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The French and Indian war; BrainPOP

This video gives a good overview of the French and Indian war. It’s quick, funny, and entertaining. They cover all of the information in a way that elementary students can understand easily. 50 more words

A Pilgrimage to Rogers Island

Whilst visiting up State New York for an Autumn break, I managed to fulfill a lifetime ambition. To go on a pilgrimage and pay homage to the great Robert Rogers. 425 more words

Special Forces

Thieves, Strumpets, Tobacco, and the French: A Glimpse into the British Atlantic World, ca1760

On this date, October 10, in 1760, William Fauntleroy appears to have been a bit cranky.  A planter and merchant in Tidewater Virginia, he took a few minutes to pen an epistolary snapshot of life in the 18th-century British world in a fascinating letter to his sister, Elizabeth, then in London.   362 more words

History

The French and Indian War, Fort Necessity, Fort Pitt, and Fort Ligonier

Our studies have recently covered the French and Indian War. There are many sites of interest related to this conflict in the Maryland and Pennsylvania region that I wish to share with you. 1,403 more words

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The Crossing Reveals Early Public Contempt for Congress

The Crossing is a story of the days when Tennessee and Kentucky were the American frontier and New Orleans was a Spanish colony.

The book is narrated by David Trimble, a Blue Ridge lad orphaned when his father goes to fight Indians. 206 more words

Historical

FEATURED ARTIST: Author Jay Heavner

Today’s featured artist is author Jay Heavner, who took some time out to discuss his book, writing, and life. Enjoy!

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Being published is a great thing, but you soon realize that just like writing the book, it is just a step to getting your book out to the public. 878 more words

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Alone Yet Not Alone

Alone Yet Not Alone is a young-adult historical fiction novel based on the true story of two sisters who were kidnapped by Native Americans during the French and Indian War in 1755 in Pennsylvania.   339 more words

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