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Lost and Found - February 12th Edition

What to remember about February 12th…

  • 1733  British general and MP James Oglethorpe founds Georgia as 13th English colony with Savannah as its 1st city…
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COMMON SENSE By Thomas Paine (Published 1776)

Published in 1776, Thomas Paine’s Common Sense challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. The plain language that Paine used spoke to the common people of America and was the first work to openly ask for independence from Great Britain. 2,158 more words

Veterans & American History

The American Revolution, Day 2

EQ: Who is responsible for causing the American Revolution?

GQ: What were the causes of the French and Indian War?

French and Indian War

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The Erosion of Separation of Powers

In the 1780s, there began to be a distinct erosion of the doctrine of separation of powers. 495 more words

Early Republic

Something Fishy in Revolutionary New York

It’s often said that we humans see what we want to see, and particularly it seems when directed by an artwork’s title or caption.

The subliminal power of text to influence the way we look at an image always amazes me – it’s something I’m very aware of when I’m buying prints. 129 more words

Antique Prints

Guarding Against an Evil

Americans’ political beliefs were rapidly changing as the American Revolution progressed into the early years of the Republic. In fact, those beliefs were “constantly in flux, continually adapting and adjusting to ever-shifting political and social circumstances.” Gordon Wood,  413 more words

Early Republic

5 Signs You Are Like a Colonial Patriot

Every Patriot has a little rebel in them, whether one lived in colonial times or present day.

Some people wear an American flag on their lapel or fly an American flag in front of their home to show their patriotism. 649 more words