American Philosophical Society

Founded by Benjamin Franklin. Franklin, Rittenhouse and then Jefferson each served as the Society's president. […]

John F Kennedy

John F. Kennedy came to office in 1961 with a promise to "get this country […]

Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson was a wealthy planter by background, but as president he conveyed to the public […]

United States of America

United States origins European philosophers form the bulk of United States government ideals. The United […]

United States territory

Louisiana Purchase Livingston and James Monroe, whom Jefferson had sent to Paris to assist in […]

United States Whigs

Clay's American System program had three components: a national bank, to provide the nation with […]

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