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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
December 8, 1941, Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Declaration of
War against Japan.
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This Week's Trivia Question:
What is the name of the national
of the United States?
What is the name of
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.
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you know the General
Sherman Tree is the World's Largest Living
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.
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.
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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!!
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What was Benjamin Franklin's perspective on The Bill of Rights?
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.
a book about Ben Franklin.
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Declaration of Independence, The
Constitution, and The
Bill of Rights.
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