Jul 212015
 
WE have been afraid to think

WE have been afraid to think. We have felt a reluctance to examining into the grounds of our privileges, and the extent in which we have an indisputable right to demand them against all the power and authority, on earth. And many who have not scrupled to examine for themselves, have yet for certain prudent

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Jul 082015
 
The Signing of the Declaration

  21 AHMP The Signing of the Declaration In celebration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, I thought you might like to hear a fascinating recount of the events that surrounded the signing. It was published in Scribner’s Monthly in July of 1876, and the article which is entitled “The Story of the Signing”

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Jun 292015
 
20 QCAHMP Benedict Arnold and the 25th of September

20 QCAHMP Benedict Arnold and the 25th of September Was there a consequence for Benedict Arnold’s egregious behavior in Philadelphia? How did the Great Chain that we learned about in a previous episode factor into Arnold’s plot to surrender West Point to the British? What were the dramatic events that took place on that fateful

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Jun 172015
 
19 QCAHMP Benedict Arnold A Thief in Command

19 QCAHMP Benedict Arnold A Thief in Command Please support my podcasts by purchasing one of the games or teaching tools, with prices beginning at 76 cents on my website, BingoforPatriots.com, or one of more than 100 bingo games with educational, religious, holiday, and party themes for as little as $1.99 on my other website:

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Jun 112015
 
every Inhabitant of the Island shall be always provided of one musket

“It is ordered that every Inhabitant of the Island shall be always provided of one musket, one pound of powder, twenty bulletts and two fademe of match, with Sword and rest and Bandeliers, all completely furnished.” – Minutes of a General Meeting, Rhode Island, March 13, 1638, Rhode Island was a colony which valued religious

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Jun 102015
 
Every one that beares armes shall be completely furnished with armes - New Haven

“It is ordered that every one that beares armes shall be completely furnished with armes (vis), a musket, a sworde, bandoleers, a rest, a pound of powder, 20 bullets fitted to their musket, or 5 pound of pistol shott or swan shat tatt least” – Proceedings of a General Court, New Haven November 25, 1639

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Jun 092015
 
All Persons Shall Beare Arms - Connecticut

“It is ordered, and by this courte declared, That all persons that are above the age of sixteene yeares, except magistrates and church officers, shall beare arms” – General Court of Connecticut, 1650 Starting to work on my next podcast series – colonial requirements to own firearms! Subscribe to my podcasts at www.bingoforpatriots.com Air Force

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Jun 082015
 
18 QCAHMP Benedict Arnold the Narcissist

In edition 17 of this podcast, we learned about a bevy of personality traits, and dare I say flaws, of Benedict Arnold. Today we will explore how those characteristics or propensities led him down the path to engage in a drama royal which involved George Washington and the Continental Congress, as well as engage in

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May 292015
 
17 QCAHMP The Fatal Flaws of Benedict Arnold

17 QCAHMP The Fatal Flaws of Benedict Arnold What fatal flaws of Benedict Arnold’s personality contributed to his decision to transform from an ardent patriot into our country’s most well-known traitor? We will explore this question as we travel with him from his youth through the capture of Fort Ticonderoga. Born in Norwich, Connecticut in

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