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Feb 272015
 
Not in My House! The Quartering Acts of 1765 and 1774

Not in My House! The Quartering Acts of 1765 and 1774 What was “the Quartering Act? What was the reaction to the Quartering Acts of 1765 and 1774? In particular what did Samuel Adams and Benjamin Franklin react to the Act of 1765, and how did Franklin and John Dickinson react to the subsequent suspension

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Feb 232015
 
4 5MAHMP: Protection against Judicial Tyranny and the Supreme Court of the Founding Period

4 5MAHMP: Protection against Judicial Tyranny and the Supreme Court of the Founding Period By what authority do the federal courts operate? What guarantees against judicial tyranny were established for us by the Founders? Are there interesting facts or tales about the Supreme Court of the Founding period? Those are the questions we will focus

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Feb 202015
 
The Colonists, The Sugar Act, and the Tax Collector

7 AHMP: The Colonists, The Sugar Act, and the Tax Collector How did the implementation of various taxes and regulations impact the rising tide of anger in the American Colonies against Great Britain? How did the Parliament motivate tax collectors in the colonies to crack down on smuggling? Who was John Robinson, and how did

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Feb 172015
 
3 5MAHMP: Why was the Judiciary included in the structure of the Federal Government?

­ 3 5MAHMP: Why was the Judiciary included in the structure of the Federal Government? Have you ever wondered why the Framers chose to include a judicial branch in the structure of our federal government? How did the original Supreme Court compare with the Court we are familiar with today? The Supreme Court envisioned by the

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Feb 152015
 
2 5MAHMP: The First State of the Union Address

This is Dr. Susan Rempel. Welcome to another edition of 5 Minutes of American History for the Modern Patriot Have you ever wondered how it came about that the President stands before Congress once each year to deliver a State of the Union Address? The President is required to do so in Article 2, Section

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Feb 142015
 
Introducing the 5 Minutes of American History for the Modern Patriot Podcast

  Subscribe to the 5 Minutes of American History for the Modern Patriot Podcast The first episode of my original podcast, which happens to be called “American History for the Modern Patriot,” was only about 8 minutes in length, so I thought I would spend this episode explaining what this podcast is about….that way the number

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Feb 132015
 
Who was the Most Romantic Founding Father?

  6AHMP: Who was the Most Romantic Founding Father? What a better thing to talk about during the month of February than the subject of love. Who, might you ask, is the most romantic Founding Father? I believe that I have the answer. Of course, I should actually phrase the question: Which Founding Father wrote

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Feb 052015
 
March on with John Philip Sousa and the Stars and Stripes Forever

5AHMP March on with John Philip Sousa and the Stars and Stripes Forever   One of the areas that I would like to focus on in this podcast series is our national symbols and other patriotic symbols that are associated with the United States. But what is a national symbol? How does it come to pass that

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Jan 292015
 
Protection against Judicial Tyranny and the Supreme Court of the Founding Period

  4AHMP: Protection against Judicial Tyranny and the Supreme Court of the Founding Period By what authority do the federal courts operate? What guarantees against judicial tyranny were established for us by the Founders? Are there interesting facts or tales about the Supreme Court of the Founding period? Those are the questions we will focus

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