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The Minds of Our Children

Everyone would agree that the next generation holds tremendous potential. The problem is that we will never see that potential recognized until we truly invest in their education. This doesn’t mean the government needs to spend more money on education. Far from it. Rather it means that we as individuals need to see and then […]

 
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In Their Own Words – Ellen Stroud

Every year, hundreds of young leaders receive training from Patriot Academy. And every year that number is increasing! Through email updates, our social media, and the Patriot Press, we work to keep you informed about the impact that supporters like you are having through Patriot Academy’s work. It’s one thing for us to tell you […]

 
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Benjamin Franklin: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor (Part 1)

Ben Franklin was born in England in 1706. His father was a candle maker whose first wife died and whose second wife was Franklin’s mother. With his first and second wife, Franklin’s father had seventeen children. Franklin was third from the last, the youngest of the boys.  When Ben was twelve, his formal education was […]

 
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Is The Rule of Law STILL The Rule in America?

Allen West At the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787,  Franklin was queried as he left Independence Hall on the final day of deliberation. In the notes of Dr. James McHenry, one of Maryland’s delegates to the Convention,  a lady [Mrs. Powell] asked Dr. Franklin “Well Doctor what have we got, a republic or a […]

 
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Starting the Argument Over Again

Jonathan Paine I think that we’d all agree that: Humans have certain God-given, inalienable (unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor) rights. America’s government was designed expressly to protect those rights. What Rights? So if we have certain basic human rights, then the question would follow, what are those rights? […]

 
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Benjamin Rush: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor

Mark Cole The signers of the Declaration of Independence were unquestionably some of the most accomplished and productive men of that era, indeed, of any era.  Many of them were brilliant; all of them were courageous. Jefferson, Adams and Franklin are household names – and rightly so. But even some of the names who are […]

 
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In Their Own Words – Emma Creason

Every year, hundreds of young leaders receive training from Patriot Academy. And every year that number is increasing! Through email updates, our social media, and the Patriot Press, we work to keep you informed about the impact that supporters like you are having through Patriot Academy’s work. It’s one thing for us to tell you […]

 
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Be Careful What You Wish For

Jonathan PaineOur Founders made 2 things very clear: 1. Revolution is not something to be toyed with or taken lightly. 2. The reason for the revolution is just as important, if not more important, than the revolution itself. #1 Our Founding Fathers were students of history. We would do well to follow their example. While […]

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Robert Morris: Lives, Fortunes, Sacred Honor

Like John Hancock of Massachusetts, Robert Morris of Pennsylvania was a wealthy importer of foreign goods to the colonies.  And like Hancock, his considerable fortune was put to use in the American Revolution.   Morris was first elected to the Continental Congress in 1775, and he was immediately put to work using his skills and […]

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Ringing of the Liberty Bell

Wallbuilders The Liberty Bell is an iconic part of America’s history. In 1751, on the 50th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s 1701 first charter of liberties the Pennsylvania Assembly ordered a bell from London to be used as part of the commemoration festivities. It arrived on September 1, 1752 and was hung in the tower of the State House in 1753. Sadly, the […]

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