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Listen October 2, 1803 Death of Signer, Samuel Adams Samuel Adams (September 27 1722 – October 2, 1803), signer of the Declaration of Independence, was an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United...Read more... Read more... -->
Listen September 25, 1789 Boudinot Calls upon Congress to give thanks to God While it is not true that Elias Boudinot, of New Jersey, started the Thanksgiving tradition in America, it is true that he did initiate the practice of presidential proclamations that traditionally accompany the American Thanksgiving season and which provides “an opportunity to all the citizens of the United States of joining, with one voice, in returning to Almighty God their sincere thanks for the many blessings he … [has] poured down upon them.” In addition, Elias Boudinot was one of the presidents of...Read more... Read more... -->
Listen September 21, 1798 Death of Signer, George Read George Read (September 18, 1733 – September 21, 1798) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman from Delaware, a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787, President of Delaware, and a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Senator from Delaware and Chief Justice of...Read more... Read more... -->
Listen September 17, 1787 Constitution adopted by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Since the 1940s, Christians in America have been waging polemical warfare against usurpationists and their claims of a godless Constitution. In 1996, Cornell University professors Isaac Kramnick and R. Laurence Moore published a joint work titled, The Godless Constitution: The Case Against Religious Correctness (W. W. Horton). The title of the work was an apt description of their thesis—the Constitutional Fathers were completely irreligious in their efforts to provide a federal...Read more... Read more... -->
Listen September 15, 1794 Death of Signer, Abraham Clark Abraham Clark (February 15, 1726 – September 15, 1794) was an American politician and Revolutionary War figure. He was delegate for New Jersey to the Continental Congress where he signed the Declaration of Independence and later served in the United States House of Representatives in both the Second and Third United States Congress, from March 4, 1791, until his death in...Read more... Read more... -->