On this day in 1799 George Washington died at his Mount Vernon home at age 67.  He left  a legacy of a succession of military dictatorships called the American Presidency. Washington set the example that all future dictators would follow; he combined the office of head of  state with the office which administered the government […]


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Article III refers to the third article of the Constitution of September 17, 1787, which is established when New Hampshire becomes the ninth State of the first Union, the United States of America, to ratify “this Constitution.”  This ratification establishes the Constitution of September 17, 1787 as the Constitution of the United States, a commercial […]

Eighteenth Amendment, Section 1.  “After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.” The Constitution of September 17, 1787 required […]

George Washington placed America under martial law, when as President of the United States of America since April 6, 1789, he took the oral oath of Office of President of the United States, thereby, combining the office of head of state with the head of the government.  Washington had made himself king in America for […]