America’s Original Party of Five Pt. I

June 30, 2010

We all know who shouldered the bulk of writing the Declaration of Independence (click here for a hint), but can you name the other 4 members who made up the original 13 States’ Party of Five?

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Founding Father e-cards

May 13, 2009

Are you looking for a way to connect with an old friend? How ’bout that hottie at work who you are just too shy to approach in non-virtual reality?  Do you suffer from social networking anxiety, phobia, or even *gasp* total ignorance?? Hyper real

Do not fear! The Founding Fathers have come to the rescue once again!

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Who were the Founding Fathers?

February 18, 2009

founding fathersToday we examine a phrase that is thrown about a lot . But what exactly is a Founding Father? And more importantly, who are considered our country’s Founding Fathers?

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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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The 8th Top Event of the Past Millenium

December 24, 2008

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chadh-flickr/Time magazine listed its Top 100 events and people between the years 1000-1999 A.D. and guess who scored in the Top 10! Twice!

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The Declaration of Independence Unplugged Pt. I

November 12, 2008

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ncindc/After drafting his version of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson sought out feedback from, among others, Benjamin Franklin. Jefferson was a tactician, and probably realizing his original draft would not be universally accepted as is (as the Founding Fathers were not known to agree on a whole lot of topics), I think he conceded the fewest changes in order to get the heart of his document across.

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TJ on YouTube

October 4, 2008

Found of couple of recent clips on YouTube that looked interesting. Have a look:

A walk around Monticello
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TJ Speaks!

August 30, 2008

Here are a couple of fun clips I found.

First, an animated Jefferson speaks…

Next, a talking TJ action figure…that doesn’t blink…

And finally, a one man play about TJ…

Of the 3, I liked the doll the best its JD Sutton by a landslide (though the doll was still kind of cool). Was I the only one that found the 1st one a little creepy?? (maybe it was the voice…)