Too Early?

Are We Pushing Kids to Read Too Early?

Giving children time to explore and learn to read on their own timetable may set them on a path to greater understanding and maturity.

What the Founding Fathers Got Wrong

What the Founding Fathers Got Wrong

America's Founding Fathers got a lot right, but they made some mistakes along the way.

Dying Words From 7 Founding Fathers

Dying Words From 7 Founding Fathers

Last words from some of the giants of the American Founding. 

The Founding Fathers on What to Do With Poor People

The Founding Fathers on What to Do With Poor People

7 quotes on what they thought

8 Founding Father Quotes on Human Nature

8 Founding Father Quotes on Human Nature

A list of (sourced) quotes that reflect what America’s Founders thought about the nature of humanity.  

The Main Purpose of Education in a Republic

The Main Purpose of Education in a Republic

One simple principle from Charles Montesquieu