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Breen, a history professor at, recently spoke about the ragtag revolutionaries and the credit they deserve for establishing American freedoms. Every month, we throw out enough glass bottles and jars to fill up a giant skyscraper. First, “democracy” and “freedom” are not interchangeable words. He settled in the province of Maryland, where, a few years after, he received the appointment of judge, and register of the land office, and became agent ... [ MORE ] Of all the patriots of the Revolution, no man was better acquainted with the men and events of that struggle, than Charles Thomson, who was the permanent Secretary of the Continental Congress for more than fifteen years.

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