The 3rd Amigo

January 19, 2009

three_amigos

Not to be left out, President James Monroe also died on July 4 – in 1831 — five years after Thomas Jefferson and John Adams did.

While each shared a death day, their birthdays were April 28th, April 13th, and October 30th respectively.

Source: Constitution Facts


One of the Best Men Who Ever Lived

January 18, 2009

American Presidents BlogThere is an excellent article over at the American Presidents Blog on Dolly and James Madison as seen through the eyes of a former slave.

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Preamble to the Constitution: Update 2009

January 17, 2009

us-constitutionThis was sent to me via email and I thought I’d share it. A quick check on Snopes.com reveals that they belive the email to be legit, but that it is attributed to the wrong individual.

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Jefferson Still Lives

January 16, 2009

Jefferson beats Adams…

On July 4, 1826, Thomas Jefferson famously shuffled off this mortal coil on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, besting John Adams who died later in the day.

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TJ Sighting of the Week

January 15, 2009

http://www.drmcninja.com/index.htmlIn the latest story of my favorite webcomic, Dr. McNinja (he’s a doctor who is also a ninja!) a jetpack-wearing, time travelling TJ is seen blasting those damn, dirty apes Redcoats with some awesome, second amendment worthy firepower!

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Monticello Paper Model

January 14, 2009

http://www.papermodelsonline.com/ntjmonticello.htmlA company called PaperModels Inc. is selling a paper model of Monticello. They offer 2 sizes: 7×10 and 13×16. You can save a few bucks on the smaller model by downloading it direct to your printer.

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A Cat Named Jefferson…

January 8, 2009

thomas-11From our fluff dept. files…A cat named Thomas Jefferson turns 1 year old. Click here to read about it.