Tag Archives: New Jersey

Do You Know More Than One City Served as the U. S. Capital?

I recently did one of those mind-dulling quizzes on Facebook. It’s the one where they say they can tell a person’s education based on questions on U. S. history. To demonstrate how reliable the quiz is, I missed one and … Continue reading

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Richard Stockton, A Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Who Was Reviled for Recanting His Allegiance

Richard Stockton was born near Princeton, New Jersey to John Stockton on October 1, 1730. John Stockton was the founder of the College of New Jersey. Richard attended the West Nottingham Academy under Dr. Samuel Finley, and then earned his … Continue reading

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Francis Hopkinson, Designer of the U. S. Flag and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Francis Hopkinson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 2, 1737. He represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress, where he signed the Declaration of Independence. Hopkinson’s interests extended beyond politics; he was a prolific composer and writer (likely America’s … Continue reading

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John Hart, a Man Who Sacrificed Everything as a Signer of the Declaration of Independence

May 11, 2016, marked over 240 years since John Hart’s death. Hart, a signer of the Declaration from New Jersey was one of the many noted Christians among the Founding Fathers. WallBuilders, a Christian based historical group, recently posted some of our legal … Continue reading

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