This Day In History

  • 1775 On this day, London merchants petition Parliament for relief from the financial hardship put upon them by the curtailment of trade with the North American colonies.

Quote of the Day

-Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy? -A Republic, if you can keep it.A Mrs. Powel to Benjamin Franklin

This Day In History

  • 1775 On this day, London merchants petition Parliament for relief from the financial hardship put upon them by the curtailment of trade with the North American colonies.

Quote of the Day

“The accumulation of all powers legislative, executive and judiciary in the same hands, whether of one, a few or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.”[6] In the Federalist No. 47, “Publius”/James Madison pointed out the necessity of having separation of powers.James Madison