Lost and Found - February 10th Edition

What to remember about February 10th…

  • 1763  Seven Years’ War (aka French and Indian War) ends with France, Britain, and Spain signing Treaty of Paris; French losses will help spur assistance to American colonies when revolution breaks out…
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History

Securing the Pass: The Battle of Lake George, September 8, 1755

This is Billy Griffith posting the first article for GTR History’s new blog. I hope you enjoy this piece on a widely forgotten military action fought during the early stages of the French and Indian War in North America. 3,831 more words

Fort Dobbs, Statesville, NC

Fort Dobbs, Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina.

As a photojournalist my career took me to various places in North Carolina, but the Twilight Tour/Cannon Firing at Fort Dobbs has always been one of my favorite photographs. 44 more words

R.I. Colonial Patriots of Color

Who is lost to the historical record? And can they be “rediscovered”? A long, often accurate, criticism of the teaching of the history of the United States is that people of color are not effectively represented.   837 more words

Collection Notes

A Note On Scalp Bounties In Pennsylvania

A very interesting little article on Scalp Bounties in 18th Century Pennsylvania. Notice that Armstrong’s men brought in the most. (I belong to a unit that portrays Armstrong’s Ranging Coy.) 7 more words

American Revolution Review

For Tuesday and Wednesday we will be reviewing the American Revolution for our CBA Test on Thursday.

The following slides cover most of the information you will need to know. 53 more words

Weinmann's Class

Remember When Taxes Used to Cause Revolutions?

This is from Town Hall Finance.

“No nation has ever taxed itself into prosperity.”
Rush Limbaugh

On this day in history, King George encouraged Americans to sign a document that became known as the “Declaration of Independence”… Indirectly, of course. 552 more words