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Yorktown 1781: Glory to the French

As we Americans prepare to celebrate Independence Day, it is worth remembering that we didn’t win our freedom all by ourselves.

And when an American mouths off about French military history, he’s not just being ignorant, he’s being ungrateful. 

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War And Peace

ELIZABETHTOWN: FORGOTTEN REVOLUTIONARY WAR BATTLE

In the spirit of the 4th of July season here’s another neglected battle from the American Revolution.

BATTLE OF ELIZABETHTOWN

Date(s): January 5th-7th, 1777

Location: Elizabethtown and Springfield, NJ… 193 more words

Balladeer's Blog

Storytime Share - Social Studies: History 3

Standard: Social Studies: History

Specific skill focused on: American Heroes/Revolutionary War

Song: “Shake My Sillies Out” (Raffi, Singable Songs for the Very Young)

Book: John, Paul, George & Ben by Lane Smith… 113 more words

Storytime Shares

'Good luck with that': Chris Christie paints himself as the 'compromise' candidate

If that’s the case, Chris Christie may not be the man for the job.

The New Jersey governor announced his candidacy for the GOP presidential nomination today, and some observers couldn’t help but be struck by this line: 494 more words

US Politics

SPANKTOWN: FORGOTTEN REVOLUTIONARY WAR BATTLE

The 4th of July is fast approaching! In the spirit of the season here’s another neglected battle from the American Revolution.

BATTLE OF SPANKTOWN

Date: February 23rd, 1777… 190 more words

Neglected History

Revolutionary Dodge Ball

Gym class at my elementary school was sometimes pretty… creative.

One day, we played Revolutionary Dodge Ball. One side would be the Americans – the other side would be the British. 68 more words

Mystery Monday: Who were the parents of Mary (Griffing) Stark?

Not every Connecticut birth was recorded. Despite claims of the “fantastic” records of Connecticut’s town halls, some parents never filed a birth registration for their children. 141 more words

Revolutionary War