Tag Archives: Thomas Edison

By Brent Ashworth
Nov 13, 2013

This Week in History: October 22

Events: 451 – The Council of Chalcedon adopts the Chalcedonian Creed regarding the divine and human nature of Jesus Christ. 1746 – The College of New Jersey (later renamed Princeton University) receives its charter. 1797 – One thousand meters (3,200 feet) above Paris, Andre-Jacques Garnerin makes the first recorded parachute jump. 1836 – Sam Houston […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 13, 2013

Mothers: The Making of Scouts

“He led no armies into battle, he conquered no countries, and he enslaved no peoples… Nonetheless, he exerted a degree of power the magnitude of which no warrior ever dreamed. His name still commands a respect as sweeping in scope and as world-wide as that of any other mortal – a devotion rooted deep in human gratitude […]

By Brent Ashworth
Oct 17, 2013

This Week in History, October 15, 2013

This week Brent Ashworth shares some autographs and discusses the size of autographs compared to the signers position. For example, President John Adams had a large signature as president but afterwards had a smaller signature. President Nixon also had a large signature but it was smaller after Watergate. What does your signature say about you? 1793 […]