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The Virginia General Assembly recently celebrated its four hundredth anniversary, having been founded in 1619 at Jamestown, where America began. Besides being the oldest legislative body in the Western Hemisphere, this lawmaking body is an important, formative part of American history. It served under three national governments: The British Empire, the Confederate States of America […]

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Allan on June 16th, 2015

Magna Carta is now 800 years old.  The document was signed at Runnymede, near Windsor, in England, on June 15th, 2015. That’s 800 years. Magna Carta is important in the development of English constitutional law and is thus a predecessor document to the U.S. Constitution. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by […]

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Contra the “proposition nation” rhetoric, the U.S.A. is not an “idea”, but a real flesh-and-blood nation, with its own culture, history and traditions. I ran across an article (on the Wall Street Journal, ironically) describing the interesting “perambulation” tradition still practiced in New Hampshire.   We ought to adopt this custom on the national level. […]

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