Monthly Archives: May 2009

What Memorial Day Means To Me

My father was the youngest of two sons. He was also the least favorite. His older brother Shelby, or Junior as he was called, was my grandfathers favorite. From the stories told by my parents, my father was treated like … Continue reading

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Constitution 101 Chp 4-The Battle For Ratification

As I explained in my last segment, the Philadelphia Convention was, more often than not, nothing more than a heated argument over the size, scope, and structure of the proposed federal government. Although the delegates were not unanimous in their … Continue reading

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Constitution 101 Chapter 3

The year was 1787, the city, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event was a convention to revise the Articles of Confederation, although for the most part, the delegates attending this monumental meeting of minds realized that a mere revision of the existing … Continue reading

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