It was 10 in the morning when George Washington rode his horse
through heavy snow to inspect his plantation at Mount Vernon. (more…)
I guess you thought all of our colonists….in those early days….were of the same mind.I mean, about separating from those nasties in the mother country. (more…)
Historians say it’s the most famous duel in American History.
I agree….definitely one for the history books. (more…)
Let’s get one thing straight.
If you really don’t know anything about Meriwether Lewis–
who he was, what he did– I’ll have to fill in the details. We both need to be on the same page, at least historically. (more…)
I kid you not, it’s true! Thomas Jefferson– our country’s third President, an American Founding Father, the man who wrote the Declaration of Independence– yes, my friends, he absolutely and unequivocally died broke.
What Happened To The Midnight Ride of William Dawes And The Lights In The Tower Paul Revere Never Saw?
As students we have all thrilled to the story of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride through the Massachusetts countryside warning the colonists of the impending British Army.
It was a clear cool night on April 18, 1775. (more…)
Who Was Parson Weems…. and Why Did He Say That Young George Washington Cut Down His Father’s Cherry Tree?
I thought that by now the “cherry tree” fable would have been settled lock stock and barrel. And well understood by one and all to be a myth conjured up by an itinerant book agent and author.