Tag Archives: George Washington

Message from the Number 1 President of the United States

by Kathie MM Dare you ignore him? He was not just the first President of this country, he was a philosopher, a psychologist, a great and highly revered historical figure. He has been called the “Father of the nation.” He refused … Continue reading

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Thank you, George

American schoolchildren learn at least a few things about George Washington—that he fought the British to help achieve independence for the American colonies, that he was the first President of the United States, that he refused to become King. But … Continue reading

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The American Civil War and pacifism

Before 2011 draws to an end, we want to acknowledge that 2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. Civil War. Following the election of Abraham Lincoln, 11 slave states seceded from the United States in 1861. … Continue reading

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