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S2E25 - "Who Wrote The Constitution"
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S2E25 - "Who Wrote The Constitution"

The founding era of the United States is full of names that played a major role in the creation of this nation. This week’s episode is about an individual who is rarely talked about, but played a tremendous role in our founding. Make sure and click on the picture below to learn about this Founding Father and to watch the latest episode of Revolutionary War Rarities. We are the podcast from the Sons of the American Revolution. Make sure and subscribe to our YouTube Channel, follow us on Instagram, join our Facebook Group, and check out our website at fastfunhistory.com. A brief list of resources to do further research on the topics mentioned in this episode. For more reading on the life of Gouverneur Morris: Forgotten Founders: Gouverneur Morris - https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/forgotten-founders-gouverneur-morris https://history.army.mil/books/revwar/ss/morrisg.htm The Committee of Style and Arrangement for the Constitution: https://www.scotusblog.com/2019/08/the-framers-intent-gouverneur-morris-the-committee-of-style-and-the-creation-of-the-federalist-constitution/ To explore Gouverneur Morris’s role in the 1811 Plan which laid out the street grid for New York City: https://thegreatestgrid.mcny.org/greatest-grid/the-commissioners --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Find Revolutionary War Rarities on the internet at https://www.fastfunhistory.com Find us on Facebook and Instagram by searching “Revolutionary War Rarities” For more educational resources from the Sons of the American Revolution: https://www.Education.sar.org
S2E24 "The Myth's of July 4th"
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S2E24 "The Myth's of July 4th"

As we approach the 4th of July, we thought it made sense to talk about the history of that date and some of the myths associated with it. Make sure and click on the picture below and enjoy this episode of Revolutionary War Rarities, the podcast from the Sons of the American Revolution. Also, make sure and subscribe to our YouTube Channel, join our private Facebook Group, follow us on Instagram, subscribe on your favorite podcast application, and check out our website at fastfunhistory.com. Show Notes: A brief list of resources to do further research on the topics mentioned in this episode. The Lee Resolution: https://www.archives.gov/milestone-documents/lee-resolution https://declaration.fas.harvard.edu/blog/dd-lee-resolution More history about how the writing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence: https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/declaration-history https://education.nationalgeographic.org/resource/signing-declaration-independence/ https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/declaration/how-did-it-happen Little Known Facts about the Declaration of Independence: https://www.history.com/news/9-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-declaration-of-independence Timothy Matlack: https://allthingsliberty.com/2021/08/timothy-matlack-scribe-of-the-declaration-of-independence/ https://archives.upenn.edu/exhibits/penn-people/biography/timothy-matlack/ The Dunlap Broadsides: https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2018/07/03/dunlaps-declaration-of-independence/ https://www.loc.gov/resource/gdcwdl.wdl_02716/?r=-0.613,0.324,2.225,0.936,0 Season 1, Episode 9: “The Busted Bell” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0m8FtU1fLY&t=2s History of the celebration of the 4th of July: https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/july-4th https://www.mountvernon.org/george-washington/the-revolutionary-war/the-earliest-july-4-celebrations/ To learn more about Constitution Hall Park in Huntsville: https://earlyworks.com/constitution-hall-park/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Find Revolutionary War Rarities on the internet at https://www.fastfunhistory.com Find us on Facebook and Instagram by searching “Revolutionary War Rarities” For more educational resources from the Sons of the American Revolution: https://www.Education.sar.org
S2E22 "Thank You Mr. Potts"
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S2E22 "Thank You Mr. Potts"

Have you ever heard of the Pott's Family and their business that manufactured military materials during the American Revolution? You might be surprised to learn where this business was located, what happened to it, and what that land was ultimately used for. Make sure and check out this episode of Revolutionary War Rarities and learn exactly where that land, that business, and that house were located and how they were all used to help win the American Revolution. A brief list of resources to do further research on the topics mentioned in this episode. John Potts: https://explorepahistory.com/hmarker.php?markerId=1-A-2B3 Resources to learn more about Valley Forge from the Battle of Valley Forge in 1777 through the Winter Encampment of 1777-1778: https://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/valley-forge https://www.nps.gov/vafo/learn/historyculture/valley-forge-history-and-significance.htm https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/winter-valley-forge Ten Facts about Valley Forge: https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/10-facts-valley-forge To learn more about modern-day Valley Forge and the Isaac Potts House: https://www.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/valley_forge/overview.html https://www.nps.gov/places/washingtons-headquarters.htm https://www.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/valley_forge/washington_headquarters.html --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Find Revolutionary War Rarities on the internet at https://www.fastfunhistory.com Find us on Facebook and Instagram by searching “Revolutionary War Rarities” For more Educational resources from the Sons of the American Revolution: https://www.Education.sar.org
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