Jamestown 1607


In 1607 the colonists of Jamestown had pretty much the same tools, boats, etc. as those who lived 5000 years earlier.  So what changed around this time?  Free enterprise.  The colonists started using as system of free enterprise principles.  These ideas were later refined and written in a book by Adam Smith called The Wealth of Nations.

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?  Who is considered the Father of the Constitution?  Who is the hero-general of the War for Independence?  Who was the author of the First American Bill of Rights?

The 5000 Year Leap by W. Cleon Skousen

Introduction pages 1-2

Answers:  Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, George Washington, and George Mason

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