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If I were a superintendent of schools I would be inclined to advise  publishers of history texts  to invite Sarah Vowell to author my high school books.  410 more words


Casimir Pulaski

“Pulaski has died as he lived, a hero, but an enemy to kings.”

At the eastern end of Freedom Plaza, at 13th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, is the equestrian statue of General Casimir Pulaski. 545 more words

Washington DC

Surround Me, by Marguerite Martin Gray

Publisher’s Overview:

As the dark curtain of the rumors of revolution threatens to descend, Louis Lestarjette pursues his relationship with Elizabeth even as the emotional and physical struggles set the course for a life of changes. 601 more words

Christian Fiction

New Bridge Landing: 240th Anniversary Revolutionary War Reenactment Celebration (Video)

On Sunday, November 20th, 2016, the Bergen County Historical Society celebrated the 240th anniversary of the Battle of New Bridge. The celebration included a Revolutionary War reenactment along with various festivities and tours of the site. 203 more words


S'il Vous Plaît Nous Aider, France

Your Highness,

I am an American Patriot and I’m dedicating this blog post to you. It is an honor being able to speak to the King of France… Speaking on behalf of all of the Patriots, we’d really appreciate it if you’d support and endorse us openly during these difficult times. 178 more words

The James Bond of the Revolutionary War

At the start of the war, I found myself agreeing with the rebels, rather than my home country. That’s when I knew that I couldn’t continue to support Britain. 135 more words

Day 22 - "Ben Franklin looks like a clown."

In today’s practicum:

Today I taught a lesson about the Declaration of Independence.  I had a 40 minute block to teach this topic.  I opened with a fun video of a modern song adapted to describe the Declaration, and then I had the whole class take notes on the basics (when, where, why, who, etc.) Following this, we watched a video of a reading of the Declaration by celebrities, which had subtitles on it for students to follow along with.   233 more words