John Stark: The French and Indian War [1754 – 1763 CE] and the American Revolution [1775 -1783 CE]

Each state has the opportunity of honoring two persons notable in its history with sculptures in the National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol Building. 1,026 more words

June 7th National Boone Day

June 7th was selected as National Boone Day because on June 7th, 1769 he began his exploration of Kentucky, eventually founding the town of Booneborough. 309 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

Rock House: an anti-plantation SC colonial home

When the Rock House was built in 1758 in Newberry County, SC, it sat along the main road that stretched between Charleston and the South Carolina Upstate. 582 more words


French and Indian War

I enjoyed stepping away and diving into an Oceans Unit but I am excited to get back into “normal” American History. I have always been fascinated with history so I may enjoy this unit more than Caleb ;) Here is my… 582 more words


Mohicans, Movies, and Melancholy 

Last night I watched the Last of the Mohicans. Today I thought I would do something I haven’t done before so…let’s do a movie review and a societal opinion piece! 1,108 more words

Broken Dad's Blog

The History of the United States Podcast: Episode 31 Shaping Policy

Kind of a quick one this week, but as Lorne Michaels says, “the show doesn’t go on because it’s perfect, it goes on because it’s 11:30.” Also, this was a good little bridge to some bigger casts to come.   52 more words

US History

Young George Washington Sparks a World War: 1754 CE

If asked how many World Wars there have been, the average educated American will confidently answer two, specifying the Great War of 1914 CE – 1918 CE, and the conflict between Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, and the Allies, which most will date 1939 to 1945, though the fighting started in Asia in 1931 and continued in Eastern Europe until at least 1947. 1,676 more words