May Posts May 4: “To promote and encourage the knowledge”John Adams' belief in education led to two great creations: state encouraged education through the Massachusetts Constitution, and the establishment of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. All this got started during Adams' "time off."Read More TR and Governors talk ConservationMay 13-15, 1908: History This Week - TR brings in 38 governors to the White House to discuss conserving our natural resources. Because too many people didn't realize that trees weren't limitless...Read More Theodore Roosevelt’s First National ParkMay 22, 1902: Theodore Roosevelt creates Crater Lake National Park, his first. But it's a beautiful start, and he'll soon double the number of National Parks.Read More May 28: To be prepared for WarIn 1798, John Adams prepared for war AND peace with the French. Today, Congress authorized the war preparations for the Quasi-War.Read More To discover more posts, click here.