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In successfully segregating the issue of slavery from the question of political liberty, Founding Fathers like Benjamin Franklin perpetuated an institution that had destroyed generations of enslaved blacks, and would destroy generations more.
The Souls of Black Folk appeared in print on April 18, 1903--127 years after the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and 116 years after they adopted the United States Constitution in 1787.
We who obey the rule of law, who recognize the wisdom of our founding fathers, who support the liberties established by our Bill of Rights--what are we going to do about the lawlessness encouraged by the far right's Pat Buchanans, Pat Robertsons, Jerry Falwells, and others of their ilk?
Governor Huckabee said, "I have enormous respect and admiration for our Founding Fathers, whose vision has stood the test of time.
It's obvious they can't seem to accept the fact that one of our founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson, has slaves and, yes, fathered children from one of them named Sally Hemings.
Benjamin Franklin,'' four hours on the only Founding Father whose ornate signature appears on the Declaration of Independence, the peace treaty with England and the Constitution, gets by largely on the magnanimously droll personality of its subject.
On the eve of America's retribution against Iraq, a state that sponsors and promotes religious terrorism, the court's refusal to reconsider its decision is an especially timely reminder that the Founding Fathers fought for the creation of a nation based on individual rights - which means the right to not believe in God and the right to not participate in religion.
As part of an organization of more than 2000 employees worldwide and over 250 in North America, IDS Scheer is built upon a foundation of business process excellence that began when the company was founded in 1984 by August-Wilhelm Scheer, widely recognized as a founding father of Business Process Management.
The Jefferson Rule: How the Founding Fathers Became Infallible and Our Politics Inflexible considers the patterns of American politics that originated with the founding fathers, but which have moved far from their early guidance.
I also am very fond of the US founding fathers but we cannot deny that the US is no longer a great country.
KARACHI -- The 55th death anniversary of founding fathers of Pakistan, Nawab Mohammad Ismail Khan will be observed by his family with honour and respect, on June 28.
Geeksmith Productions announces the release of its futuristic comic book series; The Founding Fathers.