Tag Archives: Benjamin Franklin

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 15, 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 10 – A Scout is Helpful

The third attribute in the Scout law is helpful. A Scout is helpful. He is cooperative. He is productive. He does a “Good Turn.” Part of being helpful is to be positive. It is difficult to see the needs of others if you are consumed with negative thoughts. We all have them. But negativity can […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 11, 2013

American Eagle: An Enduring Symbol of American Freedom

The bald eagle is the national bird of the United States. In 1776 Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson included it on the nation’s seal. The eagle is an enduring symbol of American freedom. Condensed from Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government – The Great Seal of the United States: “On July 4, 1776, Benjamin […]