1776


Happy Independence Day – Warriors Trail

In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]


Declaration of Independence

In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws […]


“The Crisis” by Thomas Paine

On this day in 1776, Thomas Paine published one of the most important documents of it’s time (The Crisis).  Today, it is one of my favorite pieces ever written.  I believe it should be mandatory reading throughout American schools.  Enjoy! December 23, 1776 These are the times that try men’s souls.  The summer soldier and […]


This Day In History (August 10, 1776)

“On this day in 1776, news reaches London that the Americans had drafted the Declaration of Independence. Until the Declaration of Independence formally transformed the 13 British colonies into states, both Americans and the British saw the conflict centered in Massachusetts as a local uprising within the British empire.  To King George III, it was […]


This Date In History – (August 2, 1776)

“On this day in 1776, members of Congress affix their signatures to an enlarged copy of the Declaration of Independence. Fifty-six congressional delegates in total signed the document, including some who were not present at the vote approving the declaration.  The delegates signed by state from North to South, beginning with Josiah Bartlett of New Hampshire and ending […]


Declaration Of Independence

In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws […]


This Day In History (July 2, 1776)

On this day in 1776, the Second Continental Congress, assembled in Philadelphia, formally adopts Richard Henry Lee’s resolution for independence from Great Britain.  The vote is unanimous, with only New York abstaining. The resolution had originally been presented to Congress on June 7, but it soon became clear that New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and South Carolina were as yet unwilling to declare […]


The Ferguson Rifle: Could Have Changed the American Revolution (2nd Ed.)

“From demonstrating his rifle in front of King George III in October, 1776, to his death at the Battle of Kings Mountain, author Tim L. Jarvis tells the story of Patrick Ferguson and his patented breech loading rifle known as the Ferguson Rifle. The author provides facts, based off of original primary source documentation, as […]


“The Crisis” by Thomas Paine

On this day in 1776, Thomas Paine published one of the most important documents of it’s time (The Crisis).  Today, it is one of my favorite pieces ever written.  I believe it should be mandatory reading throughout American schools.  Enjoy! December 23, 1776 These are the times that try men’s souls.  The summer soldier and […]


Happy 4th of July

In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]