Founding Fathers

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3110, 2023

Winner WTK Liberty Player Elizabeth C – Tea Party Youth Constitution Challenge – 2023

Tea Party Youth Constitution Challenge - 2023 NATURAL LAWS by Elizabeth C and How They Influenced our Founders as They Created the US Constitution What are Natural laws? Natural laws are a body of unchanging moral principles regarded as a basis for all human conduct. These principles influenced the Founding Fathers very strongly. According to The Constitution Leadership Initiative, most believed that natural law was a gift from the Creator. Natural law also sparked natural rights. The Pennsylvania Constitution states, “That all men are born equally free and independent and have certain natural, inherent, and inalienable rights. Among which are, [...]

310, 2022

Our Founding Fathers greatly feared a democracy by Marc Urbach

Our Founding Fathers greatly feared a democracy and their quotes and private writings prove this. Also, we have our Constitution in which Article IV., Section 4. states, "The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion;" Therefore, what is a republic and why did the Founders establish us this way.In a republic, the people vote for representatives to represent them in the government. This is key as the founders greatly feared having a huge number of illiterate voters making laws. This is why they only [...]

2806, 2022

Monday is Independence Day! However OTD# June 28th… by Daniel Sheridan

However, it was #OTD, June 28th, 1776, a committee consisting of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston presented the Declaration of Independence to the Continental Congress. To best celebrate that day, we should try to put ourselves in our founder's shoes. What were they doing when they signed their names on that document? What could it have cost them? Would we have done the same? Think about these questions throughout the week. John Adams said, "Posterity! You will never know, how much it cost the present Generation, to preserve your Freedom! I hope you will [...]

2405, 2022

Signers of Declaration – WTK Liberty Players & our History Mystery Guest!

 WE THE KIDS S2 E2-SIGNERS OF DECLARATION & WTK LIBERTY PLAYERS  WE THE KIDS - S2 E3--SIGNERS OF DECLARATION & WTK LIBERTY PLAYERS Mrs. Abigail Adams Biography Abigail Adams Biography (1744-1818)Mrs. Abigail (nee Smith) Adams was the daughter of Reverend William Smith, an “Old Light†Puritan Minister in Weymouth, Massachusetts and Mrs. Elizabeth (nee Quincy) Smith. Her mother taught Abigail and her siblings: Mary Smith Cranch, William Smith, and Elizabeth “Betsy†Smith Shaw-Peabody, how to read and write. Due to her father’s extensive library collection, Abigail enjoyed studying philosophy, law, politics, and history.Mrs. Adams was the first Second [...]

1905, 2022

WE THE KIDS Interview with President James Madison

We The Kids Radio Podcast Welcome President James Madison aka Kyle JenksProfessional Interpreter of Pres. James Madison Writer / Director / Producer / Promoter / Actor James and Dolley: Opposites Attract http://leagueofmostinterestinggentlem… IG: @madisonportrayer IG: @jenks_kyle Drums Along the Mohawk Outdoor Drama by Walter D. Edmonds (216) 509-7502 WE THE KIDS - S2E4-WTK LIBERTY PLAYERS- JAMES MADISON WE THE KIDS OUTTAKES WITH VIDEO   James Madison The 4th President of the United States Re-posted with permission from The White House and The White House Historical Association James Madison, America’s fourth President (1809-1817), made a major contribution to [...]


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