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Calm In Cleveland?

By: Soraya Shockley   Outside the Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday, Cleveland police officers closed in on a group of protesters wearing black shirts emblazoned with the words "Revolution Nothing Less" and burning an American flag. For...Show More Summary

Calm In Cleveland?

By: Soraya Shockley   Outside the Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday, Cleveland police officers closed in on a group of protesters wearing black shirts emblazoned with the words "Revolution Nothing Less" and burning an American flag. For...Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: July 20, 1778: Alexander Hamilton to George Washington

Alexander Hamilton: [To George Washington](http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-01-02-0513): >Black Point, New Jersey, July 20, 1778 >Sir, >Inclosed I transmit your Excellency a letter from the Count Destain. He has had the River sounded and finds he cannot enter. He will sail for Rhode Island tomorrow evening; in the mean time he is making...

Liveblogging the American Revolution: July 17, 1778: George Washington to d’Estaing

George Washington: [To Vice Admiral d’Estaing, 17 July 1778](http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/03-16-02-0097): >Camp at Haverstraw Bay [N.Y.] July 17: 1778. >Sir >I had the honor of receiving the night of the 14th Instant, your very obliging and interesting letter of the 13th dated off Sandy Hook, with a duplicate of another, dated the...

There Will Be No Second American Revolution: The Futility Of An Armed Revolt

"A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty."--James Madison America is a ticking time bomb. All that remains to be seen is who--or what--will set fire to the fuse. We are poised...Show More Summary

Millennials to banks: More mobile, please

As American Millennials are joining Baby Boomers and Gen Xers as the country’s main breadwinners, they’re leading a financial revolution in what they want from banks and in how they prefer to manage their finances. And if banks wantShow More Summary

There Will Be No Second American Revolution: The Futility Of An Armed Revolt

Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.” - James Madison America is a ticking time bomb. All that remains to be seen...Show More Summary

Jerks, Shockers, and Lucky Dogs at the J.A.R.

The Journal of the American Revolution has just concluded one of its popular group interviews, in which chief editor Todd Andrlik asks a bunch of us contributors for our opinions on various questions. Sometimes we agree, sometimes there are almost as many answers as respondents. Show More Summary

From Dallas To The B.E.T. Awards: Was The Revolution Televised?

"Fellow great Americans, hello This is heritage for my medicine" - Kendrick Lamar The greatest tragedy of human existence is the illusion of separateness. - Albert Einstein Like many of you, over the past few days, I've been a myriad of emotions; shocked, flummoxed and yet peculiarly both encouraged and discouraged simultaneously. Show More Summary

Livebloggign the American Revolution: July16, 1778: The French Fleet Arrives

Alexander Hamilton: [To Patrick Dennis](http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-01-02-0511): >D Sir >A considerable fleet of french men of war, chiefly ships of the line, has just arrived at Sandy Hook, under the command of Admiral Count D’Estaing. As the Admiral is a stranger, and is come for the purpose of co-operating with us against...

Fighting Unconstitutional Overreach Is an American Tradition

The American Revolution was not an act of radical men going beyond the law. Rather, it was an act of men who had tried every means possible to stay within the rule of law.

Bernie’s Fundraising Was Revolutionary. How He Spent His Money Was Not.

Bernie Sanders’ core pitch to Democratic primary voters was that his people-powered “revolution” would make him uniquely positioned to clean up a campaign finance system that most Americans see as hopelessly corrupted. On the strength...Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Just Made Jill Stein The Most Powerful Woman In American Politics

Bernie Sanders just passed the torch to Dr. Jill Stein, and this political revolution continues stronger than ever, especially since Stein is today the most powerful woman in politics. I explain my thought process during a recent YouTube segment, but Tim Black’s amazing interview of Dr. Show More Summary

9 Ways Bernie Sanders’ Presidential Campaign Changed American Politics

Sanders' presidential campaign might be officially over, but the political revolution is here to stay.

Liveblogging the American Revolution: July 8, 1778: West Point

[West Point](http://www.mountvernon.org/digital-encyclopedia/article/west-point/): >West Point played a crucial role in keeping the new United States from falling to the British during the American Revolution, in the years before the area became known for its famed military academy. West Point is located on a plateau on the west bank of the Hudson...

Philadelphia Archaeologists Discover Hidden Treasures in 18th-Century Toilets

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

More than 82,000 artifacts dating back to the 1700s were discovered on the site of what will soon be the Museum of the American Revolution.

Tax Exemption, Free Speech and a Bold Campaign Promise

My daughter just finished the fifth grade, and loved learning about the American Revolution. Over the July 4th holiday she explained why the colonists wanted independence: “People didn’t want to have to pay taxes without having a say...Show More Summary

The Europeanization Of America

Ever since the American Revolution, the United States has prided itself on being a special country unlike any other in the world. The "First New Nation," as Seymour Martin Lipset called it, represented the "New World" as opposed to the "Old World" of Europe. Show More Summary

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