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4 Random Thoughts On The 4th

I hope everyone has a wonderful 4th of July weekend! I’m being a bit of a bum as big stuff is happening next week and I just wanted to take a break and rest up before it all comes rushing down the pike. 485 more words

Everyday Life

The Battle of Bunker Hill: The first major battle of the American Revolution

Following the battles at Lexington and Concord, British troops had retreated back to Boston. Thus began a two month stalemate as the British found themselves trapped and surrounded by over 15,000 Patriot troops. 202 more words

American Revolution

The Other Tea Parties

Did you know that the Boston Tea Party wasn’t the only tea party to be held in the colonies? There were at least ten others held after Boston. 871 more words

Early American History

Bingeworthy History Shows

Recently there has been a sudden rush of history related television series that are totally “bingeworthy” and packed with high quality battle scenes. If you are bored this summer check out these three series. 852 more words

The Sons Of Liberty–A Band of Thugs, or The Loyal Nine?

Due to a recent minor medical issue, I was sidelined for a few weeks. As a result, I watched a lot of television, including a marathon session of the… 709 more words

Sons of Liberty

Watched the program “Sons of Liberty” today. The story of the struggle in 1776 of American colonists to secure their rights, by force of arms if necessary, against an unjust and tyrannical English King and his occupying Army. 587 more words

Inspired By the Americans

On December 16, 1773, in Boston, Massachusetts harbor, American colonists belonging to the Sons of Liberty stole aboard trade vessels anchored in the water. In protest to recently passed British legislation, the Native American dressed Sons of Liberty dumped 342 chests of tea into the water. 287 more words

Emerging Civil War