The History Of The United States Podcast Episode 33: The French And Indian War Part 6

Well, shoot.  I’ve been radio silent for over a month.  But back to the wilds of North America and the war that led to the War of Independence.   53 more words

US History

Gathering Information On The 192 Immigrants

Gathering information on each of my immigrant ancestors

Joanna Ackley – she was my 8th Great Grandmother

born in Shropshire England in 1620

emigrated to New England… 78 more words


Interview with Eric Menge and Julie Wright of Snow by Night

This article is also available to read on ComiConverse!

When asked about Snow by Night at an anime convention, consumers might be told that the comic is a tale of a colonial magical girl.  1,097 more words

Indie Comic

Hereditary Order

a list I found on

As I travelled in southern Connecticut this past week we passed near many town centers = and cemeteries – I wondered if I was treading the ground of some of my ancestors.   39 more words


The Revolutionary Republic


The title of this post, “The Revolutionary Republic,” I have taken over from Ned Blackhawk from his lectures A History of Native America… 884 more words

Geopolitics And Geostrategy

The previous Declaration

“Our cause is just. Our union is perfect. Our internal resources are great…”

These words probably ring vaguely familiar, with the holiday approaching on which we celebrate our nation’s founding. 815 more words

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Columns

Lost and Found - July 3rd Edition

What to remember about July 3rd…

  • 1754  George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity during the French and Indian War
  • 1775  George Washington rides before troops in Cambridge, MA; takes command of the Continental Army…
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