. -- mrs. ramsay. jenny ramsay, they are extremely wealthy individuals. she accompanies her husband as she marches with the army. the book covers cap followers. mrs. ramsay followed her husband out of love and devotion. mrs. ramsey was the epicenter for social life for the maryland line. whenever she set up camp, the officers in the maryland line would coalesce around your campfire. -- around her campfire. they would discuss what happened. in many ways she plays an for important role in that aspect. nathaniel ramsay continues to fight through the key battles of the american revolution with the marylanders. monmouth is fear freehold new jersey -- is near freehold, new jersey. the british army at this point is evacuating philadelphia. they don't have enough troops. the book gets into the global war that the american revolution becomes part of. there are not enough troops to hold new york and philadelphia. the british decide to abandon philadelphia. washington has a decision to make. to z attack, or does he let -- does he attack, or does he let the british go? he decides on a bit of both.
. emmer: mr. speaker, i rise today to celebrate ramsay fire chief dean kapler who recently announced his upcoming retirement. since 1993, dean has been responsible for every aspect of the ramsay fire department. a responsibility that he handles with determination and enthusiasm. over the past 23 years, dean has recruited and trained 55 firefighters and maintained three fire stations. additionally, he has worked tirelessly to provide better coverage and expand fire service for the ramsay area. the dedication that dean has displayed to his home city of 37 years is further proven by the retirement date he has chosen. his retirement will be determined by the completion of the new fire department, a project that he has supervised and insists on seeing through to completion. i want to thank dean for all the work that he has done for the city of ramsay, and i wish him happiness in his well earned retirement. mr. speaker, i rise today to celebrate excel energy's monticello nuclear generating plant for receiving the above and beyond award from the u.s. department of defense. this award recogn
impressed by the fact that the personal humility and decency as mr. eastman implied help him put the rule of law ahead of his own private agenda. so we appreciated that. justice scalia's morrison dissent, i think professor ramsay referred to it early had the brilliant quip, this wolf comes as a wolf. it has often been regarded as among his finest hours on the court. why did he care so much for structural matters that undergird our constitution? >> well, i guess i'm a separation of power scholar so maybe i should answer that question. >> please take it away. >> well, i think that part of it is the rule of law in that the framers wrote the constitution with particular attention to separation of powers and federalism, which they regarded as the fundamental protections of mrliberty. the original constitution didn't have a bill of rights, had minimal protection for rights in its text. but as the federalists argued during the ratification debates, the reason was they saw the separation of -- provisions as sufficient protection for liberty, that they didn't need a bill of rights. now, of co
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