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The American Revolution Was Not a Party

by Ryan McMaken via Mises Daily

Writing on the Ferguson protests and riots, Darlena Cunha claimed in Time Magazine that the Tea Party “gets its name from a riot, The Boston Tea Party.” Cunha went on to then claim that the Ferguson riots are in the tradition of the Boston Tea Party, which celebrates its 241st anniversary this week. 1,155 more words

War And Foreign Policy

Pass on the Stories

Often in our genealogy we focus on finding all the names and dates in our family tree but when it comes to passing the genealogy spirit to our children or grandchildren it’s the stories that count. 624 more words

History

A 219-year old time capsule unearthed in Massachusetts

Can you imagine better timing than being able to open a time capsule right around Christmas time? Officials have uncovered one that is 219 years old in Massachusetts. 217 more words

History News

Log Cabin Shop purveys a variety of historical arms and goods

Published Feb. 3, 2006
A customer can enter the Log Cabin Shop wearing sneakers and a T-shirt, and he can exit clad in fringe, leather, fur and moccasins, armed with a Pennsylvania long rifle, ready for the 18th century. 988 more words

Clothing And Hats

"We Wish'd them a Merry Crismes": A Skirmish on Christmas Eve in 1777

Everyone is familiar with the famous scene of Washington crossing the Delaware on Christmas. Indeed, only just last weekend was the annual dress rehearsal of the crossing (which takes place on Christmas every year at… 535 more words

American History

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

Dr. Benjamin Church, Spy

Title:                      Dr. Benjamin Church, Spy

Author:                 John A. Nagy

Nagy, John A. (2013). Dr. Benjamin Church, Spy: A Case of Espionage on the Eve of the American Revolution… 1,149 more words

British Spies