Category Archives — "Thomas Jefferson"

THOMAS & MARTHA JEFFERSON

LOVE IN THE WHITE HOUSE – THOMAS & MARTHA JEFFERSON Over the next several weeks, I am going to post a series of small articles on Presidential couples, as they were when they got married. Since the husbands in these couples are well known, I will concentrate on the wives. These are in no way …

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HOW THE U.S. CAPITAL CAME TO BE.¬†Somehow, when I was in school, the penny never dropped (duh!) that GEORGE WASHINGTON actually FOUNDED Washington, DC. Tired of moving from pillar to post–we had 8 seats of government in the quarter century between the Declaration of Independence and the move to the District of Columbia–the legislators charged …

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