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Foreign and Domestic Policies Under George Washington and Thomas Jefferson

Foreign Policy Under George Washington George Washington, America's first president, practiced a pragmatically cautious yet successful foreign policy. Neutrality: As well as being the "father of the country," Washington was also the father of early US neutrality. He understood that the United ...

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Militant Monks

The Knights Templar, a military order of monks answerable only to the Pope himself, were founded in 1118. Their primary responsibility, at least initially, was to provide protection to Christians making pilgrimages to the Holy Land. They rose in power, both religious and secular, to become one ...

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Thomas Jefferson

is remembered in history not only for the offices he held, but also for his belief in the natural rights of man as expressed in the Declaration of Independence and his faith in the people’s ability to govern themselves. Through his political career, advocated democratic principles and adhered to ...

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Article Of Confederation

Government under the Articles of confederation could not deal effectively with many issues that arose during the 1780’s. Despite it’s many weaknesses, the new government accomplished a great deal. The western lands became the prize and treasure of the new government. Since the ...

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Cervantes

The Renaissance was a time of rebirth of learning. The Renaissance was about 300 years long ranging from about 1300 to 1600. The Renaissance started in the Italian cities and spread to France and the German States, Holland and England. There were many artists during this time period. One ...

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THOMAS JEFFERSON

In the thick of party conflict in 1800, wrote in a private letter, "I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." This powerful advocate of liberty was born in 1743 in Albermarle County, Virginia, inheriting from his father, a planter ...

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Jefferson, Thomas 1743 -- 1826

Third U.S. president; born in Albermarle County, Va. Son of a surveyor-landowner and a mother who was a member of the distinguished Randolph family of Virginia, he graduated from the College of William and Mary (1762) and read law under George Wythe. After several years of law practice, ...

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Miguel De Cervantes

Saavedra, born September 29, 1547, was a Spanish novelist, dramatist, and poet. Cervantes was the author of the novel Don Quixote, a masterpiece of world literature that was a great influence to other renaissance writers. Cervantes was born to a poor family in a town called Alcala de ...

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The World's Longest War

Where We Are Journals practice a laudable self-censorship of criticism of religions. The most vicious devil worship is mentioned with little comment and then only in crime reporting of the atrocities committed. This is a good thing. Religious hatreds are so easily inflamed, and there is so much ...

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Thomas Jefferson

In the thick of party conflict in 1800, wrote in a private letter, "I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." This powerful advocate of liberty was born in 1743 in Albermarle County, Virginia, inheriting from his father, a planter ...

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