18th Century Science Day at Pottsgrove Manor TRANSIT OF VENUS Saturday, September 26, 2020

While we all know the ramification of Enlightenment thinking on politics in the 18th Century, it also had a profound and seminal effect on science.  Prior to the Enlightenment, scientific thought, when it could be separated from theology, was dominated by theories of absolute truth but over the course of the 16th and 17th Centuries this …

FEDERALIST No. 85: Concluding Remarks

We are on the eve of a very important election.  Much has been said about the Constitution and what is Constitutional so let’s take a few weeks and look at the foundational letters written by Madison, Hamilton, and Jay arguing for the creation of the US Constitution.  The comment tab is open.  Please share your …

FEDERALIST No. 84: Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered.

We are on the eve of a very important election.  Much has been said about the Constitution and what is Constitutional so let’s take a few weeks and look at the foundational letters written by Madison, Hamilton, and Jay arguing for the creation of the US Constitution.  The comment tab is open.  Please share your …

Young Patriot’s Day Princeton Battlefield State Park Sunday, September 20 from 10 am to 4 pm

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 The Princeton Battlefield Society invites all school-age children to come out for a day of American history, demonstrations, activity and fun, including … Re-enactors from the New Jersey Greys who will involve young patriots in activities and demonstrate military drills and artillery“Discover Princeton Battlefield” tours and activities as well as a …

FEDERALIST No. 83: The Judiciary in Relation to Trial by Jury

We are on the eve of a very important election.  Much has been said about the Constitution and what is Constitutional so let’s take a few weeks and look at the foundational letters written by Madison, Hamilton, and Jay arguing for the creation of the US Constitution.  The comment tab is open.  Please share your …

Speech Kennett Square

September 10, 1777 (actually 2020) Several brave soldiers occupied Kennett Square on Thursday and informed the public of Parliament’s plan to end the war by Christmas. We are prepared to engage Mr. Washington and his band of merry men who have ensconced themselves on the other side of Brandywine Creek. Randell Spackman reassured everyone the …

FEDERALIST No. 82: The Judiciary

We are on the eve of a very important election.  Much has been said about the Constitution and what is Constitutional so let’s take a few weeks and look at the foundational letters written by Madison, Hamilton, and Jay arguing for the creation of the US Constitution.  The comment tab is open.  Please share your …