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September 13, 1759: Battle of the Plains of Abraham

The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West is a painting which has always fascinated me.  Wolfe’s victory at the Plains of Abraham in 1759 sealed the doom of New France and also the doom ultimately of British rule in the 13 colonies.  259 more words

Congratulations to William Griffith

Our enthusiastic congratulations to Emerging Revolutionary War’s William Griffith on the release of his new book, The Battle of Lake George, England’s First Triumph in the French and Indian War.  1,066 more words


The History of the United States: Episode 35 Road To Revolution Part 1

The French and Indian War is over for the colonies and Great Britain is the big winner.  But how to pay for it all? How to tend to it all? 66 more words

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The European Migration

Religious wars plagued Christian Europe beginning in 1518 when a Roman Catholic priest named Martin Luther, published a treatise against some questionable practices of the Catholic Church. 3,844 more words

August 10, 1755: The Expulsion of the Acadians Begins

The last century of horrors has tended to swallow up the memory of crimes prior to it, but the expulsion of the native French Canadiens from Acadia by the British, beginning on August 10, 1755, still stands out.  285 more words

The History of the United States Podcast: Episode 34 The French and Indian War Part 7

Well here we are! The end of the French and Indian War.  It is a bit of a longer cast, but not overwhelming, which is good.   62 more words

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King's Survey: Stamps of Disapproval

In which we see how a metaphorical credit card bill helped trigger a non-metaphorical war.

So look, kids: we’ve been talking about a general feeling… 1,443 more words

Jim Cullen