Of Plymouth Plantation: Bradford’s History of the Plymouth Settlement

Type: Audio Book Author: William Bradford Runtime: 11:14:4 View Free Online E-Book Summary Written over a period of years by the leader of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts, William Bradford, Of Plymouth Plantation is the single most complete authority for the story of the Pilgrims and the early years of the Colony they founded. Written […]

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Mayflower Compact

The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It was written by the Separatists, also known as the “Saints”, fleeing religious persecution from James VI and I. They traveled aboard the Mayflower in 1620.  (read more) Related events: November 11, 1620 – Pilgrims sign Mayflower Compact

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George Washington’s Farewell Address

FRIENDS AND FELLOW-CITIZENS: The period for a new election of a citizen, to administer the executive government of the United States, being not far distant, and the time actually arrived, when your thoughts must be employed designating the person, who is to be clothed with that important trust, it appears to me proper, especially as […]

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The Declaration of Independence

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]

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The Constitution of the United States of America, 1787

Associated Locations: Independence Hall, Washington D.C. Associated Dates: September 17, 1787 – Constitution of the United States signed Preamble We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to […]

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First Thanksgiving Proclamation (1676)

June 20, 1676 Charlestown, Massachusetts The Holy God having by a long and Continual Series of his Afflictive dispensations in and by the present Warr with the Heathen Natives of this land, written and brought to pass bitter things against his own Covenant people in this wilderness, yet so that we evidently discern that in […]

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Benjamin Rush

Associated Locations: Byberry, Philadelphia County Associated Dates: January 4, 1746 – Born Benjamin Rush is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki.

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A More Perfect Union (1989)
A More Perfect Union Joseph Smith Foundation

This stirring 2-hour film will bring the Founding Fathers to life as you witness the struggles and the miracles that produced the Constitution of the United States and the freest nation on earth. Filmed on location at Independence Hall; Williamsburg, Virginia; and other historical sites, it dramatically chronicles how America became a nation.  (Summary by […]

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United States Constitution

Associated Locations: Philadelphia, printed Associated Dates: September 17, 1787 – Created Divine Inspiration James Madison “It is impossible for the man of pious reflection not to perceive in it a finger of that Almighty Hand which has been so frequently and signally extended to our relief in the critical stages of the Revolution.” Alexander Hamilton […]

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