The Influence of Locke and Sidney on the American Revolution

Writing the Declaration of Independence, 1776, by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, 1932.  Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John […]


The Unalienable Right to Pursue Happiness in the Declaration

One of the most important philosophical principles expressed in the United States’ Declaration of Independence of 1776 […]


The History of Thanksgiving Day in America

The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth by Jennie A. Brownscombe, 1914. Pilgrim Hall Museum. The First Thanksgiving in America […]