Category Archives: History

”A Friend in Power is a Friend Lost”

Here is The Education of Henry Adams, an autobiography or, perhaps more accurately, a memoir in that there are around 20 years missing, those with his wife Clover. (See the link at the end for access to her life, and … Continue reading

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Is the USA Still a Republic?

A New Republic At the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia, the Constitution of the United States having finally been adopted, Benjamin Franklin was asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got a republic or a monarchy?” “A … Continue reading

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