Featuring more than 125 objects from the museum's collection and private lenders--including art and artifact--the Navajo blanket owned by General William Sherman, a collection of Plains Nations pipes and beaded pipe bags, peace medals given to Thomas Jefferson, George
Washington and the sword and scabbard of Andrew Jackson (on loan from the National Museum of American History)--tell the story of early ancestors and their efforts to live side-by-side at the birth of the United States.
"The principle of separation of church and state is a principle that was devised in part by men like James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, George
Washington--[it] goes back to the founding period," Boston said.
Biographer of Benjamin and William Franklin, of Benedict Arnold, Thomas Jefferson, George
Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Ethan Allen, he has taught American history at John Cabot University in Rome and at the University of Vermont and Champlain College, where he was a professor.
leaders such as Thomas Jefferson, George
Washington and Alexander Hamilton.
Although not an intellectual like Hamilton or Jefferson, George
Washington "always understood power and how to use it." Historians routinely contrast the two great rivals, but for succinctness, nothing matches Wood's opening to his chapter on westward expansion: "Hamilton always faced east, toward Europe ...
This book also contains the author's personal observations about US statesmen such as Thomas Jefferson, George
Mason and James Madison.
A favorite stop along the walk is the City Tavern, a reconstruction of the famous Colonial tavern where Jefferson, George
Washington and Benjamin Franklin spent hours discussing matters of state, business and probably pleasure.
House Arrest follows her well-known documentary format, weaving together actual text--this time to, as the play's subtitle asserts, "search for American character in and around the White House, past and present." Using the actual words of Ken Burns, Gary Hart, Peggy Noonan, Thomas Jefferson, George
Stephanopolous and others, she examines political image and reality through the lens of presidents and those who observe them.
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King is in third position, ahead of Thomas Jefferson, George
Washington and Franklin D.
Scalia spoke briefly at a ceremony in Fredericksburg, Va., commemorating the day Thomas Jefferson, George
Mason and other colonial leaders gathered to draft what became the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.
He argues that not only were some of them deists (Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, George
Washington, Ethan Allen, Thomas Paine, and others), but that some used such approaches as epistemological rationalism to philosophically examine theology, ethics, and the philosophy of religion.
Profiles of Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, George
Washington, and others consider the flesh-and-blood men behind the legends and offer insight into the shaping of America's destiny.