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January 20, 1776

The Virginia Convention declares that the best method of opposing the British would be to open all ports to international trade from every country except England. 639 more words

American History

January 20,  1788  I Have a Dream, Savannah edition

The “Anne” sailed from England in November 1732.  On board were 114 colonists including General James Oglethorpe, intending to found the Colony of Georgia. The group headed south after a brief stay in Charleston, South Carolina.  622 more words


Farewell Barry, and Thank You.

New York, NY — The other night before going to bed I watched the Netflix original “Barry.” The film was a slice-of-life moment during Barack Obama’s years at Columbia undergrad in New York City. 1,503 more words

United States Of America

The People "Hamilton" Forgot: Benedict Arnold

I am setting out on a mission that is probably way beyond my skill set. That mission? To shed light on the revolutionary war figures that slipped through the cracks of Lin Manuel Miranda’s script. 950 more words

General Nerdiness

Here’s How America’s First Outsider President Set A Precedent For Inaugurations

By Jarrett Stepman ~

The Washington establishment was stunned.

A political outsider with few connections in the nation’s capital, but wide national celebrity among the American people, was going to be the next president of the United States. 1,454 more words

Public Opinion

America Under Siege: Civil War 2017 (documentary)

The issue is never about the issue. The issue is always about the revolution.

While 700,000 protesters are converging on Washington D.C. for Inauguration Day—in addition to anti-Trump rallies planned in dozens of cities across the country—the political groups behind the protests remain shrouded in mystery. 88 more words