How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
Continental Congress
The Continental Congress was a convention of delegates called together from the Thirteen Colonies that became the governing body of the United States during the American Revolution.The Congress met fr...
How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
Federalist No. 23
Federalist No. 23 (Federalist Number 23) is an essay by Alexander Hamilton, the twenty-third of The Federalist Papers. It was published on December 18, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under...
Federalist No. 9
Federalist No. 9 (Federalist Number 9) is an essay by Alexander Hamilton and the ninth of The Federalist Papers. It was published on November 21, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which...
Federalist No. 6
Federalist No. 6 is an essay by Alexander Hamilton, the sixth of the The Federalist Papers. It was published on November 14, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all The Federalist P...
Federalist No. 26
Federalist No. 26 is an essay by Alexander Hamilton, the twenty-sixth of The Federalist Papers. It was published on December 22, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all The Federali...
Federalist No. 18
Federalist No. 18 is an essay by James Madison, the eighteenth of The Federalist Papers. It was published on December 7, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all The Federalist Paper...
Olive Branch Petition
The Olive Branch Petition was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 5, 1775, in a final attempt to avoid a full-on war between the Thirteen Colonies, that the Congress represented, and Gr...
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List of delegates to the Continental Congress
The Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that became the governing body of the United States during the American Revolution. The Biographical Directory of the ...
United States Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence is the usual name of a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britai...
United States Declaration of Independence - Wikipedia
Northwest Ordinance
The Northwest Ordinance (formally An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio, and also known as the Freedom Ordinance or The Ordinance of 1787)...
Northwest Ordinance - Wikipedia
Treaty of Versailles (1787)
The Versailles Treaty of 1787 (French:Traité de Versailles de 1787) was a treaty of alliance signed between the French king Louis XVI and the Vietnamese Prince Nguyễn Ánh, the future Emperor Gia Long....
Treaty of Versailles (1787) - Wikipedia
Treaty of Beaufort
The Treaty of Beaufort, also called the Beaufort Convention, is the treaty that originally set the all-river boundary between the U.S. states of Georgia and South Carolina. It was named for Beaufort,...
Federalist No. 2
Federalist No. 2 is an essay by John Jay, the second of The Federalist Papers. It was published on October 31, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all the Federalist Papers were pub...
James Madison
James Madison, Jr. (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836) was an American statesman, political theorist and the fourth President of the United States (1809–17). He is hailed as the "Father of the Constituti...
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Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress
The Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress (also known as the Declaration of Colonial Rights, or the Declaration of Rights), was a statement adopted by the First Continental Congre...
Federalist No. 7
Federalist No. 7 is an essay by Alexander Hamilton, the seventh of The Federalist Papers. It was published on November 15, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all The Federalist Pap...
Federalist No. 17
Federalist No. 17 is an essay by Alexander Hamilton, the seventeenth of The Federalist Papers. It was published on December 5, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all The Federalist...
Duchy of Lancaster Act 1787
The Duchy of Lancaster Act 1787 (27 Geo 3 c 34) is an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain.This Act was partly in force in Great Britain at the end of 2010.
References in this section to an amo...
Duchy of Lancaster Act 1787 - Wikipedia
Federalist No. 27
Federalist No. 27 is an essay by Alexander Hamilton, the twenty-seventh of The Federalist Papers. It was published on December 25, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all The Federa...
Federalist No. 19
Federalist No. 19 is an essay by James Madison, the nineteenth of The Federalist Papers. It was published on December 8, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all The Federalist Paper...
Federalist No. 3
Federalist No. 3, titled The Same Subject Continued: Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence, is an essay by John Jay, the third of The Federalist Papers. It was published on November 3, 1...
Federalist No. 3 - Wikipedia
Federalist No. 10
Federalist No. 10 (Federalist Number 10) is an essay that was written by James Madison and the tenth of The Federalist Papers, a series arguing for the ratification of the United States Constitution. ...
Federalist No. 10 - Wikipedia
President of the Continental Congress
The president of the Continental Congress was the presiding officer of the Continental Congress, the convention of delegates that emerged as the first national government of the United States during t...
Federalist No. 13
Federalist No. 13 is an essay by Alexander Hamilton, the thirteenth of The Federalist Papers. It was published on November 28, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all The Federalist...
Federalist No. 21
Federalist No. 21 is an essay by Alexander Hamilton, the twenty-first of The Federalist Papers. It was published on December 12, 1787 under the pseudonym Publius, the name under which all The Federali...