Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Firsts Below is a photo showing the first presidential motorcade, first open-top one, to boot. The car is a Columbia Electric Victoria Phaeton. Roosevelt is on the left. On the right is Colonel Jacob Greene, chairman of … Continue reading
More John Fitzgerald Kennedy Info Here! Vice President Johnson, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, President Eisenhower, Vice President Nixon, President Truman, Reverend Clergy, fellow citizens: We observe today not a victory of party but a celebration of freedom–symbolizing an end … Continue reading
The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, one of the best-known in American history. It was delivered by Lincoln during the American Civil War, on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863, at the dedication of … Continue reading
Movie Review The Crucible The Crucible is a film version of Arthur Miller’s classic play about Puritan society, the Salem Witch-craft Trials of 1692, and, metaphorically, the Red Scare during the period 1947 – 1956. Miller wrote the screenplay for … Continue reading
“Give me liberty, or give me death!” is a quotation attributed to Patrick Henry from a speech he made to the Second Virginia Convention on March 23, 1775, at St. John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia. He is credited with having … Continue reading
Christopher Columbus Journal Adisposition and the proper method of converting them to our holy faith; and furthermore directed that I should not proceed by land to the East, as is customary, but by a Westerly route, in which direction we … Continue reading
Bach Flower Natural Sleep Aid-20 Container
From the Manufacturer: Bach Rescue Sleep – Non-habit forming, fast acting natural sleep aid. Rescue Sleep calms your restless mind providing natural relief of occasional sleeplessness caused by stress and repetitive thoughts. Non-habit forming. Non sedatives. No hangover. Fast acting spray. Insomnia Caused by Stress. Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). Rescue Sleep Ingredients: 5x (HPUS) dilution Star of Bethlehem – Orithogalum umbellatum Rock Rose -Helianthemum Cherry Plum – Prunus cerasifera Impatiens – Impatiens gladulifera Clematis – Clematis vitalba White Chestnut – Aesculus Hippocastanum 27% Grape Based Alcohol as a preservative.
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir An innovative artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born on February 25, 1841, in Limoges, France. He started out as an apprentice to a porcelain painter and studied drawing in his free time. After years as a struggling painter, Renoir … Continue reading
Fellow Citizens of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Among the vicissitudes incident to life, no event could have filled me with greater anxieties than that of which the notification was transmitted by your order, and received on the … Continue reading
Norman Rockwell could not have done better Three friends take a joyride on their “new” vehicle, Ohio, circa 1924 Look at the oil lamp headlights! Look at the Expressions – Such emotions! This vehicle is International Harvester, 1912-14 highwheeler, used … Continue reading
The Hypocrisy of American Slavery is a speech by Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) – a former American slave and an abolitionist leader – delivered on July 4, 1852 in Rochester, New York, during the Fourth of July celebrations. The speech is … Continue reading
Good evening, my fellow Americans. First, I should like to express my gratitude to the radio and television networks for the opportunities they have given me over the years to bring reports and messages to our nation. My special thanks … Continue reading
The first inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt as the 32nd President of the United States was held on Saturday, March 4, 1933. The inauguration marked the commencement of the first four-year term of Franklin D. Roosevelt as President and John … Continue reading
Seasons Of Tea
A selection of 12 single-origin teas; the ideal gift for a tea lover.
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On January 28, 1986, the NASA shuttle orbiter mission STS-51-L and the tenth flight of Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members, which consisted of five NASA astronauts and two payload specialists. … Continue reading