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Quote of the Week

"Yesterday, December 7, 1941 -- a date which will live in infamy -- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." -- The first line of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's address to Congress on December 8, 1941, referring to the attack on Pearl Harbor. After this speech, on December 8, the United States declared war against Japan. On December 11, Germany and Italy declared war against the United States. See the actual text of FDR's address to Congress. Read a book about Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Photo: On December 8, 1941, Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Declaration of War against Japan.

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Picture of the Week

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers)

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Trivia Question

This Week's Trivia Question:

Question: What is the name of the
national anthem of the United States?

Last Week's Trivia Question:
Question: What is the name of
Thomas Jefferson's home?
Monticello. In 1767, Thomas Jefferson began building his home on a small mountain in Charlottesville, Virginia. He called it Monticello which is an Italian word meaning "little mountain."
Read a book about Thomas Jefferson.

Photo: Thomas Jefferson

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Did You Know…

Did you know the
General Sherman Tree is the World's Largest Living Thing?

Yes, the General Sherman is a sequoia located in Sequoia National Park in California. It is named after the Civil War General William T. Sherman. Although other trees are taller or have a greater circumference, the General Sherman has the largest volume of wood which makes it the World's Largest Living Thing. The General Sherman is 274.9' tall -- that's taller than a 27-story building. It is also very old -- it is between 1800 and 2700 years old.

Did you know Sequoia National Park was the second national park designated in the United States? Yes, it was established on September 25, 1890. Yellowstone National Park, established on March 1, 1872, was the first National Park.

Photo: General Sherman Tree

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Who's Your Hero?

My brother Raymond Nalpant. He is a New York City Police Officer, who was hurt 1 1/2 years ago while on duty. He had to retire early. However, he was in New York City 2 hours after our Sept. 11th tragedy. He walked across the 59th Street Bridge, went directly to Cornell Hospital to volunteer (he's going to school to become a nurse), and was then volunteering at ground zero for 3 weeks. He lost many good friends and did what ever he could to help the city in thoses tragic weeks. He actually doesn't think he's a hero. He says he's just doing his job to help man-womankind. But you know what....He truly is my hero!!

Tell Us Who's Your Hero?

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Your Question

Q: What was Benjamin Franklin's perspective on The Bill of Rights?

A: Ben Franklin was pleased with the Congress and the Bill of Rights, stating, Congress had done its work "with a greater degree of temper, prudence and unanimity than could well have been expected, and our future prospects seem very favorable." Franklin believed in the freedom of the press which is guaranteed in the First Amendment. He was also against slavery. Although the Bill of Rights does not address the issue of slavery, the Thirteenth Amendment abolishes slavery in the United States. Read a book about Ben Franklin. Read more about the The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, and The Bill of Rights.

Photo: Ben Franklin.

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