This Day In History

  • 1776 The Continental Congress prepared instructions for agents appointed to negotiate a treaty between the United States and France. Benjamin Franklin, Silas Deane and Arthur Lee were selected two days later.

Quote of the Day

“A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country?”George Washington

This Day In History

  • 1776 The Continental Congress prepared instructions for agents appointed to negotiate a treaty between the United States and France. Benjamin Franklin, Silas Deane and Arthur Lee were selected two days later.

Quote of the Day

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.George Washington