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At the Queen's Command: A Review

I have been slacking on the blogging, but I’m back for a bit, with (surprise!) a nerdy-as-hell book review

Also, I just talked a bit about this particular book in my last… 567 more words

Book Review

Waving the 'White Flag'

As a former U.S. History teacher, I truly enjoyed studying critical events in history and examining their timely place on a timeline. Lets face it, every piece of history falls into place perfectly to put us on a track to exist where we are today.   612 more words


Lost and Found - October 13th Edition

What to remember about October 13th…

Happy Birthday United States Navy

  • 1775  Continental Congress orders establishment of the Continental Navy; will become the United States Navy…
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Review: Deadly Occupation: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Mystery

A Different Angle on History and Mystery

 I’m a fan of in-depth, accurate history, with a particular interest in the eighteenth century American South, therefore I had high expectations for this book. 493 more words

Historical Fiction

Legal Professionalization and the American Revolution

John Adams thought that James Otis set the whole American Revolution in motion in 1761. Otis’ argument against writs of assistance, in a legal case that year, Adams wrote, “was the first scene of the first Act of opposition to the Arbitrary claims of Great Britain. 1,188 more words

American Revolution

A Change on the Horizon...

You can almost feel the cold weather from just looking at the painting. With the snow on the ground, and white specks of wintry mix falling in the distance, one almost wants to say “brrr.” 377 more words

Revolutionary War