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10 Things You May Not Know About John Adams

History.com: Learn 10 surprising facts about the most educated member of the Sons of Liberty who also served as the first vice president and second president of the United States. 48 more words

Culture

10 Things You Should Know About Joseph Warren

History.com: Learn 10 surprising facts about the dashing doctor and often-forgotten leader of the Sons of Liberty who died in battle before the United States was even born. 137 more words

History

RESTORE THE FOUNDATION FRIDAYS - John Hancock - (1737-1793)


John Hancock was born near the village of Quincy (once called Braintree), Massachusetts, January 23rd, 1737. He was born to the Reverend John Hancock who was a preacher, like his father before him. 1,115 more words

World Events

The American Revolution, Part I: The Secrets Buried at Lexington Green

Who Really Fired “The Shot Heard Round The World”? 

FOREWORD: I do not expect this two-part article to be very popular among American patriots, many of whom are my dear friends. 11,756 more words

History

Ferguson

When it comes to understanding Ferguson and the issues it’s raised for our country, my demographics work against me. As a majority male who has lived most of his adult life in small towns, the recent tumult don’t naturally resonate with me. 926 more words

Non Fiction

Military History Monday: Did a Snowball Fight Spark Revolution?

It is one of those historic places in America where a momentous event took place, and its precise spot is marked in front of the Old State House in Boston.  815 more words

Military History Monday