Daniel Boone: As large as legends suggest

by Bill Federer -- Daniel Boone served with George Washington in 1755 during the French and Indian War, under British General Edward Braddock. In 1765, Daniel Boone explored Florida. He once exclaimed: more…

Who had biggest impact on Constitutional law?

by Bill Federer -- "The power to tax involves the power to destroy," wrote Chief Justice John Marshall, McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819. No one had a greater impact on Constitutional law than more…

What happens to democracy without morals?

by Bill Federer -- He sat next to George Washington in the pew at St. Paul's Chapel in New York during the religious service following Washington's presidential inauguration. He helped ratify the more…

The forgotten patriot with a profound impact

by Bill Federer -- John Langdon was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1741 and grew up as a member of the North Congregational Church, where his distant relative, future Harvard President more…