A new museum dedicated to America’s struggle for independence will take its place a few blocks from Independence Hall in Philadelphia — and in history. The Museum of the American Revolution will open its doors April 19 on the anniversary of the shot that set off the revolution in 1775. Former Vice...
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Washington, D.C., circa 1924. "Memorial Continental Hall, 17th Street N.W." National headquarters of the Daughters of the American Revolution. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.
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From textbooks to postage stamps and post cards, William Trego?s ?The March to Valley Forge, December 19, 1777? is one of the most reproduced ? and recognizable ? images commemorating the Revolutionary War. The iconic work was recently installed at the Museum of the American Revolution and will be on display when the Museum opens on April 19. Show More Summary
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Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, Graeme MacQueen, a university professor in Canada, calls attention to the American left’s inability to exercise imagination with regard to the reports of the Warren Commission and the 9/11 Commission.Show More Summary
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“A Revolution in Color” looks at the American Revolution through the patriotic portraits of John Singleton Copley, a British loyalist.
Via The Gavekal USA Team, We recently met with geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan to discuss world events since the American election and his new book, “The Absent Superpower: The Shale Revolution and a World without America.” In the...Show More Summary
In a scene near the end of the documentary Cries From Syria, young protesters demonstrate against the Assad regime: Political change in Syria will come, they cry “with flowers, with flowers!” Six years in, that peaceful revolution is a bloody civil war, flowers and olive branches lost to machine guns ... More »
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The cookie-cutter neighborhood is an iconic American symbol of suburbia — the architecture is uniform, the lawns manicured, the colors drawn from the same palate. Facades of the houses may vary, but local kids immediately know where to find the bathroom or kitchen when entering a neighbor’s home, since it’s structured exactly like their own. Show More Summary
Thaddeus Kosciuszko engineered the colonial defenses in some of the Revolution's most critical battles
At TomDispatch.com today, Rebecca Gordon writes about “American carnage” resulting from forever wars across the globe. Her article references King George III, the “mad king” of Britain during the American Revolution, which raises an interesting point. Show More Summary
The Trump revolution is primarily a re-emergence of the American republic. Take a look at the history.
FOX’s new show Making History premiered Sunday with a much different take on the American Revolution than we’re taught in schools.