Thomas Jefferson

Sandy on January 7th, 2013

John Meacham’s book, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, is amazing. It’s a brilliant biography, of a great president, politician, an extremely complex personality and a multidimensional thinker. Thomas Jefferson was a man who hated confrontation but still able to move men and collect and distribute ideas. He learned from his mistakes and through his […]

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The great military leader of the American Revolution George Washington was inaugurated as the first president of the United States on April 30, 1789, in New York.  He was unanimously chosen by all 69 electors in February 1789. In March of that year the new United States constitution officially took effect and, in April, Washington […]

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