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Manhattan’s Struggle for Human Freedom Against the Slave Power of Virginia

This article was originally published in the May 8, 2015 issue of Executive Intelligence magazine · by Robert Ingraham

There are myths and counter-myths surrounding the early history of the United States of America. 18,974 more words


Chasing George, Part One

It has all been said before – George Washington, THE Founding Father, is a virtually unknown entity to modern Americans, who are far more aware of his shadow (as cast by Parson Weemes, John Marshall, and a host of others) then they are of the real man. 1,359 more words

American History


As a historian, I thought the defining moment in last night’s third and final presidential debate came when moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News asked Donald Trump if he was prepared to accept the outcome of next month’s election should he be defeated.  1,021 more words

U. S. Politics

George Washington on "Party Disputes"

“Truth is so enveloped in mist and false representations that it is extremely difficult to know through what channel to seek it.”

President George Washington, 1795… 12 more words

Ron Andrea

The Relevance of Thomas Paine

I have been reading Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” about which Wikipedia has this to tell us:

Thomas Paine has a claim to the title The Father of the American Revolution…

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The Battle of Yorktown, 1781: Cornwallis's Surrender

Today (Oct. 19) in 1781, British General Charles Cornwallis surrendered to American forces at Yorktown in Virginia.  It was not technically the end of the American Revolution. 150 more words

Travel / Places

Victory at Yorktown!

On October 19, 1781, British General Charles, Lord Conwallis surrendered his army of more than 8,000 men to George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia. Cornwallis’s action brought an end to a siege which had lasted nearly two weeks.   388 more words

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