This Week in History: John Paul Jones, the Library of Congress & the Hessians

Happy Sunday!  Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week.  Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, April 21 On this day in 1803, Thomas Jefferson writes of a policy that remains very true today: “It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of […]

This Week in History: 17th Amendment, Reagan & Thatcher, Jackson captured

Happy Sunday!  Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week.  Enjoy and have a great week! A friendly reminder that my posts are now also on Instagram and Google+.  Pass it on to your friends and family who love history!  My username is taraross1787 (Instagram) and +TaraRoss1787 (Google+). Monday, April […]

This Week in History: Landing at Okinawa, Coinage Act, and the Stars & Stripes!

Happy Sunday!  Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week.  Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, March 31 On this day in 1933, FDR signs the Federal Unemployment Relief Act. It was one of many big government measures promoted and enacted by FDR during the Great Depression.  Conventional wisdom […]

National Popular Vote — Pass it to find out what is in it?

Hi, guys! Thanks to all of you who are coming here for information about the National Popular Vote legislation.  Please see below for the testimony that I offered in Maine against this bill. Do you remember what Nancy Pelosi said about #Obamacare?  You have to pass it to find out what is in it? It […]