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This Week in History: August 8-14, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganAugust 8-14, 2022 August 81894 - Will Kellogg accidentally invents the cereal Corn Flakes when he leaves cooked wheat...

This Week in History: August 1-7, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganAugust 1-7, 2022 August 11790 - The first U.S. census is taken showing a population of 3,939,214, of which...

This Week in History: July 25-31, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganJuly 25-31, 2022 July 251775 - Maryland issues currency depicting King George III trampling the Magna Carta.1861 - Congress...

This Week in History: July 18-24, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganJuly 18-24, 2022 July 181768 - Boston Gazette publishes "Liberty Song," America's first patriotic song.1947 - President Harry Truman...

This Week in History: July 11-17, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganJuly 11-17, 2022 July 111798 - President John Adams signs the bill establishing the U.S. Marine Corps as a...

This Week in History: July 4-10, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganJuly 4-10, 2022 July 4 – Independence Day1776 - The U.S. Congress proclaims in the Declaration of Independence our...

This Week in History: June 27-July 3, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganJune 27-July 3, 2022 June 271778 - The Liberty Bell is returned to Philadelphia from Northampton Town (now Allentown)...

This Week in History: June 20-26, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganJune 20-26, 2022 June 201782 - Congress approves the Great Seal of the U.S. and the eagle as its...

Take Heart, Americans, You Live in a Republic

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Take Heart, Americans, You Live in a Republic By Paul Dowling “Remember Democracy never lasts long.  It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself.  There never was a Democracy Yet, that did not commit suicide.  It is...

This Week in History : June 13-19, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganJune 13-19, 2022 June 131774 - Rhode Island becomes the first colony to prohibit the importation of slaves.1777 -...