Excerpt from Douglas Oswald’s “Annotated History of the American Revolution”, University of Michigan Press, 1932.
The twin victories at Brandywine and Hartford provided the Americans with more than just a simple morale boost. 1,444 more words
The Colonial period of the United States is often a forgotten and less-spoken of period of history. Most people know about the perceived discovery of North America by Christopher Columbus and the Spanish and the period around the American Revolution but the years in the middle, which works out to be over two centuries is largely forgotten. 1,793 more words
Caesar Rodney, a Signer of the Declaration of Independence, and His Famous "Midnight Ride"to Save a Nation
Caesar Rodney was born on his father’s farm in St. Jones Neck in Dover Hundred, Kent County, Delaware, on October 7, 1728. His family were prominent members of the community. 1,209 more words
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