July 6, 2017

Social Media: Then and Now

How many Twitter Followers do you think George Washington had? How many times did he tweet to the newly formed government? Were Alexander Hamilton and James Madison Facebook Friends? Did Thomas Jefferson find LinkedIn a good resource? Can you visualize Ben Franklin sending emails? How many of the founding Founders used Snapchat?In my last article The Declaration of Independence was Published without Social Media, I discussed the resourcefulness of the early American printers. I asked the questions:

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July 3, 2017

The Declaration of Independence was Published without Social Media

Could we exist without the advanced technology of today? Could the Declaration of independence be published without the advances made possible by the American Spirit of our Founding Fathers? Would we be guaranteed life, liberty and ownership? Would we even have social media or the devices we access it on? That all men are by nature equally free and independent and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society,

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July 2, 2017

The Founders Declared the Independent American Spirit

We know the American Independence was formally declared on July 2, 1776, a date that John Adams believed would be “the most memorable epocha in the history of America.” On July 4, 1776, Congress approved the final text of the Declaration. It wasn't signed until August 2, 1776.But do we know how they told everyone Independence from England was declared? The technology we take for granted today did not exist then even its most primitive form. Do we

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