Category: <span>History</span>

Category: History

Thanksgiving Proclamation

[New York, 3 October 1789] By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor– and …

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Not Yours to Give

Speech before the House of Representatives by David (Davy) Crockett Not Yours to Give One day in the House of Representatives, a bill was taken up appropriating money for the benefit of a widow of a distinguished naval officer. Several beautiful speeches had been made in its support. The Speaker …

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