Sixty years ago Today the Ford Motor Company produced it’s 50 millionth automobile the Thunderbird, and fifty years ago today General Motors produced it’s 100 millionth automobile, the Tornado, putting the automobile revolution in full swing and launching the Automotive industry to its height (before their downfall began in the 1970s and 1980s with a […]
On Wednesday, 7 March, the State Library of Massachusetts will host a book talk and signing by Brooke Barbier, author of Boston in the American Revolution: A Town versus an Empire.That publisher explains:In 1764, a small town in the British colony of Massachusetts ignited a bold rebellion. Show More Summary
Modern Western conservatism came into being in response to the American and French Revolutions. Like liberalism, it has waxed and waned as a political movement during the decades since. According to some historians, the origins of contemporary American conservatism can be traced to the 1920s, only...
It’s never been easy for people to change their mind. But in a world of social media and polarised opinion, the stakes are now even higher. Time for a listening revolution In the past week, the spectacle of the American gun lobby facing down the bereaved families of Parkland, Florida, has been difficult to watch. Show More Summary
(Joe Malchow) I think that I am like most American men in, every five or ten years, directing my reading deep into the Revolution and the Founding generation. It is impossible to resist the magnetic attraction of this period. It is not that the Founding Fathers were geniuses (though some were) or gods (though one was close). Show More Summary
A lost hero of the Siege of Yorktown has been found at last. The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce the discovery of a unique portrait of a French general ? Claude-Anne...Show More Summary
WOOSTER, Ohio — The split in American politics we may be missing is not left vs. right or pro-Trump vs. anti-Trump but normality vs. the Trump-inspired Washington circus. If the doings in the nation’s capital seem strange when you are there, they look positively lunatic at any distance from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. First, the entire [...]Show More Summary
In the midst of an economic transformation that favors technology, the trucking industry is seeing one of its largest growth years in the past decade. In January, American trucking companies ordered the largest number of new 18-wheelers in about 12 years. Show More Summary
Much of the history of the modern Republican Party in Washington, from the “Gingrich Revolution” to President Trump, consists of repeated, successful attacks on the norms of American governance. That ethos has trickled down to Republicans...Show More Summary
This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism. AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the Washington, DC-based venture capital firm Revolution, which focuses on businesses outside of Silicon Valley. Last December,...Show More Summary
In an attempt to make the Super Bowl more appealing to the general public, the presidents of the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston and the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia have laid a wager on the outcome. If the Patriots lose, M.H.S. Show More Summary
Sebastian Gorka was right when he told Fox News that the Nunes memo would be 100 times bigger than the offenses that kicked off the American Revolution. When I saw that the memo from House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes’s (R-Calif.) office had been released, I could not believe my eyes. I sat bolt upright in […]
The American company pioneered office copy machines and the graphic interface used by today’s computers. But it was unable to turn that technology into a success.
Endorsement: Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies by Ann Hulbert is “an excellent book.” (Marginal Revolution)
How can a mere Comic Book Movie have the potential to change the face of American politics? History teaches us revolutions often ignite from less than zero. The post Will ‘Black Panther’ Ignite a Revolution? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The major revolution in American police history occurred when the historic fears of a militaristic police force were replaced by concern over daytime disorder. It was not until the mid-1840s that Americans abandoned the constable-night-watch for a police department which emphasized preventative patrolling during the day as well as at night. Show More Summary
Thus far, the North American International Auto Show has been a truck festival – more specifically, a green-truck fest. Ram showed a hybrid 1500. Ford revealed their V6 diesel. Chevrolet surprised with an inline-six diesel. ClearlyShow More Summary
Despite a long history of unfair and even horrific treatment by their government, they have served since the Revolution. Some say the honor is ‘long overdue.’
Another year, another award: The POF USA Revolution compact.308 rifle continues to rack up awards, as it has been awarded the NRA American Rifleman Magazine’s 2018 Golden Bullseye award for Rifle of the Year. Just this past August, industry peers and professionals awarded the Revolution the 2017 Firearms Industry Choice Award for Rifle of the Year. Show More Summary
The soldiers at Valley Forge risked the prime years of their lives on the hope that the American Revolution would benefit them after the war.